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PD MS 7th Grade Family History Project: Citing an Interview

7th graders research a historical event that a family member experienced or was affected by. They also try to read a historical fiction novel in relation to that time period.

Interview Citation

Depending on which type of interview you are citing--

Retrieved From Purdue Owl (

Personal Interviews

Personal interviews refer to those interviews that you conduct yourself. List the interview by the name of the interviewee. Include the descriptor Personal interview and the date of the interview.

Smith, Jane. Personal interview. 19 May 2014.

There are other types of Personal Interview Citations depending on what and how you obtain the interview information.  You can find out more information at Purdue Owl MLA at (