The Smithsonian Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage provides a guide for conducting oral history interviews. Interviewing members of your family and community is a great way to learn about history, culture, and traditions.
Record Your Family's Oral History- before it dies out. I wonder if I could get at least my aunts and uncles to do this since I have no more grandparents. Section 3 includes a doc, 8 pages of conversation starters.
Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Definitive Oral History of a TV Masterpiece