Oral History Links
Center for Oral History - The Center for Oral History, Social Science Research Institute, University of Hawai'i at Manoa, was established in 1976 by the Hawai'i State Legislature. COH preserves the recollections of Hawai'i's people through oral interviews and disseminates oral history transcripts to researchers, students, and the general community.
Horus - Department of History, University of California, Riverside. This is a comprehensive list of World Wide Web history resources. It features a separate oral history links page.
Oral History Internet Resources - Michigan Oral History Association. This site features an extensive list of oral history links, including oral history methodology and guides, organizations, projects, Internet directory, listservs, centers and collections, workshops and conferences, and oral history for teachers and for college credit.
Sample Oral History Projects
What did you do in the war, Grandma?
- An Oral History of Rhode Island Women during
World War II Written by students in the Honors English Program at South
Kingstown High School.
Voices from the Thirties - WPA Life Histories Home Page, Library of Congress. The U.S. Works Progress Administration collection of life histories from 1936-1940 is showcased here.
USU Oral History Project - Oral History Program, Utah State University. The Oral History Program specializes in the Intermountain region of Utah, Idaho, Nevada, and Colorado. An educational resources page, including "The Significance of Oral History," "How to Collect Oral Histories," "Telling Effective Life Stories," "Telling Stories from Our Lives" and "Making a Life-Map," and an oral history links page are available at this site.
Miami Valley Cultural Heritage Project - This site is being developed by Marjorie L. McLellan, Susan A. Eacker, Gary Greenberg, and Kathy Mason at Miami University.
Kellytown Oral History - These are the stories of people's lives in the Kellytown neighborhood of Charlottesville, Virginia, a neighborhood whose history traces far back to the 1800's. These interviews focus on individual's lives and experiences in this unique neighborhood. Each oral history will include highlights from the interviews, audio clips, family photo albums and full transcriptions.
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