A collection of 234 interviews, conducted between 1977 and 1982, with longtime residents of 7 Baltimore neighborhoods (Highlandtown, Hampden, Park Heights, Little Italy, South Baltimore, Old West Baltimore and East Baltimore) and with workers from the Port of Baltimore.
171 interviews are organized around specific themes, including labor, education, and community organizing. As an outgrowth of the Baltimore Neighborhood Heritage Project, the Baltimore Voices Company conducted interviews in order to create a theatrical production that was performed throughout the city in 1980.
11 interview sessions with Gertrude Williams, conducted in between February and June of 1999, by Jo Anne Robinson for her book, "Education As My Agenda: Gertrude Williams, Race, and the Baltimore Public Schools."
Collection of 10 interviews conducted between 2012 and 2013 by Aiden Faust. The project documents collective ownership of the Cork Factory and the development of the Station North Arts and Entertainment District in Baltimore City.
The 47 interviews in this collection were conducted by Guy Hollyday between 1987 and 1993 as background research for his book, "Stone Hill: The People and Their Stories." Audio clips from the interviews are available on the project website.
A collection of interviews with surviving members of the AIDS Coalition to Unleash Power, New York. The collection presents comprehensive, complex, human, collective, and individual pictures of the people who have made up ACT UP/New York.
The interviewees discuss the organization's work in adult education, cognitive research, educational testing, library science, music education, national security, teacher education, and social-science research generally. It traces the continuity of many of these programs across the second half of the twentieth century and the Corporation's expansion into global funding strategies in the areas of peace, scientific research, and international cooperation. Phase Two of the project covers the period between 1966 and 1997 of the Corporation's history.
Historian Linda Shopes brings together resources related to conducting oral histories, conducting community history projects, using and interpreting oral histories in historical research, and local history in the context of historical studies.
This well-rounded bibliography includes "sections on oral history theory and methodology, ethical considerations and legal issues, citations to key journals and videotapes, and a compendium of exemplary books and articles based at least in part on oral history research." (Links to PDF file)
Founder of the global digital storytelling movement. StoryCenter is a nonprofit organization that uses a combination of StoryWork and innovative, participatory media methods to support people in sharing personal narratives rooted in their own life experiences.
Independent organization recognized nationally for recording the stories of anyone interested in telling. Mobile recording booths and a downloadable app allow participants to tell their story which are then archived at the Library of Congress regardless of content, breadth, or agenda.