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    • Oral History of British Science

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      Oral history is the collection and study of historical information about individuals, families, important events, or everyday life using audiotapes, videotapes, or transcriptions of planned interviews. These interviews are conducted with people who participated in or observed past events and whose memories and percepti ... Read »


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    • 6 billion Others

    • 7 billion Others (French: 7 milliards d'autres) is a series of videos by Yann Arthus-Bertrand. Each of the videos feature a single person telling the viewer about their life, often in their native language. The project's homepage states that since the project's beginning in 2003, over 5000 individuals have had their te ... Read »


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    • Activist Women's Voices


    • Association for Diplomatic Studies and Training

    • Association for Diplomatic Studies and Training

      The Association for Diplomatic Studies and Training (ADST) is a United States non-profit organization established in 1986 which chronicles the history of American foreign policy and practice. The ADST's major initiative is the Foreign Affairs Oral History Project. ADST interviews American diplomats as soon as possible ... Read »


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    • Association of Personal Historians

    • The Association of Personal Historians (APH) is an international non-profit trade association dedicated to developing, supporting and marketing the work of self-employed writers and small businesses who are engaged in preparing print, video, and audio memoirs recording the lives of individuals, families, and communitie ... Read »


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    • Bay Area Holocaust Oral History Project

    • The mission of the Bay Area Holocaust Oral History Project (BAHOHP) is to gather oral life histories of Holocaust survivors, liberators, rescuers, and eyewitnesses. The project is developing and maintaining a catalogue database for public use. Their goal is to provide students, scholars, resource centers on the world, ... Read »


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    • Black Women Oral History Project

    • The Black Women Oral History Project consists of interviews with 72 African American women from 1976 to 1981, conducted under the auspices of the Schlesinger Library of Radcliffe College, now Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study. Beginning in 1977, Ruth Edmonds Hill coordinated and devoted herself to the complet ... Read »


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    • Boy Wonder (novel)

    • Boy Wonder is a novel by James Robert Baker published in 1988. The novel is a mock of oral history of Los Angeles, California in which we hear the life of Hollywood avant-garde film producer Shark Trager. Orange County, California 1950: GALE 'SHARK' TRAGER is born to long-suffering WINNIE TRAGER in the backseat of her ... Read »


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    • British Library Sounds

    • British Library Sounds (previously named Archival Sound Recordings) is a British Library service providing free online access to a diverse range of spoken word, music and environmental sounds from the British Library Sound Archive. Anyone with web access can use the service to search, browse and listen to 50,000 digiti ... Read »


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    • Cantigny First Division Oral Histories Collection

    • The Cantigny First Division Oral Histories [1] are a collection of video oral history interviews with veterans of the 1st Infantry Division of the United States Army, commonly known as the Big Red One. The First Division was the first permanent division in the regular Army, and is recognized by its ability to improve b ... Read »


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    • The Chariton Collector

    • The Chariton Collector

      The Chariton Collector was a local history and folklore magazine published biannually between 1980 and 1989 by students at Kirksville High School, Kirksville, Missouri. The magazine took its name from the Chariton River, which flows through northeast Missouri. In Fall of 1979 a new class, Local History, was offere ... Read »


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    • Charles Babbage Institute

    • The Charles Babbage Institute is a research center at the University of Minnesota specializing in the history of information technology, particularly the history of digital computing, programming/software, and computer networking since 1935. The institute is named for Charles Babbage, the nineteenth-century English inv ... Read »


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    • China Candid

    • China Candid: The People on the People's Republic (University of California Press, 2006) is a book written by Chinese journalist Ye Sang (桑晔 Sang Ye). It is the second book of interviews Sang has been involved in, following co-authorship with Zhang Xinxin on Chinese Profiles (Beijing 1986), revised as Chines ... Read »


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    • Columbia Center for Oral History Research

    • Located within Butler Library, Columbia University Center for Oral History Research is the oldest oral history program. Pulitzer Prize winner Allan Nevins founded the program in 1948. There is an extensive list of projects belonging to the center, both current and completed. Currently the office holds 8,000 taped memoi ... Read »


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    • The Complete Library of Congress Recordings

    • The Complete Library of Congress Recordings

      The Complete Library of Congress Recordings is a 2005 box set of recordings from jazz pioneer Jelly Roll Morton. The set spans 128 tracks over eight CDs. It won two Grammy Awards in 2006, Best Historical Album and Best Album Notes. In 1938, noted musicologist and Morton biographer Alan Lomax conducted a series of ... Read »


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    • Dastan

    • Dastan (داستان dâstân, Persian for "story") is an ornate form of oral history from Central Asia, the most famous of which is Dede Korkut—which may have been created as early as the beginning of the 13th century. A dastan is generally centered on one individual who protects his tribe or his ... Read »


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    • Forgotten Voices

    • A series of audio tapes and books put together by the Imperial War Museum (IWM), the Forgotten Voices series brings the IWM's sound archive to life. The sound archive features thousands of interviews with people who survived wars in which the British were involved in the 20th Century. Each book has been compiled by an ... Read »


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    • Geographers on Film

    • Geographers on Film is an archival series of more than 300 filmed and taped interviews with various distinguished geographers dating back to 1970. The series was created as an educational resource by geographer Maynard Weston Dow, Plymouth State University, and his wife, Nancy Freeman Dow. The series was supported in p ... Read »


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    • The Heartland Series

    • The Heartland Series is a series of television programs about the culture of Appalachia, produced by WBIR-TV of Knoxville, Tennessee, over the 25-year period 1984 through 2009. The series has been produced on a limited basis since 2010. The Heartland Series was conceived in 1984 to commemorate the 50th anniversary ... Read »


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    • International Oral History Association

    • The International Oral History Association (IOAH) is a professional association established to provide a forum for oral historians around the world. IOHA was formally constituted in June 1996 at the IXth International Oral History Conference in Gothenburg, Sweden. It holds international meetings biannually and publishe ... Read »


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    • Kouroukan Fouga

    • According to the Epic of Sundiata,Kouroukan Fouga or Kurukan Fuga was the constitution of the Mali Empire created after the Battle of Krina (1235) by an assembly of nobles to create a government for the newly established empire. According to oral tradition of the griot poets of Mali and Guinea, the Kouroukan Fouga esta ... Read »


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    • Life Is Strange (film)

    • Life Is Strange is a 2012 American documentary film of interviews giving an oral history portrait of the life of pre-World War II European Jews by filmmaker Isaac Hertz. The film juxtaposes the childhood memories of interviewees with archival footage. Interviewees include Israeli president Shimon Peres, author Uri Orle ... Read »


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    • Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History

    • The Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, also known as The Nunn Center, at the University of Kentucky is a center of oral history interviews concentrating on 20th and 21st century, state Kentucky history. The Nunn Center maintains a collection of over 8,000 interviews made up of over 100 projects with an emphasis on ... Read »


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    • Wendy Lowenstein

    • Wendy Lowenstein (Katherin Wendy Robertson Lowenstein) 1927—2006 was "a pioneer in oral history", an Australian historian, author and teacher notable for her recording of people's everyday experiences and her advocacy of social activism. She pioneered oral history in Australia, with Weevils in the Flour in 1978 b ... Read »


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    • Maria Rogers Oral History Program

    • The Maria Rogers Oral History Program, or MROHP, collects and archives oral histories about Boulder County. Started in 1976, the program began with a handful of donated interviews, but now includes more than 1600 interviews, available both on the internet and at the Boulder Public Library's Carnegie Branch Library for ... Read »


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    • Memory of Nations (website)

    • Post Bellum is a Czech educational non-profit organization, founded in 2001. The organisation was formed by a group of historians and journalists, with the aim of increasing public knowledge of the 20th Century history of the Czech Republic and neighbouring countries, especially among younger generations. Post Bellum h ... Read »


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    • Mississippi Freedom Project

    • The Mississippi Freedom Project (MFP) is an archive of oral histories collected by the Samuel Proctor Oral History Program at the University of Florida. The ongoing project contains 100+ interviews online and focuses on interviews with civil rights veterans and notable residents of the Mississippi Delta. The collection ... Read »


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    • NAMM oral history

    • The NAMM Oral History Program was created and is funded by NAMM, the International Association of Music Products. The program was approved by the NAMM board of directors in the years before the association, which is known for its yearly trade shows, was ready to celebrate the 100 anniversary of the organization. The fi ... Read »


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    • National Day of Listening

    • The National Day of Listening is an unofficial day of observance where Americans are encouraged to set aside time to record the stories of their families, friends, and local communities. It was first launched by the national oral history project StoryCorps in 2008 and now recurs on the Friday after Thanksgiving Day, wh ... Read »


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    • National Life Stories

    • National Life Stories

      National Life Stories is an independent charitable trust and limited company (registered as the ‘National Life Story Collection’) based within the British Library Oral History section, whose key focus and expertise is oral history fieldwork. Since 1987 National Life Stories (NLS) has initiated a series of inn ... Read »


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    • Old Lesbian Oral Herstory Project

    • The Old Lesbian Oral Herstory Project (OLOHP) is a collection of interviews created by Arden Eversmeyer for the Sophia Smith Collection to document and appreciate the lives of members of Old Lesbians Organizing for Change (OLOC). The project contains over 150 interviews and transcripts, many of which include secondary ... Read »


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    • Oral history in modern Mali

    • Circa 1230s-1600s, the Mali Empire was created in Western Africa along the Niger River. Often associated with being founded by Sunjata Keita, the history of Mali is extremely based on oral history. The story of the founder of Mali, Sunjata Keita, is largely based on oral history. Oral history may be defined as the pres ... Read »


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    • Oral History Metadata Synchronizer

    • The Oral History Metadata Synchronizer (OHMS) is a web application designed to enhance online access to oral history interviews. OHMS was originally designed and created by the Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries in 2008 for deployment through the Kentucky Digital Library. In 2011, t ... Read »


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    • Oral History of British Science

    • An Oral History of British Science is an oral history project conducted by National Life Stories at the British Library. The project began in 2009 with funding from the Arcadia Fund, the Royal Commission for the Exhibition of 1851 and a number of other private donors and has grown into a major archive of in-depth, life ... Read »


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    • Oral history preservation

    • Oral history preservation is the field that deals with the care and upkeep of oral history materials, whatever format they may be in. Oral history is a method of historical documentation, using interviews with living survivors of the time being investigated. Oral history often touches on topics scarcely touched on by w ... Read »


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    • Oral History Society

    • The Oral History Society promotes the collection, preservation and use of recorded memories of the past. As well as offering practical advice and support, the Society aims to raise standards in oral history practices across a range of activities and disciplines. Through an annual conference, other meetings, a web sit ... Read »


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    • Personal archiving

    • Personal archiving is a branch of archival science and genealogy, focusing on the capture and preservation of individual's personal papers and other documentary output, generally by the individuals concerned. It is often related to family history, when family historians are engaged in capturing their own living history ... Read »


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    • Post Bellum

    • Post Bellum is a Czech educational non-profit organization, founded in 2001. The organisation was formed by a group of historians and journalists, with the aim of increasing public knowledge of the 20th Century history of the Czech Republic and neighbouring countries, especially among younger generations. Post Bellum h ... Read »


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    • Queens Memory Project

    • The Queens Memory Project is a digital archive which aims to record and preserve contemporary history across the New York City borough of Queens. The project is a collaborative effort between Queens College and Queens Library that was initially funded through a grant from the Metropolitan New York Library Council (METR ... Read »


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    • Regional Oral History Office

    • The Regional Oral History Office (ROHO) is part of The Bancroft Library at the University of California, Berkeley. The office was founded in 1954. ROHO conducts, analyzes, teaches about, and preserves oral history interviews on a wide range of topics related to the history of California and the United States. ROHO staf ... Read »


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    • Samuel Proctor Oral History Program

    • Samuel Proctor Oral History Program

      The Samuel Proctor Oral History Program (SPOHP) is the official oral history program at the University of Florida. With over 6,500 interviews and more than 150,000 pages of transcribed material, it is one of the premier oral history programs in the United States. SPOHP's mission is "to gather, preserve, and promote liv ... Read »


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    • Settle Stories

    • Settle Stories

      Settle Stories is a registered charity and company founded in 2010 by Sita Brand to promote the power of storytelling for individuals, communities and organisations. The charity seeks to change your world through the use of story: In 2010, Sita Brand, a performance storyteller, theatre director, writer, and produc ... Read »


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    • Slave narrative

    • The slave narrative is a type of literary work that is made up of the written accounts of enslaved Africans in Great Britain and its colonies, including the later United States, Canada, and Caribbean nations. Some six thousand former slaves from North America and the Caribbean gave accounts of their lives during the 18 ... Read »


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    • StoryCorps

    • StoryCorps

      StoryCorps is an American non-profit organization whose mission is to record, preserve, and share the stories of Americans from all backgrounds and beliefs. StoryCorps grew out of Sound Portraits Productions as a project founded in 2003 by radio producer David Isay. Its headquarters are located in the Fort Greene neigh ... Read »


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    • The Elstree Project

    • The Elstree Project is an oral history project which began in 2010. The project is conducted in partnership by the University of Hertfordshire and Elstree Screen Heritage. The project is endorsed by the BECTU History Project and Elstree Studios. The Elstree Project interviews cast and crew members who have worked ... Read »


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    • Transgender Oral History Project

    • The Transgender Oral History Project is an initiative by and for the transgender community. TOHP collects interviews and produces multimedia content featuring a stories of transgender-identified people, and exists to empower trans folks through sharing stories of their lives. The Transgender Oral History Project is als ... Read »


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    • Voices of Oklahoma

    • Voices of Oklahoma (VOk) is an online oral history project dedicated to the preservation of the history of Oklahoma and its people. The oral histories are archived at www.voicesofoklahoma.com for educators, students, and the general public to access for research and study. First-person accounts include a wide range of ... Read »


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    • West Point Center for Oral History

    • The West Point Center for Oral History is one of the United States Military Academy's Centers for Excellence. This Center is devoted to capturing the story of the American soldier in both war and peace. Unlike other oral history archives, the West Point Center for Oral History is a video archive that records interviews ... Read »


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    • Women Who Rock: Making Scenes, Building Communities Oral History Archive

    • Women Who Rock was created in 2011 to establish an open dialogue about the portrayal of women and popular music by looking at the effects of society, culture and social justice. This community is brought together in the local Seattle area by University of Washington and Seattle University faculty members, students, com ... Read »


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    • World Oral Literature Project

    • The World Oral Literature Project is "an urgent global initiative to document and disseminate endangered oral literatures before they disappear without record". Directed by Dr Mark Turin and co-located at the Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology, at the University of Cambridge and Yale University, the project was est ... Read »


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