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Oral history

Subject Source: Library Of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 53 Collections and/or Records:

Go-Go Museum and Café Collection

 Collection — External hard drive DIG_00030
Identifier: 225
Content Description

The Go-Go Museum & Café and partners collected 11 oral histories, produced two go-go concerts, and organized a major conference on go-go: “Go-Go Preservation Week 2021” in collaboration with the Traditional Arts DC project at Howard University. The Go-Go-Preservation Week panel discussions, concerts, and oral history collections.

Dates: 2021

Home Rule Oral History Project

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: OHP018
Scope and Contents

A team created by the Washington Times (reporters Rupert Welch and Isaiah J. Poole) conducted a total of 18 oral history interviews as part of a five-part series dealing with home rule. There are no transcripts for this project.

Dates: 1980 - 1990

Ivy City Oral History Project Collection

Identifier: OHP027
Scope and Contents From 2005 and 2007, Ingrid Drake coordinated the Ivy City Oral History Project, in collaboration with the youth of Ivy City Achievers. She interviewed and supervised interviews with residents of the Ivy City neighborhood of Washington, D.C. The project was part of a larger initiative of Empower D.C., a grassroots nonprofit in D.C., called the Ivy City Neighborhood and Oral History Project, which began in 2004. The larger initiative arose from a plan to preserve Alexander Crummell School in...
Dates: 2005-2007

Jewish Historical Society Oral History Project

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: OHP001
Scope and Contents From 1980 – 1981, the Jewish Historical Society of Greater Washington, D.C., conducted a total of 26 oral history interviews with local Jewish senior citizens to learn about growing up in Washington in the early years of the 20th century as well as the development of the Jewish community. Topics include arriving and settling in Washington, military service, education, businesses and professions, family relationships, synagogues, traditions and customs, and leisure time activities....
Dates: 1980 - 1981
Jewish Historical Society Oral History Project
Jewish Historical Society Oral History Pro...

Jewish Historical Society Oral History Project

 Digital Collection
Identifier: dcpl_ohp001

Latino Youth Community History Project Oral History Project

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: OHP005
Scope and Contents From 1981 and 1982, the Latin American Youth Center in Washington D.C. conducted approximately 47 oral history interviews with Latino community members, of which 24 were donated to the Library. The project's directors were Lisa Wheaton and Lesley Rankin-Hill. The project was funded by the National Endowment for the Humanities, and all interviews were conducted by high school students. Indexes are in English and Spanish; taped interviews are in Spanish. Collection contains notes on interviews...
Dates: 1981 - 1982
Latino Youth Community History Project Oral History Project in Dig DC
Latino Youth Community History Project Ora...

Lewis, Charles Thomas

 Unprocessed Material — External hard drive DIG_00029
Identifier: 2021.009

Kip Lornell and Charles Stephenson, Jr. Go-Go Oral History Collection

Identifier: 230
Content Description

This collection contains transcripts of interviews conducted by Kip Lornell and Charles Stephenson as part of the research for their book "The Beat: Go-Go's Fusion of Funk and Hip-Hop." The materials document the evolution of Go-Go performers and sound; as well as the cultural and political role the music plays in Washington, D.C.

Dates: 1988 - 1998

Mapping Segregation in Washington D.C. Oral History Project

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 220
Scope and Contents Mapping Segregation in Washington DC: School and Neighborhood Desegregation in Ward 4 documents the transformation of Ward 4 neighborhoods and schools during the 1950s and early 1960s. Ward 4 was predominantly white in the early 1940s, but saw a shift in demographics as white families fled after the 1954 U.S. Supreme Court ruling in Bolling v. Sharpe, in which public school segregation was deemed unconstitutional in the District of Columbia. This project primarily consists of interviews with...
Dates: 2014 - 2021