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Oral history

Subject Source: Library Of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 53 Collections and/or Records:

March on Washington 50th Anniversary Oral History Project in Dig DC
March on Washington 50th Anniversary Oral ...

Milepost to Self-Government Oral History Project

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: OHP013
Scope and Contents On February 27, 1993, the Washingtoniana Division held a public panel entitled “Milestone on the Road to Self-Government” at Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library. The panel was part of the 20th Annual Conference on Washington, D.C. Historical Studies. Panelists included John Bonner Duncan, Walter E. Washington, John Hechinger, and Charles Horsky, prominent D.C. politicians who played key roles in D.C.’s transition from the three-commissioner-led government to home rule in 1973. The panel...
Dates: 1993
Milepost to Self-Government Oral History Project in Dig DC
Milepost to Self-Government Oral History P...

Mount Pleasant Oral History Project

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: OHP023

Northern Shaw Striver Historic Survey Oral History Project

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: OHP016
Scope and Contents

In 1993, Jeff Koenreich conducted these oral histories for the Library's Oral History Project. Residents of the Striver Section of the Shaw neighborhood were interviewed. Topics include the history of the neighborhood, childhood, family, segregation, the Civil Rights movement, and the community.

Dates: 1993

Out of Kenilworth Oral History Project

Identifier: OHP022
Scope and Contents Between 2003 and 2005 Joseph Lapp conducted a series of oral history interviews to document the history of the Kenilworth neighborhood. Interviewees included Lapp family members and the Fellowship Haven Church community. Topics include family stories, tenant management movement, Aquatic gardens, African-American experience and the Eastland Gardens community. Digital files include copies of all transcripts, PowerPoint presentation given at Kenilworth History Day celebration, and a general...
Dates: 2003 - 2005

Radcliffe College Black Women Oral History Project

Identifier: OHP004
Scope and Contents

Between 1976 and 1981 the Schlesinger Library of Radcliffe College in Cambridge, Massachusetts, conducted over 70 oral history interviews with African-American women, of which the transcripts of 8 D.C. interviews were donated to the D.C. Public Library. Topics include family background, childhood history, family, socioeconomic status, education, influences, accomplishments and the effects of sex and race on their lives. No tapes of these interviews were transferred to the Library.

Dates: 1976 - 1981

Saving a Community's Recollections: Takoma Park Oral History Project

 Collection — External hard drive DIG_00006
Identifier: OHP021
Scope and Contents

In 2001 the Oral History Committee of Historic Takoma received a grant from Montgomery County's Historic Preservation Commission to conduct interviews with three longtime residents of Takoma Park, Maryland. Topics include public schools, World War II, architecture, real estate development, transportation, the African-American community, race relations, churches, and recreation in the neighborhood and metropolitan area. All interviews were conducted Eilene McGuckian.

Dates: 2001
Service Worker’s Union Local 82 Oral History Project in Dig DC
Service Worker’s Union Local 82 Oral Histo...

Service Workers Union - SEIU Local 82 Oral History Project

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: OHP014
Scope and Contents

Between 1993 and 1997, Service Employees International Union Local 82, the DC branch of a union representing mainly custodial workers, conducted a total of 13 oral history interviews with union members as part of the Service Workers’ Oral History and Education Project. Interviewees were current and former union members of all ages, some who had taken part in union leadership. Topics include work experiences, union politics, interviewee experiences in union leadership, and health.

Dates: 1993 - 1997