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Acadian Handicraft Project Series
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(Louisiana: Louisiana State University. T. Harry Williams Center for Oral History),
Source: www.lib.lsu.edu
The Acadian Handicraft Project existed from 1942 until 1962. It grew out of an earlier effort by the General Education Board to support French language and culture in Louisiana. In 1942, Louisiana State University's General Extension Program picked up the project. Louise Olivier (d. 1962), served as the Extension...
(Louisiana: Louisiana State University. T. Harry Williams Center for Oral History),
Source: www.lib.lsu.edu
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Agriculture, Water Resources, and Land Use
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(California: University of California, Berkeley. Bancroft Library. Regional Oral History Office),
Source: oralhistoryportal.library.columbia.edu
Interviews on California water rights issues and irrigation legislations, and cooperatives, crop development, labor, education, and economic aspects of agriculture in California.
(California: University of California, Berkeley. Bancroft Library. Regional Oral History Office),
Source: oralhistoryportal.library.columbia.edu
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Amy Barnes Correspondence, 1876-1889
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(Alexandria, VA: Alexander Street, 2011), 575 page(s)

Amy Barnes Maynard (1859- ), the daughter of George Barnes (1815- ) and Mary Ware Lincoln Barnes (1820- ), was a native of Northborough, Massachusetts. She had a career as a cook and as a teacher of cooking in Worcester, Boston, and New Bedford, Massachusetts. In 1892, she married Samuel Taylor Ma...

(Alexandria, VA: Alexander Street, 2011), 575 page(s)
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Anna Quincy Thaxter Cushing Papers, 1816-1918
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(Alexandria, VA: Alexander Street, 2010), 4108 page(s)

Anna Quincy Thaxter Cushing (1825-1900), the daughter of Edward Thaxter (1784-1841) and Susan Joy (Thaxter) Thaxter (1791-1837), was born on 24 October 1825 in Hingham, Massachusetts. Both Anna's family and that of her husband—Dr. Benjamin Cushing (1822-1895), son of Jerom Cushing (1780-1824) and Mary (...

(Alexandria, VA: Alexander Street, 2010), 4108 page(s)
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Ellen Tucker Emerson Letters, 1863-1865
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(Alexandria, VA: Alexander Street, 2010), 366 page(s)

Ellen Tucker Emerson (1839-1909) was the eldest surviving child of Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803-1882) and Lidian Jackson Emerson (1802-1892).

This collection contains one hundred letters all written by Ellen Tucker Emerson to family and friends. The majority of the letters (45) were written to her sister Edith (1...

(Alexandria, VA: Alexander Street, 2010), 366 page(s)
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George Babbitt Oral History Collection: Series 5, 1949-1960
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(Arizona: Northern Arizona University. Cline Library. Special Collections and Archives Department),
Source: www.azarchivesonline.org
The George Babbitt collection includes 48 interviews. Most of the interviews occurred in the 1940s and 1950s, and were primarily of Flagstaff pioneers and Northern Arizona pioneers. Unfortunately many interviews were not dated. Narrators discussed Northern Arizona events from the 1870s through the 1960s. Topics in...
(Arizona: Northern Arizona University. Cline Library. Special Collections and Archives Department),
Source: www.azarchivesonline.org
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Goodbird the Indian, His Story
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written by Edward Goodbird, 1870-1938; edited by Gilbert Livingstone Wilson (New York, NY: Fleming H. Revell Company, 1914), 80 page(s)
written by Edward Goodbird, 1870-1938; edited by Gilbert Livingstone Wilson (New York, NY: Fleming H. Revell Company, 1914), 80 page(s)
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Italian Historical Oral History Collection
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(Victoria (Australia): Italian Historical Society)
To preserve oral histories of Italian migrants who settled in Victoria between 1880-1945 and those who came to post-war Australia.
(Victoria (Australia): Italian Historical Society)
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Life in Kent before 1914 Oral History Project
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(University of Kent at Canterbury)
The purpose of this research was to study the everyday lives, occupations and attitudes of people who grew up in Kent before the First World War. Five hundred interviews were conducted with men and women from all walks of life and from different parts of the county. One aim of the project was to assess the merits,...
(University of Kent at Canterbury)
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Lois Fay Powell Papers, 1925-1958
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(Alexandria, VA: Alexander Street, 2011), 1261 page(s)

Lois Fay Powell (1883-1960) of Princeton, Massachusetts, was the daughter of Annah C. Harthan Fay (1853-1938), owner of the Hitchcock Press. Their home was adjacent to Little Wachusett Mountain, owned by Susan Minns (1840-1938) of Boston, Massachusetts, and given to the state in 1927 as a wildlife sanctuary...

(Alexandria, VA: Alexander Street, 2011), 1261 page(s)
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