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Adlai E. Stevenson Project
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(New York: Columbia University. Oral History Research Office)
Friends and associates describe Governor Adlai Stevenson's life and career from a number of vantage points. Personal reminiscences and anecdotes recall his wit and contribute fresh material for a study of his personality. Political associates analyze and illuminate his career, particularly as Governor of Illinois...
(New York: Columbia University. Oral History Research Office)
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American Cultural Leaders Project
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(New York: Columbia University. Oral History Research Office),
Source: oralhistoryportal.library.columbia.edu
This series of interviews was conducted by Joan Simpson Burns to provide material for a study of patterns in American cultural life, published in her book The Awkward Embrace: The Creative Artist & the Institution in America. Mrs. Burns' interest centered on her subjects' family backgrounds and early exposure to t...
(New York: Columbia University. Oral History Research Office),
Source: oralhistoryportal.library.columbia.edu
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American Historians Project
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(New York: Columbia University. Oral History Research Office),
Source: oralhistoryportal.library.columbia.edu
A series of interviews conducted with leading historians, conducted by Professor John Garraty, dealing with such topics as westward expansion and economic change to 1860
(New York: Columbia University. Oral History Research Office),
Source: oralhistoryportal.library.columbia.edu
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Asian Americans: South Bay/Los Angeles Nisei
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(California: California State University, Long Beach. Virtual Oral/Aural History Archive),
Source: csulb-dspace.calstate.edu
When Japan attacked Pearl Harbor, Issei (first generation immigrants) and their Nisei children were well established in the South Bay area of Los Angeles County. Some raised fruit, vegetables and flowers on undeveloped land that they rented or farmed as sharecroppers. Others formed cooperatives or corporations to...
(California: California State University, Long Beach. Virtual Oral/Aural History Archive),
Source: csulb-dspace.calstate.edu
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Atlanta's Black Community and Education, Series O
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(Georgia: Georgia State University. William Russell Pullen Library. Special Collections & Archives),
Source: archivesspace.library.gsu.edu
This site provides only abstracts of all 14 interviews. The interviewees are individuals who are associated with the Atlanta Student Movement for Civil Rights in 1060-1961. Topics include sit-ins, the Montgomery bus boycott, faculty and parental support for the students, and civil rights leaders such as Martin Lut...
(Georgia: Georgia State University. William Russell Pullen Library. Special Collections & Archives),
Source: archivesspace.library.gsu.edu
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Austrian Project
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(New York: Columbia University. Oral History Research Office),
Source: oralhistoryportal.library.columbia.edu
Austrian immigrants to the United States discuss their careers in music, painting, and writing, and the influence of colleagues and teachers such as Oskar Kokoschka.
(New York: Columbia University. Oral History Research Office),
Source: oralhistoryportal.library.columbia.edu
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Aviation Project
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(New York: Columbia University. Oral History Research Office),
Source: oralhistoryportal.library.columbia.edu
Those interviewed included designers, engineers, pilots and executives, stunt flyers, and barnstormers
(New York: Columbia University. Oral History Research Office),
Source: oralhistoryportal.library.columbia.edu
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Aviatrix Pioneers
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(Texas: National Aeronautics and Space Administration),
Source: historycollection.jsc.nasa.gov
This NASA Oral History Project provides a unique insight from women who were pioneers in the field of aviation.
(Texas: National Aeronautics and Space Administration),
Source: historycollection.jsc.nasa.gov
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Book-of-the-Month Club Project
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(New York: Columbia University. Oral History Research Office),
Source: oralhistoryportal.library.columbia.edu
The founding and development of the Book-of-the-Month Club from 1926 to 1955. The material consists of interviews with the founders, members of the Selection Committee, and executive and technical personnel. In the most detailed of these memoirs, Harry Scherman, founder and board chairman, describes his own backgr...
(New York: Columbia University. Oral History Research Office),
Source: oralhistoryportal.library.columbia.edu
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Census Oral History Interviews
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(District of Columbia: United States. Bureau of the Census),
Source: www.census.gov
(District of Columbia: United States. Bureau of the Census),
Source: www.census.gov
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