The Michigan Oral History Association is currently in the process of developing resources for Oral Historians.
Look here for videos, forms, and other resources in the future!
Until then, please feel free to take a look at our links to other groups and sites
Historical Society of Michigan – Lansing, Michigan
Michigan Council for Arts and Cultural Affairs – Lansing, Michigan
Michigan Historical Center – Lansing, Michigan
Michigan History Foundation – Lansing, Michigan
Oral History Association – Atlanta, Georgia
Library of Michigan – Lansing,MI
Michigan Genealogical Council – Lansing, Michigan
Local/Regional/National Oral History Resources
Walter P. Reuther Library
Houses the Archives of Labor and Urban affairs. Its collection of interviews with union labor leaders is extensive.
Veterans History Project
The Veterans History Project relies on volunteers to collect and preserve stories of wartime service that include from World War I to the present day. In addition, U.S. civilians who were actively involved in supporting war efforts are also included.
Voice/Vision Holocaust Survivor Oral History Archive
Contains over thirty years of interviews with Holocaust survivors. Provides both audio recordings and transcripts of the interviews.
Since 1966, the Oral History Association has served as the principal membership organization for people committed to the value of oral history. OHA engages with policy makers, educators, and others to help foster best practices and encourage support for oral history and oral historians. With an international membership, OHA serves a broad and diverse audience including teachers, students, community historians, archivists, librarians, and filmmakers.
The National Park service provides resources and interviews regarding the history of the nation’s National Parks.
Voices of Minnesota
Concentrating on the history of Minnesota, the oral histories in the collection cover a wide range of topics.
MATRIX: Oral History in the Digital Age
Oral History in the Digital Age provides a collection of articles, videos, and guides to the transitions facing Oral History scholars today.
The G. Robert Vine Voice Library
The G. Robert Vincent Voice Library is the largest academic voice library in the United States. It houses recordings from more than 50,000 persons.
H-Oralhist is a network for scholars and professionals active in studies related to oral history. It is affiliated with the Oral History Association.
If you are looking for equipment or recording suggestions for your Oral History project, please do not hesitate to make use of the following document prepared by member Rick Peiffer for the 2016 Oral History Forum.
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