Links

Partners and Related Organizations

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

Regional and National Oral History Resources

Detroit ‘67 Oral History Project.
The Detroit 1967 Oral and Written History Project collects stories and memories of Metro Detroiters that relate to their lives and experiences before, during, and after the unrest of July 1967.

H-Oralhist.
H-Oralhist is a network for scholars and professionals active in studies related to oral history. It is affiliated with the Oral History Association.

Michigan State University, 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.

Michigan State University, the G. Robert Vincent 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.

Minnesota Historical Society, Voices of Minnesota.
Concentrating on the history of Minnesota, the oral histories in the collection cover a wide range of topics.

National Park Service, Park History Program.
The National Park service provides resources and interviews regarding the history of the nation’s National Parks.

Oral History Association

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.

University of Michigan-Dearborn, 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.

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.

Wayne State University, Walter P. Reuther Library.
Houses the Archives of Labor and Urban affairs. Its collection of interviews with union labor leaders is extensive.