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Oral history is the collection and study of historical information about individuals, families, important events, or everyday life using audiotapes, videotapes, or transcriptions of planned interviews. These interviews are conducted with people who participated in or observed past events and whose memories and perceptions of these are to be preserved as an aural record for future generations.
  • Canadian Oral History Association

    Presenting information on this Association's journal and calendar, plus a guide to the archive of histories.

  • Center for Studies in Oral Tradition

    Conducts academic research into oral traditions and includes information on the Center's journal and news.

  • International Oral History Association

    Organization that brings together oral historians around the world. Contains journal information, news, resources and details of conferences.

  • Oral History Association

    US organization provides information on its oral history projects and events plus guidance on using technology to capture oral histories. https://www.facebook.com/oralhistoryassociation# OHAnetwork http://www.oralhistory.org/feed/

  • Oral History Association of Australia

    Provides information on oral history in Australia, branches, publications, conferences, membership and guidelines for ethical practice.

  • Oral History Association of South Africa

    Find information on the committee, constitution, newsletters, conferences and resources.

  • Oral History Society

    UK organization dedicated to the collection and preservation of oral history. Overview, advice, journals, events, members, regional networks and resources.

  • Story Corps

    Non profit project which enables ordinary people to record oral history conversations, which are then held in the Library of Congress. Includes story archives, interview question prompts and details of how to record your own story or conversation.

  • Voice/Vision Holocaust Survivor Oral History Archive

    The University of Michigan presents oral interviews with holocaust survivors, includes special collections.

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