Documenting History: Oral History Project

1960s

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1960s

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Jon Ozment on the History Jazz in Washington
The purpose of the oral history interview with Mr Jon Ozment is to get a sense of the history of jazz, to better understand the present. The first hand account from a performer in the Washington jazz community provides an understanding of what jazz…

You Must Be Trippin’: A Journey Through the 1960s Hippie Movement
The purpose of this Oral History Project is to give a vivid impression, and first-hand account of a movement that emboldened youth to create their own peace loving society. The Hippie Movement represented a haven, constructed in the midst of a time…

“America’s War”: Richard Barone’s Vietnam War Experience
The purpose of this Oral History Project is to collect and preserve a primary source of the Vietnam War. As this war has left an impact in both military and American history, it is necessary that this topic continues to be examined in the subsequent…

The Million Man March: A Taste of Glory
The purpose of this Oral history project and interview with David Murray is to create a document that provides insight on The Million Man March and the important events for African Americans leading up to the march. This project preserves what…

Fighting in Unfamiliar Territory: An Interview with Vietnam War Veteran
The Vietnam War left a permanent imprint on United States history, as the overall consensus among most is that it was the most controversial war in history. Additionally, the outcome of this war was a shock to many, as most believed that the United…

Woodstock
The purpose of this oral history interview with Mark M. Waksberg is to preserve a significant moment of history where three days of peace and music was enough to bring together hundreds of thousands of people into one space. This project gives a…

History and Changes Of Washington, D.C.<br /><br />
The purpose of this oral history project and my interview with Jerome Dory is to create a primary source document on the history and changes of Washington, D.C. By reading this oral history project, you will develop a greater understanding of the…

The Vietnam War: Told from the Perspective of an African-American soldier<br /><br />
The purpose of this oral history interview with Joseph Liggins is to gain insight and knowledge from a man who experienced The Vietnam War first-hand. Readers will be able to learn about how the Cold War, World War II, and the Civil Rights Movement…

The Mass Mobilization of China by Mao Zedong: The Chinese Cultural Revolution
The Cultural Revolution embodied a time of suffering of both the body and the mind, and limited the voice of the victims who are forgotten by history. Chairman Mao Zedong, leader of the Communist party, stole basic liberties from the people of China…

Like A Rolling Stone: An Oral History of the Shift from 1950’s Conformity to 1960’s Counterculture<br /><br />
The purpose of this project is to provide an account of the dramatic shift between the conforming 1950’s to the expressive and passionate 1960’s. It teaches readers about the significant events that occurred in this timespan, such as the March on…
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