Documenting History: Oral History Project

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The purpose of this oral history interview with Peter Liemgruber, Center Head for the Conservation Ecology Center and the Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute, was to create a record of contemporary practices in conservation biology. By…

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The purpose of this oral history interview with Grigory Khananayev is to collect and preserve a primary source account of the 2000 presidential election and Florida recount. By reading the contents of this project that converges evidence from…

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Mentioning the Cultural Revolution in China, people always think of the harsh consequences of the revolution, thus they recognize the revolution as Mao’s approach to realize his continuing dictatorship in China. The common misunderstanding of the…

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The purpose of this project is to collect and preserve the struggles of blacks in America during the Civil Rights Movement. The project highlights the importance of the March on Washington held in 1963. The interview with former DC city council chair…

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The purpose of this oral history project and interview with Bryan Mitnaul is to collect and preserve a unique primary and secondary source document on the Civil Rights Movement in the 1960’s and 1970’s. By reading this project, that is a convergence…

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The purpose of this interview is to share the story of Ron Ngo, a unique story of escaping Saigon. The interview tells the story of his experience of being the body guard to the Deputy Ambassador to South Vietnam from the United States, and then his…

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This paper’s purpose is to obtain an understanding upon the Black Panther Party and its trials and tributes during the heightened period of the Civil Rights Movement from 1966 to 1982. This interview with Mr. Billy X Jennings, a former Black Panther,…

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The purpose of this oral history interview with Barbara Hesselman Kautz is to collect and
preserve a primary source account of nursing in the Vietnam War. By reading this project that converges evidence from multiple sources, one will gain…

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The Salvadoran Civil War was the most catastrophic and bloody event in all of El Salvador’s history. An immense number of civilians were butchered by the right-wing, US backed Salvadoran government. The war would have never been able to last as long…

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The purpose of this oral history project and my interview with Regina Meiners is to create a primary source document on the history of September 11, 2001. This interview and project contribute to a better understanding of one of the most tragic days…
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