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Professional Guides

Oral History Association - The national, professional association supporting oral historians. More Information 

Manual of the George J. Mitchell Oral History Project - A comprehensive guide for doing oral history work. 

Vermont Folklife Center Field Research Guide - Great resource for purchasing audio equipment. 

Oral History as part of the Political Archival Landscape, Power Point Presentation, 2014, Wash., D.C.

 

Publications

Voices from the Caroliniana Newsletter

 

Oral History Sites

Slave Narratives from the Federal Writers' Project, 1936-1938 
Federal Writers' Project (South Carolina), American Memory Project, Library of Congress. 

Digital Traditions 
Home to a wealth of folk traditions, South Carolina is culturally and geographically diverse.  From the Appalachian Mountains to the Sea Islands and from rural crossroads to urban centers, the state boasts rich sources of traditional culture and folklore. 

Oral Histories of the American South 
Documenting the American South, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. 

Veterans History Project 
A selective, annotated compilation of the many existing oral history projects, programs and collections dedicated to recording and preserving the experiences of veterans and civilians, Library of Congress. 

Center for Oral History and Cultural Heritage 
This oral history collection contains nearly four thousand interviews about Mississippi, The University of Southern Mississippi. 

Nevada Test Site Oral History Project 
A great example of an online oral history on the history of Cold War nuclear testing in Nevada, University of Nevada, Las Vegas. 

GoodWorkSister 
Women Shipyard Workers of WWII: An Oral History, Northwest Women's History Project, Portland, Oregon.