Los Alamos Monitor story on UNLV Nevada Test Site Oral History Project
Lecture by the director of the UNLV NTSOHP (now that’s a mouthful!), Mary Palevski.
In her lecture, Palevsky will discuss “Atomic Fragments” and how it led to her current work directing the Nevada Test Site Oral History Project at UNLV, during which oral history interviews are being conducted with over 150 individuals affiliated with the site in a variety of capacities during the Cold War. She will be conducting several interviews while in New Mexico
The article also discusses a bit about Oral History itself:
Although oral traditions are as old as humankind, the discipline of oral history came into being in the 20th century, with the rise of recording technologies. Palevsky will discuss the value of oral methods when researching and documenting nuclear history ...Read More
Veteran oral histories, part of the Veteran History Project sponsored by the Library of Congress and the AARP.
The Bullitt County Public Library is joining a national effort to preserve the memories and oral histories of war veterans, starting with an informational session this week to gauge interest in the county.
Let the weblog begin! At the outset, this will be a collection of links and stories of interest, while I explore where weblogging on family oral history is going.
what happens when I attempt to create a link list?
- category list
- oral history stories in the news