Oral History



link to catalog page, My Curious and Jocular Heroes

My Curious and Jocular Heroes

Tales and Tale-Spinners from Appalachia

Author: Loyal Jones
Pub Date: September 2017

A joyous blend of life story, learning, and lore   learn more...

link to catalog page, Daisy Turner's Kin

Daisy Turner's Kin

An African American Family Saga

Author: Jane C. Beck
Pub Date: July 2015

The oral history of an American family from Africa to the twentieth century   learn more...

link to catalog page, Latina Lives in Milwaukee Author: Theresa Delgadillo
Pub Date: November 2015

The voices of Latina women leaders in a unique moment and place in the history of the Midwest   learn more...

link to catalog page, Hands on the Freedom Plow

Hands on the Freedom Plow

Personal Accounts by Women in SNCC

Author: Edited by Faith S. Holsaert, Martha Prescod Norman Noonan, Judy Richardson, Betty Garman Robinson, Jean Smith Young, and Dorothy M. Zellner
Pub Date: Cloth: 2010; Paper: August 2012

An unprecedented women's history of the Civil Rights Movement, from sit-ins to Black Power   learn more...

link to catalog page, Echoes of Chongqing

Echoes of Chongqing

Women in Wartime China

Author: Danke Li
Pub Date: January 2010

The voices of ordinary women in China's War of Resistance against Japan   learn more...

link to catalog page HUNTLEY, Foot Soldiers for Democracy

Foot Soldiers for Democracy

The Men, Women, and Children of the Birmingham Civil Rights Movement

Author: Edited by Horace Huntley and John W. McKerley
Pub Date: January 2009

Firsthand accounts from the Civil Rights Movement's frontlines   learn more...

link to catalog page, Been a Heavy Life

Been a Heavy Life

Stories of Violent Men

Author: Lois Presser
Pub Date: September 2008

A groundbreaking look at how violent men tell their life stories   learn more...

link to catalog page ELIASON, The J. Golden Kimball Stories Author: Eric A. Eliason
Pub Date: October 2007

The sharp wit of a free-thinking Mormon folk hero   learn more...

link to catalog page DAVID, Together Let Us Sweetly Live

Together Let Us Sweetly Live

The Singing and Praying Bands

Author: Jonathan C. David, with photographs by Richard Holloway
Pub Date: July 2007

A forgotten and beautiful African American folk tradition re-examined   learn more...