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oral history review coverThe Oral History Review article on Telling Stories
Howard Levin's article, Authentic Doing: Student-Produced Web-Based Digital Video Oral Histories, was recently published in the Oxford Journals Oral History Review.

zusman-bookTelling Their Stories highlighted in recent book
Angela Zusman's newbook, Story Bridges: A Guide to Conducting Intergenerational Oral History Projects, prominently features Telling Their Stories.

Mississippi students join Telling Their Stories in San Francisco
Civil rights figure Brenda Travis, the catalyst for the voting rights movement in McComb, MS, in August 1961, visited Urban School in May for a collaborative interview with students from McComb High School. READ MORE »

Stories of the Civil Rights Era
Interviews with elders who witnessed the struggle to achieve voting rights
for African Americans in the early 1960's. READ MORE »
Fillmore Redevelopment/Dislocation
Five residents and former residents of the historically African American Fillmore
District of San Francisco discuss urban changes resulting from redevelopment. READ MORE »
Liberators and Witnesses to Genocide
Soldiers who witnessed Nazi concentration camps including Buchenwald, Ordruff, Dachau, Hemer, Ebensee, Gunskirchen, Gardelegen, and Mauthausen. Also, a witness to the Rwandan genocide. READ MORE »
Japanese American Internees
Eleven Japanese Americans deported to internment camps during WWII
including Topaz, Manzanar, Tule Lake, Heart Mountain, and Minodoka.
Holocaust Survivors and Refugees
Over 30 hours of interviews with eight Jewish survivors and refugees from Poland, Germany, Romania, Czechoslovakia, Holland, and Austria. READ MORE »
Teacher Workshop: 5-day intensive
Telling Their Stories: Producing Web-Based Digital Video Oral Histories
June 27-July 1, 2011

Interview with Wilma Bass
See the educator's interview with
Wilma Bass, trauma therapist,
July 28, 2009