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Built upon Herring By Mallaig Oral History Project
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With the opening of the railway in 1901 the hitherto isolated hamlet of Mallaig found itself perfectly situated to exploit the rich fishing grounds of the Sound of Sleat and the Minch. Conceived... More > originally as a small local fishing station worked by local crofter-fishermen, in the twentieth century the village became one of the most important fishing ports on the West Coast of Scotland and, for a brief period in the 1970s, was the busiest herring port in Europe. This history of Mallaig uses oral history interviews carried out by the Mallaig Oral History Project and archive material from Mallaig Heritage Centre and the West Highland Museum to tell how the fishing industry became established and how the community developed.< Less
Built upon Herring By Mallaig Oral History Project
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With the opening of the railway in 1901 the hitherto isolated hamlet of Mallaig found itself perfectly situated to exploit the rich fishing grounds of the Sound of Sleat and the Minch. Conceived... More > originally as a small local fishing station worked by local crofter-fishermen, in the twentieth century the village became one of the most important fishing ports on the West Coast of Scotland and, for a brief period in the 1970s, was the busiest herring port in Europe. This history of Mallaig uses oral history interviews carried out by the Mallaig Oral History Project and archive material from Mallaig Heritage Centre and the West Highland Museum to tell how the fishing industry became established and how the community developed.< Less
Amelia: An Oral History By Sandra Hofferber
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Oral History of Amelia Bury Hofferber Sveinson
Amelia: An Oral History By Sandra Hofferber
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Oral History of Amelia Bury Hofferber Sveinson
Oral Histories of the Nyacks II By Lori Sykes
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Women often play critical roles in the formation, growth, peristence, and transformation of communities, especially black communities. The oral histories of Laura, Edith, Maria, Zandria, Miriam and... More > Rachel, provide insight into the role of race and gender on community-building for Nyack and beyond. By reading the histories of these Nyack residents we see the important role that women have played in the black community. Learn more about these powerful women in this special edition which includes a bonus interview with a long time Nyack resident named, Domingo. Enjoy!< Less
Trans Toronto: An Oral History By Darryl Hill
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Many social theorists claim that the end of the 20th century was the beginning of the “postmodern" era, a time in which many time-honoured ideas were rejected. Trans Toronto explores the... More > claim that trans people demonstrate a wide-spread repudiation of modern conceptions of selfhood and gender. But the opinions of those who live trans lives have yet to be explored. How do trans people understand gender? What do they think of the assertions of postmodern gender theory? Trans Toronto documents answers to these questions in an oral history of Toronto's trans communities at the end of the 20th century telling the story of gender and sex in the context of dramatic cultural and historical change.< Less
Helen Wright Oral History By Benjamin Wright
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An oral history of Helen Rogers Wright, as told to her grandson
Eli Sotto: Oral History By Marisa Benson
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Now in his eighties, still the neighborhood barber for Midtown Atlanta, Eli Sotto speaks of his life in terms of “miracles.” Reading this transcript of a brief oral history I recorded... More > for a graduate project at Georgia Tech, one certainly understand that his survival of World War II and the Holocaust defied incredible odds.< Less
Literacy and Orality By Ruth Finnegan
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An enlarged and updated edition of Ruth Finnegan's authoritative and fully evidenced classic.
Oral History of Wilford Lamar Bruderer By Kathy B. Hobbs
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Oral history of Wilford Lamar Bruderer as told by him and includes pictures and short biographies from other family members.