Tag Archives: Oral History

In Their Own Words: Pearl Harbor

In 2001, our Special Collections Center was privileged to conduct oral history interviews with several area World War II veterans and others who were personally connected to the War, both home and abroad. On this 70th anniversary of the attack … Continue reading

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In Honor of Veteran’s Day

We thank all military personnel in the past and in the present for their service to our country. We also thank those veterans who were kind enough to allow us to add their memories to our Oral History project, which includes the interviews of Harold … Continue reading

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A Veteran’s View: Dale Elliot

Since 2004, libraries across the world have organized events about freedom and issues that matter to their communities during the month of September. This grassroots project favors free over fee, public over private, and voices over silence.   Throughout the week of … Continue reading

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A Veteran’s View: Joan McAdams

Since 2004, libraries across the world have organized events about freedom and issues that matter to their communities during the month of September. This grassroots project favors free over fee, public over private, and voices over silence.   Throughout the week of … Continue reading

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A Veteran’s View: Robert Rubley

 In 2001, our own Karen, along with several volunteers, began interviewing local residents for a World War II/Korean War Oral History Project.  Our Oral History Collection now includes the war-related stories of 74 veterans, former civilian workers, and even a war bride or two. … Continue reading

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A Veteran’s View: Harold Labonte

         In 2001, our own Karen, along with several volunteers, began interviewing local residents for a World War II/Korean War Oral History Project.  Our Oral History Collection now includes the war-related stories of 74 veterans, former civilian workers, and even a war bride … Continue reading

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Listen Up!

During the holiday season we often have an opportunity to spend time with relatives we don’t see often, and perhaps make special efforts to visit the elders of our clans whether that means going over the river and through the … Continue reading

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