Newly available | Biographical oral history interviews online

Over the course of its seventy-year history, oral history has gone through a few iterations — the Oral History Research Office, the Columbia Center for Oral History, Columbia Center for Oral History Research, and, today, the Oral History Archives at Columbia. In each of its incarnations, in addition to conducting interviews for collections, oral historians […]

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Event | LISTEN HERE: a virtual & interactive oral history encounter

  Oral history is largely associated with telling stories. The Spring ’21 Oral History Master of Arts (OHMA) student exhibition is approaching the craft of oral history through these two questions: How do we know that we are listening? How do our narrators know they are being heard?   Across more than a dozen live […]

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Newly Available Online | Lawyers Who Went South

  Intricately bound with Black grassroots, religious and civic organizations were Americans in the legal profession. This newly available collection, Lawyers Who Went South, documents the experiences of lawyers who participated in the civil rights movement of the 1960s, with a particular focus on the Lawyers Constitutional Defense Committee. As a Columbia undergraduate Thomas Hilbink […]

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