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Naming Malcolm X Drive

Many communities rename streets to honor national leaders and local heroes. Tkhikuma Obafemi recalls why New Rochelle, NY gave one of their avenues a new name.

Chinese Whispers?

The Roving Reader Files

Three pounds of rice, four duck eggs, a pair of straw shoes, and a lonely trip over the mountains to 1940s Hong Kong. 826 more words

Roving Reader

Vanderbilt Gifts

When Frederick Vanderbilt died in 1938, he left his long time employees at his Hyde Park mansion $1000. Patsy Costello recalls what that money meant for her parents.

Oral History

More memories from Westminster: New oral history material added to historyofparliamentonline.org

Our national oral history project has now interviewed more than 100 former MPs, and to celebrate we have added some more webpages dedicated to our interviewees. 359 more words


The Greatest Sin

Renowned artist Jake Berthot’s grandmother  gave him something at a young age no other teacher could. Recorded in Accord, NY in July 2014.

Sound And Story Collection

Barbara Sweetwood

Barbara Sweetwood–A Woman Getting Things Done

Barabara Sweetwood has been a long-term resident and supporter of Ronceverte, West Virginia.  Growing up in Ronceverte, Barbara fondly recalls riding her scooter down the city streets, and meeting friends and community members on Saturdays.   182 more words

Oral History

Project Archivist, Oral History Projects, Academy Film Archive

Full Time – 1 year term position

Job Summary

The Academy Oral History Projects department, housed within the Academy Film Archive, is seeking an experienced and highly motivated professional to fill the position of Project Archivist to inventory audiovisual oral history collections in preparation for digital preservation and access. 381 more words