Tags » Oral History

The Oral History of Breaking Bad

Creator Vince Gilligan, stars Bryan Cranston and Aaron Paul, and others reflect on how an offbeat show about a drug-dealing schoolteacher revolutionized television forever.

Esquire –


Treaty with the Umpqua - Cow Creek Band, Negotiated September 19, 1853, Ratified April 12, 1854

The Treaty with the Cow Creek Band of Umpqua is the first treaty in Oregon to be negotiated and ratified. The treaty establishes the Umpqua Reservation for the Cow Creek tribes. 1,668 more words

Oregon Indians

The Importance of Oral History

I am not sure if I mentioned this, but growing up, I loved listening to stories shared by my great-grandmother, as she told me about her life, and even the little information that my grandmother and aunt shared about distant relatives, as well as, family stories and words of Hindi that my grandfather shared. 394 more words


Black Country life: share your memories!

Ruth Collins is the last generation of a boating family. She travelled to her wedding in style, taking to the waterways to avoid her having to cross a lock in her wedding dress. 545 more words


Tales of East Glasgow

Tales of East Glasgow
We twin with East Glasgow with an extract from Jessie Lawson’s ongoing project SIGOHA (Settled in Glasgow Oral Histories Archive) featuring voices from people who have made Glasgow their home.


Intergenerational learning – oral history and the impact of Partition

A guest post on the development of our schools learning programme from Amy, Primary Learning Coordinator at Manchester Museum

The Memories of Partition exhibition has presented a fantastic opportunity for us to trial some of the new ways of working with school groups we’re developing for the Courtyard Project. 389 more words

Voices from the Past: Textiles in Leeds and West Yorkshire

This week on the Secret Library, we hear from guest author Emily Owen, who is conducting research into the textile industries of Leeds and West Yorkshire. 1,600 more words

Leeds History