Cornelius Van Vorst, ca.1620; 
Jersey City Free Public Library; Grover Cleveland Political Cartoon; 
Grover Cleveland Birthplace Historical Site Collection Peter Lee, former slave, ca.1880; 
Hoboken Historical Photographs Collection; Farm Map of Hillsboro, Somerset County, 1860; 
Historical Maps of New Jersey Collection; Bathing Beauties, 1890-1930; 
American Labor Museum/Botto House National Landmark Collection; Flag Salute, 1950; 
Seabrook Farms Collection;
Oral History

Please contact us if you would like to add your own Oral History project to this list.

Introduction to Oral History
Now What Was I Talking About?
A brief introduction to oral history, by Howard L Green, Public History Partners.

New Jersey Oral History
Rutgers Oral History Archives

Recordings of the personal experiences of those who lived through the major conflicts of the last century. The experiences are recorded as in-depth interviews.

University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey

A list of oral history interview transcripts of interviews with medical professionals that are available to researchers in the University of Medicine and Dentistry Library's Department of Special Collections.

National Guard Militia Museum of New Jersey: U.S. War Veterans' Oral History Project

Provides details of oral history video recordings of war veterans, with some of the videos available via the web site.

Rutgers Institute of Jazz Studies. Jazz Oral History Project

Features a "collection of tapes consist[ing] of 120 oral histories of seminal pre-Swing Era and Swing Era jazz musicians recorded between 1972 and 1983". Some of the oral histories can be downloaded as transcripts or audio via the website.

An Oral History Project: The African-American Community in Woodbury
Information on the Oral History Project of the African-American Community in Woodbury.

Westfield Historical Society

Information on the Westfield Historical Society's Oral History Project, including a list of transcripts available by email.

Brookdale Community College. WWII Oral Histories

Information on how to access transcripts and tapes of interviews with NJ World War II veterans gathered by Brookdale Community College's Center for World War II Studies and Conflict Resolution

General Oral History Sites

"H-Oralhist is a network for scholars and professionals active in studies related to oral history."

H-Net Oral History Projects (by Subject)

A list of Oral History Projects organized by subject.

Library of Congress. Veterans Oral History Project

This list is a selective, annotated compilation of the many existing oral history projects, programs and collections dedicated to recording and preserving the experiences of veterans and civilians.

Research on Digital Oral History
Historical Voices

The goals of this site are to develop both a rich set of exhibits and educational curricula that fully incorporate sound files.

Concordia University. Oral History

Provides resources for Oral History researchers.

For Educators
Library of Congress American Memory Project. "Using Oral History"
"This lesson presents social history content and topics through the voices of ordinary people... Using excerpts from the collection, students study social history topics through interviews that recount the lives of ordinary Americans."
Oral History Resources from "History Matters: The U.S. Survey Course on the Web"
A guide to Oral History and resources for teachers.
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