oral histories (document genres)
Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
Found in 13 Collections and/or Records:
Baltimore Neighborhood Heritage Project
Collection — Multiple Containers
Abstract From 1978 through 1981, the Baltimore Neighborhood Heritage Project (BNHP) recorded and collected oral histories from longtime residents of seven Baltimore neighborhoods -- Highlandtown, Hampden, Park Heights, Little Italy, South Baltimore, Old West Baltimore, and East Baltimore--and with workers in and around the Port of Baltimore. These oral histories attempted to uncover information about select aspects of neighborhood life and the experience of neighborhood residents from the perspective...
Baltimore Region Institutional Studies Center Records
Collection — Box Unmarked (SX-BX)
Scope and Contents
The collection includes administrative records of BRISC documenting the organization's work between 1973 and 1984. The colection describes BRISC's grant projects, oral history projects, the work of Adele M. Newberger, committee work, fellowships, and more. Materials are mainly textual and include grant applications, correspondence, planning reports, subject files, oral history transcripts, materials from the director's office, and published material.
Baltimore Sixty-Eight Riots Collection
Collection — Box 28
Scope and Content Note The Baltimore Sixty-Eight Riots Collection contains 68 oral history interviews conducted for the "Baltimore '68: Riots and Rebirth" project, as well as notes, interview materials, correspondence and oral history interview forms. The interviews were produced by UBalt students and others working with Professors Elizabeth Nix, Jessica Elfenbein, and Thomas Hollowak. Project documentation materials include student scrapbooks and research portfolios, photocopies of historic newspaper coverage,...
Dates: circa 2006-2008
Baltimore Voices Company Records
Scope and Contents The collection contains materials documenting the history and work of the Baltimore Voices Company, a theatre project connected to the Baltimore Neighborhood Heritage Project (BNHP), between 1977 and 1982. The Baltimore Voices Company's theatrical play was performed in Baltimore in 1980. Materials in the collection include oral history audio recordings, transcripts of interviews, biographical sketches, publications, posters, correspondence, writings, musical sheets, and brochures. The...
East Baltimore Oral History Project
Scope and Contents Note This collection includes 13 audio interviews on cassette tape, and 13 text interview transcripts, and indices to interviews. (Please note: Some interview transcripts are partial or incomplete.) The interviews document the personal histories of longtime East Baltimore community activists and residents. Subjects of note include the Historic East Baltimore Community Action Coalition (HEBCAC) and other neighborhood improvement organizations, Middle-East Community organization, Bethlehem Steel,...
James (Jim) Fite Oral History
Collection — Box 1
This collection contains a video oral history interview with James (Jim) Fite, labor activist and former White Lung Association (WLA) Executive Director and National Secretary. The interview was conducted by Bill Barry, labor activist in 2018.
Dates: 2018 December 10
Negro League Oral History Collection
Scope and Content Note The Negro League Oral History Collection includes eight oral history interviews conducted in 1998 documenting the history of the Negro League in Baltimore, Maryland. Interviewees include former Negro League baseball players, family of players, members and advocates of the Negro League Baseball Players Association, a Negro League history researcher and sports advertiser, and business associates of Negro League players. Topics discussed during the interviews include the experiences of Ernest...
North Avenue Collection
Scope and Content Note This collection contains materials that are a combination of two distinct research projects: the NORTH AVENUE 100 project conducted in 1985-1986 under the direction of Dr. Elaine Eff, and University of Baltimore undergraduate coursework in community studies lead by Dr. Jessica I. Elfenbein in 2005. Materials in this collection include oral history text transcripts, photographs, and student produced projects.The first series in this collection, Penn-North Oral Histories, 1986,...
Found in: Baltimore Studies Archives / North Avenue Collection
People's Community Health Center Oral History
Scope and Contents This collection contains eighteen transcripts of oral history interviews conducted with eighteen indivduals who had been active in the early years of The People's Community Health Center, which was originally named The People's Free Medical Clinic, in Baltimore, Maryland. The interviews were conducted between 2010 and 2011 by University of Baltimore undergraduate students for a project in a class taught by UB professor Dr. Elizabeth Nix in fall 2011. Interviews were edited and finalized in...
Reservoir Hill Oral History Collection
Scope and Contents This collection contains six text transcripts of oral history interviews conducted with residents of the Reservoir Hill neighborhood in Baltimore, Maryland in 2010 by UB students. The Reservoir Hill neighborhood is traditionally defined as being bordered by North Avenue, Eutaw Place, Druid Park Lake Drive and Mount Royal Terrace. Topics discussed during the interviews include the Baltimore City SCOPE programs that helped homebuyers purchase and rehabilitate city-owned houses in the early...
Dates: 2010 October-November