Friday, February 04, 2011
Celebrate Black History Month: Oral History Interviews
The History Makers Digital Archive of 310 African American video oral history interviews is available online for the first time on a test basis to registered users. This archive includes 14060 stories from nearly 700 hours of video.The History Makers organization and the Carnegie Mellon University Informedia Project have come together to bring a trove of 310 African American video oral history interviews to the general public. The HistoryMakers group started their oral history interviews in 1999, and over the next six years they interviewed Marian Wright Edelman, Julian Bond, and other prominent individuals in the African American community.