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High School Ethnic Studies Initiative Library Guide

A curated guide to accessible resources available for high school educators and other K-12 educators on Ethnic Studies topics.

Oral Histories

Oral histories are a critical way of documenting the history of communities that are left out or misrepresented in the historical record. Oral history interviews with family members or community members can also be a way to explore our intergenerational and interpersonal connections to the larger histories and policies that shape our lives. Below are resources that can help you design oral history projects as well as examples of oral history collections.

How to Do Oral History

Example Oral History Collections