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US History-Living History Project: Living History Project

Reference, primary sources, news coverage, and web resources to help you contextualize the period of U.S. history you are researching.

About this Guide:

Use the resources in this guide for researching your Living History project.  Each page contains numerous reference, primary sources, news coverage, and web resources to help you contextualize the period of U.S. history you are researching.

If you have any questions or can't find the information you need, ask your friendly social studies librarian, Ms. Jacobson for help. Come to the library or email me. :)

Living History Project

Interviewing a Veteran?

Most of the oral histories in the Veterans History Project at the Library of Congress come from amateur historians like you.


Share your relative's story! Find out how to conduct interviews and submit them to the Veteran's History Project by clicking the link below:

Veterans History Project--How to Participate

Examples of Oral History

Here are some excellent examples of oral history projects from the Web. Sites that include audio are denoted with this icon:


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