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Oral History Notes

Metadata - Suggested Fields

  • Name of interviewer
  • Name of interviewee
  • Abstract
  • Date
  • Place of interview
  • Subject Headings
  • Keywords
  • Abstract
  • Recording device
  • Length of recording
  • Audio Format


Transcription Technology

Transcription Essays

Transcription Examples

Examples of Digital Collections with Oral Histories:

  • Kentucky Digital Library: Powered by OHMS

  • Telling Their Stories: Oral History Archives Project

  • Back from Iraq: the veterans' stories project

  • History Makers

  • From Combat to Kentucky Oral History Project

  • Buffalo Trace Distillery Oral History Project

  • Densho: The Japanese American Legacy Project

  • Oral Histories of the American South


Links to Best Practices