Subject Source: Library of Congress Genre/Form TermsScope Note: Society of American Archivists website - Oral history: An interview that records an individual's personal recollections of the past and historical events; the audio or video recordings, transcripts, and other materials that capture and are associated with such an interview. Art & architecture thesaurus online - oral histories: Works that record interviews conducted to preserve the recollections of persons whose experience or memories are representative or are of special historical or social significance.
Found in 8 Collections and/or Records:
Overview In 1985, the Nevada Division of Historic Preservation and Archaeology with Archaeological Research Services conducted five oral history interviews with individuals associated with ranching in eastern Nevada used to complete the report "Inventory and Evaluation of three Historic Ranching Complexes South Fork Recreation Area, Elko County, Nevada," released in 1985. Collection contains two audio cassette tapes of interviews conducted between July and October 1985.
Abstract Includes a letter, a cassette and three photos.
Overview In 2011, the Regional Transportation Commission (RTC) initiated a comprehensive study of the entire Fourth Street-Prater Way corridor in Reno and Sparks, Nevada, intending to improve not only public transportation in the area but safety and livability. The oral history portion of the project served the dual purpose of documenting the corridor’s past and expanding public participation in planning its future. The collection contains transcripts, audio files, digital photographs, signed copyright...
Overview The Midtown History Project was initiated by the Regional Transportation Commission of Washoe County (RTC) in 2015 as part of its Virginia Street Bus RAPID Transit Extension Project. The collection contains transcripts, audio files, digital photographs, and copyright forms for the Midtown Oral History Project.
Overview JoAnne Peden is an anthropologist who works primarily with the Paiute Tribes in Nevada. Collection contains materials from Professor Elmer Rusco concerning the McDermitt Reservation, Paiute Indian history, his paper delivered to the Great Basin Anthropological Conference (1984), notes, some correspondence, and copies of National Archives documents. It also includes copies of oral history interview transcripts made by Peden with Paiute individuals for UNR Oral History Program and a draft...
Scope and Contents Includes materials relating to his time in journalism, especially with the Gannett newspaper corporation in Reno, Nevada; files relating to his oral history; speeches and writings; volumes of the University of Nevada, Reno's yearbooks; and miscellaneous items of historical interest given to him by various people. Includes some 1856 San Francisco items. Preliminary inventory available in the department.
Overview The Stewart Indian School operated from December 17, 1890-1980 in Carson City as a federal commitment to pursue Native American education in Nevada. Student curriculum included classes in reading, writing, and arithmetic but focused on vocational training in various trades, agriculture, and the service industry. In May 2015, the Nevada 150 Foundation awarded the Nevada Indian Commission a $20,000 grant as part of the yearlong celebration of Nevada's founding and legacy project. Collection...
Overview The Truckee Meadows Regional Planning Agency (TMRPA) oral history project was initiated by the TMRPA in 2018 as part of its 2019 Regional Plan update. It intended to document the origins and development of the TMRPA through oral histories with individuals who could relay their firsthand experiences and knowledge related to those topics. The collection contains the project's original audio interviews, transcribed oral history volume, and the copyright assignment forms signed by participants.