oral histories (document genres)
Subject Source: Art & Architecture ThesaurusScope Note: 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 4 Collections and/or Records:
American Indian Oral History: Interview with Ada Deer, Interview Date: 1975 August 28, Date Digitized: 1/26/2017
Scope and Contents An oral history interview with Ada Deer. This interview was conducted by S.I. Meyer on August 28, 1975. Deer was a Native American activist and an advocate for social justice. Early in her life, Deer had decided to be involved in helping Native Americans. She earned a Master of Social Work from Columbia University in 1961. Deer had served in many roles: Head of the Bureau of Indian Affairs; faculty for a special Indian project at the University of Minnesota; Director of Upward Bound at the...
Dates: Interview Date: 1975 August 28; Date Digitized: 1/26/2017
American Indian Oral History: Interview with Gilbert C. R. and Montana H. R. Walking Bull, Interview Date: 1975 November 14, Date Digitized: 1/23/2017
Scope and Contents The oral history interview with Gilbert C. Walking Bull and Montana H.R. Walking Bull was conducted by S. I. (Sam) Myers on November 14, 1975. Through research and context clues in this interviewed, it has been inferred that the interviewees were artists and authors Montana Hopkins Richards Walking Bull and Gilbert Charles Richards Walking Bull. Montana was a member of the Cherokee Nation of Oklahoma and Gilbert was a member of the Oglala Sioux tribe. They were co-authors of several books...
Dates: Interview Date: 1975 November 14; Date Digitized: 1/23/2017
American Indian Oral History: Interview with Montana H.R. Walking Bull and Gilbert Walking Bull, Interview Date: 1976, Date Digitized: 2/13/2017
Scope and Contents An oral history interview with Montana H.R. Walking Bull and Gilbert Walking Bull. This interview was conducted by S.I. Myers in 1976. In this interview, the Walking Bulls talked about Native American culture, including the Great Spirit, rain dances, and the peace pipe. The couple also shared the struggles Native Americans faced in the 1970s.
Dates: Interview Date: 1976; Date Digitized: 2/13/2017
American Indian Oral History: Interview with Robert Bennett, Interview Date: 1975 October 14, Date Digitized: 1/23/2017
Scope and Contents The oral history interview with Robert Bennett, Oneida, was conducted by S. I. (Sam) Myers on October 14, 1975. Bennett was the first person to work his way up from junior clerk to commissioner in the Bureau of Indian Affairs. He was only the second individual of Native American heritage to become commissioner. Bennett shared his experiences from his career working on, and with, a great number of reservations. He also discussed the American Indian Movement (AIM) and its impact on Native...
Dates: Interview Date: 1975 October 14; Date Digitized: 1/23/2017