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Primary Sources

This guide will provide access and links to the substantial and ever-growing wealth of primary sources available through ASU Library or freely-accessible through the Internet

Oral History Collections

The Columbia University Center for Oral History (CCOH) archive holds more than 8,000 interviews, in audio, video and text formats, on a wide varitey of  subjects.

National Archives and Records holds many oral history transcripts and audio files including the Nixon Tapes, the Senate Oral History Project and others.

Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History (University of Kentucky Libraries) home to the Appalachia Oral History Collection among others.

Online Archive of California. An excellent site that provides access to several important California collections covering among other topics the Free Speech Movement, Japanese-American Relocation, and California oral histories.

Regional Oral History Office - UC-Berkeley  As a division of The Bancroft Library, the Regional Oral History Office preserves the history of the San Francisco Bay Area, California, and the Western United States. By conducting carefully researched, tape-recorded, and transcribed interviews, ROHO creates archival oral histories intended for the widest possible use.

The Smithsonian has several collections of oral history at various of its museums.

Photographic Collections

Films and Video Collections

Hours and Locations