HistoryMakers

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Description

HistoryMakers is an extensive video oral history collection of prominent African Americans. Upon completion, it will include 5,000 interviews. Each interview is divided into several “stories,” video clips that describe a particular life event. The HistoryMakers are from all regions of the United States, were prominent in a wide variety of fields, and tell stories that span the twentieth century.

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Dates covered

Mostly the twentieth century. Includes family stories from the nineteenth century.

Sources

Oral history.

Type of coverage

Video with transcripts.

Producer/content provider

The HistoryMakers

Vendor/electronic presentation provider

The HistoryMakers