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Creator:University of Delaware. Library. Special Collections
Title:Voices of 1968 oral history collection
Date(s):2018
Call No:MSS 0858
Abstract:Voices of 1968 is an oral history collection focused on Delawareans to capture local stories of that pivotal year in American history. Interviews were conducted by Library staff, partners in[...] the Wilmington Archive Project, and other project volunteers. The topics covered in the interviews include campus politics and student activism in Delaware (particularly through the Students for Democratic Society chapter at the University of Delaware campus), reactions to Martin Luther King, Jr.'s assassination, the National Guard occupation of Wilmington, and political and social actions related to civil rights, the 1968 presidential campaign, resistance to America's involvement in Vietnam, and other aspects of life in Delaware.
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Subjects:Oral History--Delaware--20th century | Journalism--Delaware--History--20th century | Student movements | Wilmington (Del.)--History--20th century | More Subjects
Creator:Richards, Robert H., Jr.
Title:Robert H. Richards, Jr., Delaware oral history collection
Date(s):1955-1981
Call No:MSS 0179
Abstract:The Delaware Oral History collection was a project of the University of Delaware History Department, directed by Dr. John Munroe and funded by Robert H. Richards, Jr.. Interviews with 317[...] Delawareans conducted between 1966 and 1978 cover topics including the following: educators, immigrants, journalism, politics, and the University of Delaware, Delaware in the Depression, and the 1950s relocation of Long Island and New Jersey potato farmers to Delaware.
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Subjects:African Americans--Delaware--20th century--Interviews | Art, American--Delaware--20th century | Artists--Delaware--20th century--Interviews | Depressions--1929--Delaware | More Subjects