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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:University of Delaware Library, Special Collections
Title:New London Road/Cleveland Avenue oral histories and research materials
Date(s):2004-2006
Call No:MSS 0642
Abstract:This collection contains 22 oral history interviews providing a wealth of information on history and culture of the New London Road/Cleveland Avenue community in Newark, Delaware. These interviews, collected during[...] two oral history projects by University of Delaware Professor Bernard L. Herman and students from 2004-2006, feature members of the New London Road community and discuss various aspects of life in the predominantly African-American community. The collection contains transcripts of selected interviews created by students as well as research data, recipes, and galley proofs for the book "Food Always Brings People Together: recipes, poems, and stories from the New London Road community, Newark, Delaware," written by the University of Delaware Center for Material Culture Studies, under the direction of Professor Herman.
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Subjects:African American fraternal organizations--History--20th century | African American churches-History--20th century | African American schools-History--20th century | African American cooking--History--20th century | More Subjects