Found 16 collections related to Oral histories

Raab, Barbara
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 6209
The collection consists of a transcript of an interview given to Babara Raab in 1997 in which Machado reflects on his life and work
Abyssinian Baptist Church (New York, N.Y.)
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 671
.4 linear feet (1 archival box)
The Abyssinian Baptist Church Oral History Project consists of transcripts of interviews with ten African-American women -- all Abyssinian members -- about their recollections of Abyssinian Baptist Church as well as their Southern roots, their... more
Black Women Oral History Project
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 45
5 linear feet
Transcripts from the Schlesinger Library's oral history project which documented the contributions of black women 70 years or older to American life. Interviews document the lives, professional careers, and voluntary activities of women... more
Enoch, Kurt, 1894-1982
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 935
12.2 linear feet (13 boxes)
Kurt Enoch (1894-1982) was a German-born publisher. After a career in Europe as a publisher of paperback reprints of British and American authors, Enoch came to the United States in 1940. In 1942 he joined Penguin Books, and in 1947, with Victor... more
Strong, Lester Q
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2909
11 linear feet (21 boxes; 1 oversized folder)
The papers include correspondence, writings, and audiovisual materials which reflect Lester Strong's personal life and his career as writer and documenter of gay culture. Included is a collection of his family's World War II papers
MacMahon, Aline, 1899-1991
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1990-011
.5 linear feet (1 boxes)
Aline MacMahon was born May 3, 1899 in McKeesport, Pa. After studying and performing with the Neighborhood Playhouse Theatre, she made her Broadway debut in THE MIRAGE (1921). She appeared in over 50 plays, among them THE EVE OF SAINT MARK (1942);... more
Goodell, Charles E. (Charles Ellsworth), 1926-1987
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1172
303.5 linear feet (305 boxes)
Charles Ellsworth Goodell (1926-1987), lawyer, was a member of the U.S. House of Representatives from upstate New York, 1959-1968, and U.S. Senator, 1968-1971. Although at first he was a conservative Republican, he adopted increasingly liberal... more
Hubbard, Jim, 1951-
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 6148
linear feet (, 307 videos)
The ACT UP Oral History Project Videotapes are a collection of interviews with surviving members of the AIDS Coalition to Unleash Power. The project was coordinated by filmmaker Jim Hubbard and novelist Sarah Schulman, with camera work by James... more
Radio City Music Hall (New York, N.Y.)
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2002-005
The manuscript and photograph collection of James Stewart Morcom and John William Keck contains a scrapbook, newspaper and magazine clippings, photo albums, photographs, theater programs, souvenir brochures, playbills, theater journals, and a copy... more
Worman, Martin
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2009-002
15 linear feet (29 boxes)
Martin Worman was an actor, playwright, lyricist, director, female impersonator, activist and academic, working in the United Stated, primarily in San Francisco and New York from the late 1960s through the early 1990s. The bulk of this collection,... more
Kisseloff, Jeff
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 6399
772 audio files
Jeff Kisseloff (1955 - ) is an American writer and oral historian. This collection (1986-2000) contains sound recordings of interviews Kisseloff conducted for his published and unpublished books and articles. Two books were published from these... more
Matheson, Katy
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S)*MGZMD317
24.82 linear feet (60 boxes)
Katy Page Matheson (1948-2005) was an American editor, writer, performer, teacher, and dance historian. The Katy Matheson papers (1960-2003) reflect Matheson's professional work, as well as her graduate work in dance history. To a limited extent,... more
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 405
.6 linear feet
In 1992 and 1993 City Lore coordinated an oral history project focusing on the Northern migration experience and the maintenance of southern folkways within New York City's African-American church community. Fifty men and women who migrated from... more
California Afro-American Oral History Project
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 294
12 vols
Oral history interviews conducted with Afro-Americans who helped shape the history of California in this century. Interview series were done on subjects of importance to California history, both governmental and social. Interviews provide... more
Harbach, Otto, 1873-1963
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1993-038
The Otto Harbach Papers include correspondence, business papers, scripts, scores, lyrics, personal papers, photographs, and printed matter documenting his personal life and career, and also a particular period in the American musical theater, from... more
Weaver, Robert C. (Robert Clifton), 1907-1997
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 486
The Robert Clifton Weaver Papers (Additions) document Weaver's career during the Kennedy and Johnson Administrations, his departure from federal service in 1968 and subsequent career as educator, public speaker and author.
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