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Oral histories

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 12 Collections and/or Records:

50th anniversary interview files

 Collection
Identifier: GV002-03
Abstract Interviews conducted by the President’s Office on the occasion of Grand Valley State University’s 50th anniversary. Collection consists of video recordings and typed transcripts of interviews of current and former faculty, administrators, donors, and individuals involved with Grand Valley from its founding in 1960.

All-American Girls Professional Baseball League interviews

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Identifier: RHC-58
Collection Description Videotaped interviews and transcripts of the former players in the All-American Girls Professional Baseball League. The collection consists of interviews conducted by Grand Valley State University faculty and associates at reunions and other league events. Interviewees discuss their experience in the league and their lives after the league ceased to exist.

Fei Hu Films research and production files

 Collection
Identifier: RHC-88
Collection Description Collection contains production records, research files, and audiovisual materials created and collected by Fei Hu Films in the development and production of documentary films about the history of the American Volunteer Group, "Flying Tigers," and the Civil Air Transport airline, later named Air America. The materials span in date from the early 1940s to 2007, and are organized in four series.

Series 1. Fei Hu: the Story of the Flying Tigers ...

Grand Rapids oral history collection

 Collection
Identifier: RHC-23
Collection Description The College of Arts and Sciences Oral History Project collection consists of materials created to document West Michigan local history. Collection includes taped and transcribed interviews with residents of Grand Rapids, Michigan; other West Michigan related oral history interviews; and tapes of topical radio shows produced by the University of Michigan based on these interviews. Interviews conducted primarily in the early 1970s of the children and grandchildren of many of the founders of Grand ...

Michigan Philanthropy Oral History Project interviews

 Collection
Identifier: JCPA-08
Scope and Contents Oral histories collected from 2006 to 2008, based on the StoryCorps model, which take the form of conversations between friends, family members, or colleauges focused on their motivations, experiences and aspirations related to their experience with philanthropy. Each session is guided by a trained StoryCorps Door-to-door facilitator and framed by a set of guiding questions. Each oral history is 40 minutes in length.

Gordon Olson research collection

 Collection
Identifier: RHC-37
Collection Description The collection was compiled by Olson during his research for biographies of Michigan entrepreneurs and major donors to GVSU D.J. Angus (1990), Robert B. Annis (1993), William G. Jackson (1996), Fred M. Keller (2000), Clare Jarecki (2001), Leslie E. Tassell (2001). Materials include taped and transcribed interviews, drafts of publications, copies of articles and personal and career related information about the subject of each biography. Published copy of Russel Kirkhof : Mechanic to Millionaire ...

Project Remember files

 Series
Identifier: GV051-02
Abstract Project Remember, under the direction of visiting professor of history Don Campbell and the University Archives, was established in 1991 to document West Michigan's and the University's experience with the Persian Gulf War. In particular, it hoped to record the experiences of the West Michigan community, the approximately 34 students serving in the Persian Gulf from Grand Valley, and reaction of the campus community to war. The Project Remember files includes project files, press articles and ...

Veterans History Project interviews

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Identifier: RHC-27
Collection Description Collection consists of bio sheets, interviewer and interviewee releases, interview outlines or transcripts and copies cds of the videotaped interviews. Some interviewee folders may include copies of photographs, correspondence and other materials. Electronic files of the interviews are stored separately on the Grand Valley State University server.

William James College faculty and student interviews

 Collection
Identifier: GV016-16
Collection Description Videotaped interviews of William James College faculty, students and administrators by Barbara Roos.