Veterans war experiences live on through UCF oral-history project

After the land mine exploded, Richard Barber's right foot was gone. Moments earlier, Barber and two other soldiers had been riding in a jeep toward enemy lines on a bitterly cold day of the Korean War. The explosion killed the other men, but Barber was thrown out of the jeep and into a ravine. He might have bled to death had it not been for the cold.

Collecting The Stories Of Local Vietnam Veterans

Rochester, N.Y. – Travis Piper sat down with two St. John Fisher College students to share his story of serving in the Vietnam War.

Veterans memories documented for Library of Congress

The recruiting pitch is part of the Veterans History Project, a superpower-sized treasure trove of first-hand accounts from U.S. veterans. The collection, maintained by the American Folklife Center at the Library of Congress in Washington, D.C., includes stories from about 78,000 veterans and is the nation's largest oral history project.

Texas Veterans Who Liberated Nazi Concentration Camps Share Stories with Baylor Universitys Institute for Oral History

At the end of World War II, a young Army chaplain named Wilson Canafax was among soldiers who traveled to Nazi concentration camps with little idea what to expect. Moments after he got out of his Jeep at newly liberated Buchenwald, an emaciated Jewish survivor approached.

North Hero s Winston Way, an oral history

Way retired in 1985 after a long career as agronomist for the University of Vermont Extension and has lived here much of his life. He was brought up in the town’s hotel (now the North Hero House), built by his grandfather and managed by his mother.

Mandela changed S. Africas geopolitical map

Translator of Conversations with Myself said that the book holds the first South African president, Nelson Mandelas memories and biography and added: The book is a pictorial supplement the world enjoys of Mandela which indicates the character and life of a man who altered South Africas geopolitical map all by himself.

Sacred Defense memory writing session

House of Literati held a specialized session on Saturday evening on Sacred Defense memory writing in which Iranian history professor Emad-uddin Fayazi said:" The real value of memories is based on recounting the truth and untold."

3rd Rank in The 5th International Digital Media Festival and Fair

The 5th International Digital Media Festival and Fair was held in Tehran from 6th to 15th of October 2011. Information Technology and Digital Media Development Center of Ministry of Culture and Islamic Guidance was the organizer of this feast and fair.

UVa Center Releases George H.W. Bush Oral History

The Miller Center at the University of Virginia Friday released the oral history of President George H.W. Bush, which is comprised of more than 50 senior officials from the Bush White House and Cabinet.

Ancient Maori tool found in old Lyttleton post office

The discovery of a Maori adze beneath the demolished Lyttleton post office has provided physical evidence for an oral history dating back more than 800 years.
Part of memoirs of Seyed Hadi Khamenei

The Arab People Committee

Another event that happened in Khuzestan Province and I followed up was the Arab People Committee. One day, we were informed that the Arabs had set up a committee special for themselves. At that time, I had less information about the Arab People , but knew well that dividing the people into Arab and non-Arab was a harmful measure.
Book Review

Kak-e Khak

The book “Kak-e Khak” is the narration of Mohammad Reza Ahmadi (Haj Habib), a commander in Kurdistan fronts. It has been published by Sarv-e Sorkh Publications in 500 copies in spring of 1400 (2022) and in 574 pages. Fatemeh Ghanbari has edited the book and the interview was conducted with the cooperation of Hossein Zahmatkesh.

Is oral history the words of people who have not been seen?

Some are of the view that oral history is useful because it is the words of people who have not been seen. It is meant by people who have not been seen, those who have not had any title or position. If we look at oral history from this point of view, it will be objected why the oral memories of famous people such as revolutionary leaders or war commanders are compiled.

Daily Notes of a Mother

Memories of Ashraf-al Sadat Sistani
They bring Javad's body in front of the house. His mother comes forward and says to lay him down and recite Ziarat Warith. His uncle recites Ziarat and then tells take him to the mosque which is in the middle of the street and pray the funeral prayer (Ṣalāt al-Janāzah) so that those who do not know what the funeral prayer is to learn it.