A moving first-hand account of the Siege of Leningrad from a civilian who lived through it, transcribed and introduced by his great nephew, Mikael Kai Zakharov.
Tag: oral history
An oral history of the Centreprise co-operative has captured the feelings, emotions, experiences and dilemmas of the people who created this social experiment
A special free-access issue of History Workshop Journal brings together seventeen articles, spanning almost forty years, addressing the use of psychoanalysis as historical explanation.
In March 1943, 173 people were crushed to death as they took shelter in Bethnal Green’s underground station. Toby Butler led a project remembering the disaster.
The deadline of 30th June to register for the Oral History Society annual conference at Leeds Trinity University is fast approaching.
All proposals for oral history-based contributions, including papers, panels, presentations, workshops, posters and displays should be submitted by 16th December 2016 to OHSConf2017@ohs.org.uk
Neil Dymond-Green on the Invisible Histories oral history project at the Working Class Movement Library, Salford, UK
London’s street markets have always ebbed and flowed, but a recent oral history-based film project has shown that challenges still continue
A review of The Last Hunters: The Crab Fishermen of Cromer, an account of the Norfolk crab fishing industry
Duncan Barrett, co-author of the book, ‘The Sugar Girls’, writes about the women who worked at Tate & Lyle’s two factories in Silvertown, London, in the years following the Second World War, and methodologies in oral history