Oral History Section

The Oral History Section of the Society of American Archivists is composed of members of the Society and others who are interested in or are actively engaged in conducting oral history interviews and/or teach oral history methodology. The Oral History Section provides a forum for news, for discussion of issues and developments, and for establishing and maintaining communication and cooperation with other professional organizations.

Recent News & Announcements

Bios for 2020 election candidates
Nominations for the Oral History Section Steering Committee are currently being accepted.
Information on the candidates for open steering committee positions for the 2019 election cycle.
Candidate call for 2019-2020 Elections
Updates from Oral History Section Chair, Amanda Pellerin.
The Palos Verdes Library District’s (PVLD) oral history program started with the 1976 Bicentennial celebration and a desire to capture the voices of our own community’s forefathers. Since then, with changes in technology, we have seen an evolution in the way we record, archive and disseminate the voices of our community. A timeline of the PVLD oral history program illustrates how our program has evolved.
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