Jumpstart Your Studies With Help From Oral History

Students from the Spring 2014 Anthropology 4909 class, "Doing Oral History" taught by Helen Regis and Jennifer A. Cramer.

Students from the Spring 2014 Anthropology 4909 class, “Doing Oral History” taught by Helen Regis and Jennifer A. Cramer.

Welcome back, LSU students!

From freshmen to seasoned graduate students, we wish you well in your academic endeavors this semester. As classes get underway, you’ll soon have papers due and project deadlines looming. Get a jumpstart on your studies with the T. Harry Williams Center for Oral History!

Here at the Williams Center,  you can access over 3,600 oral history interviews covering a wide range of topics on Louisiana’s history and culture. You’ll find primary sources that complement your research needs, whether you’re interested in the Civil Rights Movement, World War II, women’s rights, local and state history, the history of LSU, politics and politicians, religion, business and industry, farming or fishing, music, art, coastal change or natural disasters, to name a few topics.

Center staff are also happy to help you in developing, planning, and implementing your own original oral history research, strengthening your research skills and guiding you in research ethics and best practices.

 

Start planning now!

Visit our website:  http://lib.lsu.edu/oralhistory/

Browse our collections: http://lib.lsu.edu/oralhistory/search.html

Learn more from these FAQs:  http://lib.lsu.edu/oralhistory/faqs.html

 

Here’s to a successful semester!

 

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