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OSBR Site Shares McKinley High School Oral Histories Online

The Old South Baton Rouge Community Dreaming website is including several of the Center’s interviews that belong to the McKinley High School Oral History series.    Select interviews from the collection are available via OSBR for audio streaming and patrons can read along with

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“Let’s Go. Regardless.” Ralph Sims’ D-Day Bomber Missions

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Seventy years ago this week, the liberation of Europe began with the largest invasion force ever assembled. The costs and risks of attacking the most heavily defended coastline in the world were high, and there was no Plan B. Over

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History of Louisiana Cooperative Extension is Focus of New Oral History Project

An Interview with Denver Loupe about LA Cooperative Extension

To commemorate the 100th anniversary of the 1914 Smith-Lever Act, the LSU AgCenter, the LSU College of Agriculture, and the LSU Libraries T. Harry Williams Center for Oral History are collaborating to document the history of the LSU Cooperative Extension

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Newly Available Interviews From The McKinley High Series

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The early part of the year celebrates Black History Month and Women’s History Month.  To honor both, we’d like to share some content from the Williams Center’s collections as a reminder that women have been the backbone of social movements,

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