HistoryMakers Digital Archive

Catherine Royalty, Principal Librarian, Collections,
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Browse the HistoryMakers digital archive for interviews with fascinating individuals who have made significant contributions to life in the United States. HistoryMakers is the nation’s largest African American video oral history collection. These interviews are permanently housed at the Library of Congress, but you can search and access the collection online through the HistoryMakers database. Search by name or topic to access thoughtful interviews filled with wisdom and insight.

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