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Resources for Juanita Nelson’s Oral History

Resources for Robert Romer’s Oral History

Resources for Ray Elliot’s Oral History

Resources for David Cohen’s Oral History

  • Transcript from The American Experience film America and the Holcaust - from the PBS.org Web site (www.pbs.org/wgbh/amex/holocaust/filmmore/transcript/index.html)
  • Full Text of Franklin D. Roosevelt's I hate War speech presented at Chautauqua, New York, August 1936 (www.sagehistory.net/worldwar2/docs/FDRChautauqua.html)
  • Full Text of the Sinclair Lewis novel It Can't Happen Here published in 1935 - from the Project Gutenberg Australia Web site (gutenberg.net.au/ebooks03/0301001h.html)
  • Learn about the National D-Day Memorial located in Bedford, Virginia - at the National D-Day Memorial Foundation Web site (http://www.dday.org/index.php?page=education)
  • Transcript from The American Experience film The Battle of the Bulge - from the PBS.org Web site (http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/amex/bulge/filmmore/pt.html)
  • For a fact sheet about the accomplishments of the 4th Armored Division during World War II - at the Veterans of the Battle of the Bulge Website (http://www.battleofthebulge.org/fact/fact_sheet_of_the_4th_armored_di.html)
  • Full Text of General Patton's Final General Orders - at the Patton Society Web site (http://www.pattonhq.com/textfiles/thirdhst.html)
  • Learn more about the Holocaust at the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Web site (http://www.ushmm.org/)
  • Read more about World War II veteran Kurt Klein, see the transcript from The American Experience film America and the Holocaust - from the PBS.org Web site (http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/amex/holocaust/filmmore/transcript/transcript1.html)
  • Order a free copy of One Survivor Remembers, an educational kit which includes a documentary film about Gerda Weissman Klein's (Mrs. Kurt Klein) life, primary documents from her private collection, teachers' guide, and resource booklet from the Teaching Tolerance Web site. [For teachers, librarians] (http://www.tolerance.org/teach/resources/index.jsp)
  • Read the full text of President Harry S. Truman's "Statement and Directive by the President on Immigration to the United States of Certain Displaced Persons and Refugees in Europe," December 22, 1945--from the Harry S. Truman Library and Museum Web site (http://trumanlibrary.org/publicpapers/viewpapers.php?pid=515)
  • Learn about the history of the Hebrew Immigrant Aid Society - at the HIAS Web site (http://www.hias.org/who-we-are/history)
  • Listen to and read Elie Wiesel's "Perils of Indifference" speech presented in Washington, D.C. on April 12, 1999 - at the American Rhetoric Web site (http://www.americanrhetoric.com/speeches/ewieselperilsofindifference.html)
  • Learn more about the Holocaust at the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Web site (http://www.ushmm.org/)

Resources for Dr. Ruth B. Loving’s Oral History

  • In Motion: The African American Experience Web site, presented by the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, to learn more about the Great Migration. (http://www.inmotionaame.org/home.cfm;jsessionid=f830897511252941740616?bhcp=1)
  • The NAACP Web site for a history of the NAACP. (http://www.naacp.org/about/history/)
  • The Electronic Text Center at the University of Virginia Library Web site for the full text of W.E.B. Dubois' Souls of Black Folk. (http://etext.lib.virginia.edu/toc/modeng/public/DubSoul.html)
  • The Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum Web site to read and see more about the Roosevelt administration. (http://www.fdrlibrary.marist.edu/)
  • The New Deal Network to learn more about the programs of the New Deal, including the Civilian Conservation Corps and Social Security. (http://newdeal.feri.org/)
  • The National World War II Museum Web site for a fact sheet (PDF) about the World War II home front. (http://www.nationalww2museum.org/assets/pdfs/home-front-fact-sheet.pdf)
  • The USO Web site to read about the history of the USO. (http://www.uso.org/whoweare/ourproudhistory/)
  • The U.S. Army Center of Military History for a short history of the Women's Army Corps [WAC]. (http://www.history.army.mil/brochures/WAC/WAC.HTM)
  • The Academy of Achievement: A Living History Museum Web site to read and view an interview with Rosa Parks. (http://www.achievement.org/autodoc/page/par0int-1)
  • The Smithsonian Institution Web site for the online exhibit "Vote: The Machinery of Democracy." (http://americanhistory.si.edu/vote/)

Resources for Paul Slater’s Oral History

Resources for Dorothy Pryor’s Oral History

 

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