57 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Personal narratives.

  1. Curtis Cook Zuni Pueblo storytelling collection

    1,272 items. 5 sound tape reels : analog ; 7 in.. 1 sound cassette : analog.. 196 slides : color ; 35 mm. 2 photographic prints : black and white ; various sizes.. 18 photographic prints : color.. 53 folders.. -- Archive of Folk Culture, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Collection of field recordings, photographs, and notes by linguist Curtis Cook, who learned the Zuni language and documented the stories of elderly Zuni speakers while undertaking a translation of the Bible into the Zuni language during the 1960s and 1970s. Sound recordings (1964-1967) include narratives told by Zuni storytellers Longkeena Nash and Tom Ideque and others; recordings of children...

  2. Civil Rights History Project collection, 2010-2016

    847 items (videocassettes, video files, digital photographs, transcripts). oral histories (102 interviews) : 711 video files (HD, Apple ProRes 4:2:2 HQ) : color, sound.. oral histories (6 interviews) : 15 videocassettes (DVCam) : color, sound ; 1/4 in. . 110 transcripts.. 13 photographs : color, digital files (JPEG). -- Archive of Folk Culture, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    One hundred and eight filmed oral history interviews with 136 participants in the civil rights movement in the United States and related documentation, created by the National Museum of African American History and Culture in partnership with the American Folklife Center, 2010-2013. The oral histories were conducted by historians Julian Bond, Taylor Branch, David P. Cline, Emilye Crosby, John...

  3. Benjamin Luft collection of 9-11 first responders' oral histories

    approximately 2067 items . 522 moving images; digital, mov and mp4. 1327 graphic materials; digital, jpg, pdf, tif, and png. 218 manuscripts; digital, pdf and pptx . -- Archive of Folk Culture, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Collection of 328 oral history interviews of individuals impacted by the September 11, 2001 World Trade Center disaster, and interviewee's photographs and manuscript materials documenting their experiences at the site. The collection primarily contains first-person narratives told by World Trade Center site disaster workers: police officers, firefighters, construction workers, demolition...

  4. Leo Joseph Bailey collection, 1917-2008 : Veterans History Project (U.S.)

    moving images: 1 videodisc (DVD-R) : digital, sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.. 18 photographs.. manuscripts: 44 items.. -- Veterans History Project, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Collection includes clippings, correspondence, a memoir, transcription of memoir, military papers, photographs, and a video recording of two speeches given to the Southern Cayuga Central School in 1987, documenting Bailey's service during World War I.

  5. Joseph Royston Gathings, I, collection, 1914-1936 : Veterans History Project (U.S.)

    manuscripts: 181 items.. graphic images: 43 photographs : black and white ; various sizes.. -- Veterans History Project, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    The Joseph Royston Gathings, I, collection includes clippings, correspondence, military papers and photographs relating to Joseph Royston Gathings' service in the United States Army in France during World War I

  6. Clyde Wilbur Russell collection, 1917-1919 : Veterans History Project (U.S.)

    46 letters (80 pages). manuscripts: 52 items.. artifact: 1 item.. -- Veterans History Project, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    The collection consists of correspondence, military papers, and artifacts relating to Clyde Wilbur Russell’s service in the United States Army during World War I. Correspondence includes letters to his mother and father, his brother and sister (both unidentified), and an additional brother, Roy, written while the veteran served with the American Expeditionary Forces (AEF) in France. Topics...

  7. Charles Edmund Worth collection, 1917-1919 : Veterans History Project (U.S.)

    graphic images: 26 photographs : black and white ; various sizes.. manuscripts: 24 items.. 50 letters. -- Veterans History Project, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    The Charles Edmund Worth collection includes clippings, correspondence, military papers, photographs, and creative works relating to Charles Edmund Worth’s service in the United States Navy in Brazil, and the United States during World War I. The bulk of the collection consists of letters written by Worth to his mother during his year stationed in Brazil, as well as personal essays on his...

  8. Philip E. Scholz collection, 1918-1920 : Veterans History Project (U.S.)

    manuscripts: 55 items.. graphic images black and white ; various sizes.. 45 letters (81 pages).. -- Veterans History Project, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    The Philip Scholz collection documents Scholz's World War I service. Born in Wisconsin, Scholz was a private in the United States Army and served at Camp Grant, Illinois; Camp Upton, New York; England; and France. Dating 1918-1920, materials include correspondence, a memoir, military papers, printed matter, and photographs.

  9. Edward Henry Loudenbeck collection, 1917-1919 : Veterans History Project (U.S.)

    manuscripts: 57 items.. 1 photograph.. 56 letters (186 pages).. -- Veterans History Project, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    The Edward Henry Loudenbeck collection documents Loudenbeck's World War I service. Born in Iowa and raised in Michigan, Loudenbeck served in the United States Army from 1917-1919 reaching the rank of Private First Class. He participated in the Meuse-Argonne Offensive, Battle of Saint-Mihiel, and traveled through Camp Custer, Michigan; Camp Greene, North Carolina; Camp Mills, New Jersey; England;...

  10. William Hamilton Felton, Jr., collection, 1917-1918 : Veterans History Project (U.S.)

    1 photograph.. manuscripts: 75 items. -- Veterans History Project, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    The William Hamilton Felton, Jr., collection documents Felton's United States Army Coast Artillery Corps service during World War I. Born in Macon, Georgia, Felton was stationed in Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia; Fort Monroe, Virginia; and throughout France. He was commissioned as a First Lieutenant and promoted to Captain. Felton died on May 28, 1956. Dating 1917-1918, the collection contains...