Collections

Titlesort ascending Description Subjects
World War Two Oral History Project (Col. Arthur L. Kelly American Veterans Oral History Collection) World War II veterans from Kentucky discuss campaigns in Europe, Africa, and the Pacific; the attack on Pearl Harbor; Anzio, Italy; the Battle of the Bulge; the United States Army Air Force; bombing raids; Iwo Jima, Japan; Saipan; Guam; kamikaze attacks; submarine warfare; the Bataan Death March in the Philippines; the Palawan Massacre in the Philippines; and the experiences of prisoners of war Air pilots, Military, Anzio, Battle of, Anzio, Italy, 1944., Ardennes, Battle of the, 1944-1945, Bataan Death March, Philippines, 1942, Iwo Jima, Battle of, Japan, 1945, Kamikaze airplanes, Palawan Massacre, Philippines, 1944, Pearl Harbor (Hawaii), Attack on, 1941
World War One Oral History Project (Col. Arthur L. Kelly American Veterans Oral History Collection) This project consist of interviews about the experience of veterans of the First World War. World War I was fought from 1914-1918 with the United States joining in 1917. The topics covered in these interviews include living in trenches, vermin, and dealing with the constant threat of poison gas attacks. biological warfare, trenches, Veterans, World War I, World War I experiences, World War, 1914-1918, World War, 1914-1918--Artillery operations, World War, 1914-1918--Biological warfare.
World War II Veterans of Kentucky Oral History Project World War II veterans from around the Commonwealth discuss their military service. Joint project between KET & KOHC. In conjunction with the broadcast of Ken Burns' documentary, "The War," KET encouraged WW II veterans to contact the Commission to be interviewed about their service. KET provided funding and the Commission located interviewers and provided equipment. Africa, Air forces, Air pilots, Army, Australia, Flight crews, Flight training, France
World War II Reflections High-ranking officers who served in the United States Navy during World War II discuss training sailors in the Pacific before the war, their naval strategy in the Pacific theater during the war, their combat experiences, and Admiral Ernest Joseph King. Sailors also relate their war experiences.
World War II Oral History Collection The Frazier History Museum's Oral History Project focuses on World War II stories from both the home-front and abroad. Some local stories from the era are also included. Copyright belongs the Frazier History Museum. Authorization must be granted by the Frazier History Museum to use or publish by any means the archival material to which the Frazier History Museum holds copyright.
World War II Compilation of Oral Histories made for the World War II on the Home Front Exhibit. The histories were taken from: Alex. B. Parker; Carol Bennett; Jason Mellenkamp; Jerry Andrews; Lena Purcell; Tommy & Betty Sapp and Zoe Chamness World War II
Workers Rights for Women Oral History Project
Woodford County Oral History Project he Kentucky Oral History Commission, an agency of state government, was created in 1976 to promote and assist in the development of oral history programs throughout Kentucky that document and preserve the twentieth-century history of the state. Automobiles, Baseball, Blacksmithing, Blacksmiths, Country stores, Courthouses, Distilling industries, Fairs
Women's Rights in Kentucky Oral History Project Interviews in this collection were conducted with women in Kentucky on the topic of the history of women’s rights in the state. Interviews discuss the individual women’s lives pertaining to activism and points of inspiration towards supporting women’s rights in the political or social field. 4 interviews. Communications, Labor laws & legislation, Labor leaders, Labor unions, Louisville (Ky.), Women, Women's rights
Women of the Rock House Oral History Project This collection documents the period of time, 1949-1950s, when the Rock House served as a women's dormitory at Western Kentucky University. There are 16 interviews with former dorm residents. Interviewees discuss college life, living in the dorm, and career advice they received. Copyright belongs to Western Kentucky University Dormitories, Universities & colleges, Western Kentucky University, Women's education