Neighborhoods, Keepers of Culture project oral histories and transcripts

Descriptive Summary

Neighborhoods, Keepers of Culture project oral histories and transcripts
ca 1996-1999
Chicago Historical Society
Black, Timuel D. , Chicago Historical Society. Neighborhoods, Keepers of Culture (Project) , Loyola University of Chicago
1 linear foot (2 boxes)
105 audiocassettes (in 4 boxes)
Material is in English unless otherwise noted.

Scope and Content

Recorded oral histories and community meetings, as well as transcripts (including some interviewer check list forms, topic sheets, log sheets, and release forms) that were made as part of the project, Neighborhoods: Keepers of Culture. Some oral history interviews were made by students at Loyola University of Chicago, some were completed by CHS staff and others involved in the project.

Conditions for Access

For listening purposes, it is necessary to use a copy, not the original (and to have a listening copy made if one is not available).

Conditions Governing Use

Copyright status of most items is unknown. Written permissions were not secured by Chicago Historical Society. Some interviews may not be copied for researchers.

Preferred Citation

A common citation for archives is as follows: Item, Folder number and/or title, Box number, Collection title, ID number, Repository name, location.

Custodial History

Collected by the Chicago Historical Society or created by CHS in collaboration with others (2002.0131.1).

Related Material

Related materials at Chicago History Museum, Research Center, include the Neighborhoods, Keepers of Culture project video archives (2002.0131.2); CHS archival files of this project; the Chicago Historical Society collection of visual materials for My History Is Your History project (2000.0121.1-4); Oral history interviews with staff and residents of Stateway Gardens (1999.0085); and the Photographs at Stateway Gardens, by Patricia Evans (1999.0085).

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