Family in the Fifties: Hope, Fear, and Rock 'N Roll
This collection consists of taped interviews, transcripts, and student papers connected with "The Family in the Fifties: Hope, Fear, and Rock 'N Roll", an oral history which captured the experiences of Rhode Island residents in that decade .
The collection consists of taped interviews with twenty women who were either founding members of the Hera Gallery or who became involved with the gallery in later years. The collection also includes an interview with Robert Rohm, an art professor from the Art Department of the University of Rhode Island and Roy Poulsen, an University of Rhode Island economics professor and owner of the Hera gallery building from the early 1970s up to the time of his death in 2006.
Oral history project sponsored by South Kingstown High School and the Rhode Island Committee for the Humanities, conducted in 1977 under the direction of Linda Wood and Judith Preble, school librarian and English teacher respectively. Students interviewed seventy Rhode Islanders who witnessed and survived the Hurricane of 1938.
The collection consists of taped interviews of former employees of the Jamestown and Newport Ferry company conducted by the Jamestown Historical Society. The interviews, recorded on cassette tapes, release forms, and detailed index comprise this collection.
The Whole World Was Watching, An Oral History of 1968
The collection consists of the interviews conducted by English Honors students at South Kingstown High School with Rhode Island residents regarding their experiences and recollections of the year 1968.