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African American World War II oral history collection

Call Number: RH MS 1439
Overview This collection consists of audio recordings and transcripts of oral history interviews of African American World War II veterans located in Kansas, from a project conducted by staff and students at the Kenneth Spencer Research Library, University of Kansas with sponsorship from the Sandra Gautt KU Endowment. Also in the collection are some photographs and photocopies of photographic prints, original military-related documents and copies of documents, reference material, and other materials...
Dates: 1940s, 2010-2013

Hidden places: the Mexican Fiesta broadcast tape

 Collection — tape: 1
Call Number: RH Cassette Tape 29

This single tape, Hidden Places : the Mexican Fiesta, May 25, 1984, describes the Chanute, Kansas, Mexican Fiesta in Santa Fe Park during it's 66th anniversary commemorating the establishment of Mexican independence September 15 and 16, 1810. This fiesta is believed to be the oldest fiesta in Kansas.

Dates: 1984

Kansas City, Kansas, Spanish Speaking office interviews and slides

Call Number: RH MS 752
Overview This collection includes transcripts of oral interviews conducted with Hispanic members of the Kansas City, Kansas community and slides produced for a slide show done by the Kansas City, Kansas, Spanish Speaking office, an entity that no longer exists. The interviews and slides were done in the early 1980s, Robert Oppenheimer and Laurie Bretz conducting the interviews. The people in the slides are presumably people in the Kansas City, Kansas area. A large number of the slides contain...
Dates: early 1980s

Oral history project regarding the Hispanic community of Emporia, Kansas

Call Number: RH MS 751

This collection is comprised of transcripts of interviews conducted for an oral history project in the Hispanic community in Emporia, Kansas, in 1980. Robert Oppenheimer was involved with this project and interviews were conducted by Sandra Granado, Simon Rodriguez, Linda Hernandez and others. The collection also includes modern photographic prints from copy negatives of photographs obtained through the oral history project.

Dates: 1980

Oral history project regarding the Hispanic community of Garden City, Kansas

Call Number: RH MS 750

This collection includes audio cassette tapes and transcripts of interviews conducted by Robert Oppenheimer and others for a Hispanic oral history project in Garden City, Kansas, as well as modern photoprints from copy negatives of photographs from the local Hispanic community. The project was a result of a grant from the Kansas Council for the Humanities initiated by Dr. Oppenheimer, who was a professor in the University of Kansas' History Department.

Dates: 1977 - 1981

President Obama's Kansas Heritage Oral History Project

Call Number: RH MS 1462

This collection contains interviews, video clips, and a digital set of transcripts, all on DVD, from oral history interviews conducted with former U.S. President Barack Obama family members and individuals who knew Obama's maternal grandparents and other relatives residing in the El Dorado, Kansas area. Also in the collection are paper copies of the transcripts, backstory, and finding aid to the collection.

Dates: 2009 - 2017