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Museum of History and Holocaust Education. Oral history project, 2013.

Identifier: KSU-14-05-004

Content Description

Started in 2013, the Museum of History and Holocaust Education's Oral History Program preserves first-hand accounts of past events through recorded film. To date, over 50 individuals have participated, contributing valuable content to museum programming, exhibitions, and K-12 curriculum.

The MHHE Oral History Program includes two ongoing projects, the Legacy Series and Immigrant Stories. Through the Legacy Series, we preserve the experiences of Holocaust survivors, World War II veterans, home front workers, and others who lived during the Second World War. Through the Immigrant Stories oral history project, we interview individuals who have first or second-hand experiences of immigration.

More resources, including educator resources and links to shorter video clips, can be found at the MHHE's Legacy Series homepage.


  • Creation: 2013


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146 digital file


The collection is arranged in two series':

  1. Legacy Series
  2. Immigrant Stories

Source of Acquisition

Museum of History and Holocaust Education

Method of Acquisition

Transfer. Received on shared server directory from James Newberry.

MHHE Oral History Program
In Progress
Alissa Matheny Helms
November 2017
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Repository Details

Part of the Kennesaw State University Archives Repository

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Kennesaw GA 30144 GKJ