Oral History Program
The Oral History Collection contains the personal stories and military experiences of Wisconsin-connected veterans of World War I to the present day. There are currently over 2,000 interviews in the collection. These interviews complement and extend the archival, library, and artifact collections of the museum.
Oral History Program Q&A
What is considered oral history? +
Who is interviewed for the Wisconsin Veterans Museum Oral History Program? +
How many oral histories do you have in the Collection? +
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How can these interviews be accessed? +
Can I donate an oral history that I conducted? +
Myself or someone I know wants to be interviewed. How do I arrange that? +
I'm interested in volunteering or partnering with the WVM Oral History Program. What can I do? +
To learn more about Wisconsin’s wartime oral histories and for tips on starting your own oral history project, visit Recollection Wisconsin's Listening to War.