A library that consists entirely of oral histories: interviews, first-hand recollections, personal narratives. Every interview is treated like a book—described and cataloged—and the recordings can be “checked out” online. Best of all, the intellectual content is linked to other resources that are held by other repositories statewide.
The purpose of this site is to explain the vision of Colorado Voice Preserve, to share plans and progress, and to gather impressions.
Posted on 06 March 2013
In July 2012, the SRMA Board authorized a two-year Task Force to explore the formation of a regional oral-history association that would include Colorado and Wyoming. The Task Force mission is to confirm the interest in, need for, and feasibility of a regional oral-history association. SRMA is providing financial support for annual workshops, with the […] Continue Reading
Posted on 28 June 2012
Colorado and Wyoming are two states not currently affiliated with any regional oral-history association (e.g. Southwest OHA, Mid-Atlantic OHA, etc.). A working group comprised of folks from our shared “Square States” is exploring the enthusiasm for and feasibility of an alliance between Colorado and Wyoming. The group has begun identifying areas of opportunity and need […] Continue Reading
Posted on 06 June 2012
In March 2012, Voice Preserve partners conducted a survey to assess oral-history interest and activity in Colorado and Wyoming. Data from that survey are summarized in a simple Word document: Summary Data from Oral History Needs Assessment Continue Reading