Midwife Jesusita Aragon, holding a newborn baby. Later copy of earlier photograph, ca. 1975. Fran Leeper Buss Oral History Collection. Courtesy of Schlesinger LibraryMidwife Jesusita Aragon, holding a newborn baby. Later copy of earlier photograph, ca. 1975. Fran Leeper Buss Oral History Collection. Courtesy of Schlesinger Library

Who Remembers the Working Class?: Reflections on the Fran Buss Oral History Collection

April 18, 2019

The Schlesinger Library’s prioritization of the Fran Buss collection is one example of how in recent years many archives have been shifting their focus toward a fuller, deeper representation of society. 

Courtsey of the Schlesinger LibraryCourtsey of the Schlesinger Library

From China to Radcliffe and Return

February 9, 2012

Dr. Shiu-Ying Hu was interviewed as part of the Chinese American Women Oral History Project.

Radcliffe student carrying on in Hopper's footsteps with a later version of the Mark computerRadcliffe student carrying on in Hopper's footsteps with a later version of the Mark computer

Profiles in Sound: Tales from Schlesinger’s Oral Historian

July 20, 2011

Grace Murray Hopper ("Amazing Grace") was interviewed in Schlesinger Library's Women in the Federal Government Oral History Project. Hopper relates in the interview that as a child she loved taking things like clocks apart and trying to put them back together.

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