projects

In addition to family oral histories, we also record the story of private organizations, public institutions and community groups.

A SAMPLING OF PROJECTS:

  1. "Who Was Fred L. Wilson?", a video narration by Jane W. Curran, presented to the Fred L. Wilson School, Kannapolis, NC in commemoration of her late father
  2. An oral history with Sr. Kathleen Keating, SSJ, president emerita, Sisters of St. Joseph and Elms College, Chicopee, MA
  3. Grynn & Barrett: The Greniers Photographers, Holyoke, MA - a personal documentary celebrating the 60 year history of a family owned business founded by patriarch R. Robert Grenier
  4. The Boston Athenaeum, Boston, MA - a collection of video oral histories in preparation for the library's 2006 bicentennial
  5. Short educational video explaining the programs and mission of The Garden: A Center for Grieving Children and Teens based at the Hampshire Regional YMCA, Northampton, MA.
  6. Anniversary video for The Center of Hope at Noble Hospital, Westfield, MA to be shown at the annual fundraising dinner
  7. 5th anniversary video for the Irish Cultural Center at Elms College, Chicopee, MA and featured at a retirement brunch for the college president and center's founding director.
  8. Video history to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the Auxiliary at the Cooley Dickinson Hospital, Northampton, MA in 2004
  9. Oral histories with Holocaust survivors for a permanent installation and traveling exhibit, "Condemned to Die: The Annihilation of a Rural Jewish Community, Roth, Germany 1933-1942" at Hatikvah Holocaust Education and Resource Center, Springfield, MA
  10. Oral histories with long-time residents for an exhibit and documentary, "Preserving Our Past: A Popular History of Southbridge" organized by the Jacob Edwards Library and town of Southbridge, MA
  11. A video history commemorating the 50th anniversary of the Plainfield (MA) Volunteer Firefighters' Association, including a selection of oral histories, historic photographs and documents
  12. Northampton "350th Anniversary", a series of commemorative oral history interviews with local citizens
  13. Smith College Ada Comstock Program "25th Anniversary", a series of commemorative oral history interviews with alumnae
  14. Educational video, Smart Practice Management for the Mead Johnson Company, Glenview IL
  15. Video series, If You Believe - You Can Make It Happen, for the Connecticut Department of Developmental Services, Hartford, CT
  16. Series of oral histories of veterans from WWII and the Korean Conflict for the Veterans History Project of the American Folk Life Center, Library of Congress, Washington, DC
  17. Documentary, A History of Premature Infant Care, based on oral histories recorded with New England nurses for U.S. nursing schools and training programs, produced by Bristol-Myers Squibb, NY, NY
  18. Documentary, Frank Stanley Beveridge: The Man and His Legacy, for The Beveridge Foundation, Inc, Boca Raton, FL