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FYI: The American Historical Association recently announced that oral history is excluded from review by Institutional Review Boards. Read the Federal Register announcement of January 19, 2017.
Migration to New Worlds: Oral Histories
Interviews from the Tenement Museum describe the experiences of European immigrants living in New York tenement buildings during the early twentieth century. Ex-residents of 97 Orchard Street explain what life was like in the building, the opportunities available for newly arrived immigrant families and the sights, sounds, tastes, smells and community interactions on the busy streets of New York's Lower East Side. War brides, political refugees and displaced persons, oral histories from the Canadian Museum of Immigration at Pier 21 discuss migration experiences and first impressions of Canada.