Each of these oral histories has been either recorded by the National Museum of American History or submitted by a classroom and reviewed by an educator at the National Museum of American History.
You can use these videos with your classroom to analyze oral histories. Download the Analyze Oral Histories materials.
Or, you can create your own oral histories and upload them to YouTube. The videos will then be reviewed and selections will be showcased on this page and on YouTube. Download the Record Oral Histories materials.
The National Museum of American History offers hundreds of free lesson plans, primary sources, and learning interactives through Smithsonian's History Explorer.