New Exhibit: Whose Town?

Drawing on the first hand stories of unhoused people’s working experiences, “Whose Town?” seeks to offer insight into the complicated reality of low-wage labor in Washington, DC. The site draws upon twenty-one oral history interviews that were conducted in 2015 in locations across downtown Washington, DC. The participants in the project primarily include able-bodied single ...

New Collection: AU Scholars Oral History Workshop, 2014

Twenty-four first year students at American University took the Oral History Workshop led by Dr. Daniel Kerr as a learning module connected to the scholars program. The module took place over four weeks. The interviews, approximately 45 minutes each, have been indexed by the students. Twelve students chose to donate their interviews to American University ...

Welcome to the Digital Lab

Welcome to the AU Public History program’s new Digital Lab — a portal to digital projects being done by AU faculty and students. Look for a lot more to come in the near future.