Category Archives: oral histories

Niobrara Oral History Project

Back in March 2012, we blogged about a unique oral history project being conducted by the AHC’s Simpson Institute archivist Leslie Waggener.  We’d like to now give you another update on this undertaking. As you may recall, this oral history … Continue reading

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Niobrara Shale Oil Play Oral History Project

Many oral history projects that deal with energy development’s effects on a community do interviews either while the development is occurring or months or years after the fact.  This project turns the tables on that notion.  What about the expectations … Continue reading

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Update on Energy Boom Panel Discussions

The rosters have been finalized for the upcoming series of panel discussions based on the American Heritage Center’s energy boom oral history project.    April 4, 2011, 4:30pm – 6:00pm, University of Wyoming, Family Room, Wyoming Union  Panelists: Cally McKee … Continue reading

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AHC Conducts Energy Boom Oral History Project

    Wyoming’s Energy Boom, 1995-2010: An Oral History Program has gathered almost 40 audio oral history interviews to date.   The project is to examine the social, economic and environmental impact of natural gas development in Sublette County, located in … Continue reading

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Wyoming Pioneers’ Oral Histories Available Online

The collection contains interviews with people who were early residents of Wyoming. Interviews were conducted between 1947 and 1955 by employees of the American Heritage Center, University of Wyoming.  Topics include life in Laramie, Hanna, Douglas, and other towns; politics … Continue reading

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