StoryCorps interviews and transcripts
Scope and Contents
In July, 2009, StoryCorps visited Rochester, New York. This collection contains three interviews conducted at StoryCorps by Greg Lavidas, media relations director at NTID. Lavidas interviewed Robert F. Panara (NTID Professor Emeritus), T. Alan Hurwitz (NTID president), and Paul and Sally Taylor (Paul was a professor at NTID and Sally editor of Deaf Rochester newspaper). Each interview has a transcript as well.
Conditions Governing Access
This collection is open to researchers.
Biographical / Historical
StoryCorps, a non-profit organization that records oral histories of everyday Americans, started in 2003. Since that time, more than 30,000 interviews have been recorded. Participants are given a cd of the interview and a copy is housed at the American Folklife Center at the Library of Congress. StoryCorps travels across the United States recording these histories, and in July of 2009, visited Rochester, New York.
Set of three cds of interviews created for the StoryCorps project. StoryCorps is a nonprofit oral history project dedicated to documenting the lives of Americans of all backgrounds and beliefs.
Collection materials are arranged by type.
C.S. Mid-range, Shelf 327
Finding aid created by Amy Vilz in December 2011.
- Deaf -- History
- Deaf -- Interviews
- Deaf -- New York (State) -- Rochester
- Deaf -- Social life and customs
- Deaf culture
- Deafness -- Social aspects
- Hurwitz, T. Alan
- Livadas, Greg
- National Technical Institute for the Deaf
- National Technical Institute for the Deaf. Faculty
- StoryCorps (Project)
- Taylor, Paul H.
- Taylor, Sally
- Teachers of the deaf
- StoryCorps interviews and transcripts
- RIT/NTID Deaf Studies Archive
- Amy Vilz
- 21 December 2011
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
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