Oral History Program
The Wisconsin Veterans Museum Oral History Program contains the personal stories and military experiences of Wisconsin-connected veterans of World War I to the present day. There are currently over 2,161 interviews in the collection. These interviews complement and extend the archival, library, and artifact collections of the museum.
Our oral historian has created how-to videos to help you conduct your own interviews with family and friends. Scroll down to view them.
Oral History Program Q&A
What is considered oral history? +
Who is interviewed for the Wisconsin Veterans Museum Oral History Program? +
How many oral histories do you have in the Collection? +
How are the interviews collected? +
How can these interviews be used? +
How can these interviews be accessed? +
Can I donate an oral history that I conducted? +
Myself or someone I know wants to be interviewed. How do I arrange that? +
I'm interested in volunteering or partnering with the WVM Oral History Program. What can I do? +