Oral History Collection
The Oral History Collection contains the personal stories and military experiences of Wisconsin-connected veterans of the Spanish American War to the present day. There are currently over 2,200 interviews in the collection. These interviews complement and extend the archival, library, and artifact collections of the museum.
Search our transcripts by conflict and narrator’s last name. Not all of our interviews have been transcribed. Contact the oral historian for access to interviews that are not transcribed. All materials are provided for education and research purposes only. When using, please cite the Wisconsin Veterans Museum as the source for these materials.
Before you click! Be advised, these interviews may contain potentially disturbing content related to combat as well as sensitive material relating to PTSD, trauma, assault, and moral injury. We appreciate the bravery of the narrators in sharing their stories—please be respectful when engaging with these interviews.