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Oral History Projects

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Festivals of Our Lives
A Library Services at Home project based on interviews with seven of our library users. The project began in October 2006 and was completed in October 2007. It takes a personal look at Diwali, Christianity, Eid Ul-Fitr and Vaisakhi.

Memories from the Islands
In the Spring of 2003 Library Services at Home began work on this project as part of our
ongoing oral history work and as part of Black History Month

Our Africa
This is a Library Services at Home project based on interviews with six African
people now living in Birmingham.

Upstairs, Downstairs Recollections of domestic service in days gone by

Reflections of War 1939 - 1945
See the photos and read the reminiscences of World War 2 from our recent oral history project.
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