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veterans Oral History Project

In 2006, Henderson Libraries participated in the Library of Congress' Veterans History Project. Henderson Libraries staff filmed and interviewed local military veterans about their experiences in World War II, the Korean War, and the Vietnam War.
Their stories can be heard and read here. All of the filmed interviews in this collection are accompanied by fully searchable transcripts.

Click here to access the Veterans Oral History Project Collection

Type of materials in this collection: Oral history videos and transcripts

Timeframe: 2006-present

Items included: All of the interviews conducted by Henderson Libraries staff have been included in this digital collection. DVDs were produced for each of the interviews in this collection. They are available for check-out at Henderson Libraries. Please contact the Digital Collections Librarian at the Paseo Verde branch of Henderson Libraries for access to the DVDs.

Copyright information: Henderson Libraries holds copyright to all of the materials in this collection. All images and materials included in this digital project are intended for personal, educational or research purposes only. Any other use without prior expressed permission is prohibited. Please contact the Digital Collections Librarian at the Paseo Verde branch of Henderson Libraries for additional information or for permission.

Digitization process and software needed: Specifications vary depending on the source of the material.
  • Videos: Videos were originally captured as AVI files and have been converted to FLV files as FLV is the only video format supported by our digital collections software. You must have a Flash player in order to view the video items in this collection.
  • Transcripts: The text-based documents in this collection are PDF files. You must have a PDF reader in order to view the text-based items in this collection.

Acknowledgements/funding: The Henderson Libraries Veterans Oral History Project was funded by a Library Services and Technology Grant, administered for the United States Government by the Nevada State Library and Archives.
Related items/digital collections:
  • Henderson Memories: This collection includes oral histories from other Henderson residents.