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Voices of America


Oral Histories from the Federal Writers Project
21 modular installments - adapt to your schedule!

An African-American soldier in the trenches of WWI, an itinerant peddler on the Great Plains, a stonecutter’s young widow in Vermont, a cowpuncher from Texas and other real-life witnesses to our nation’s past tell their stories in this series of oral histories from the Federal Writers Project. Extend this serial by publishing oral histories collected by students in your own community.

Download the Teaching Guide (.pdf)

Sample One

Sample Two

Sample Three


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