Oral History Collections
Loyola University Chicago Oral History Project
Initiated in 2006, this project is documenting the history of Loyola University Chicago through oral history interviews of administrators, staff, faculty, and alumni. So far interviews have been conducted for the:
- John Felice Rome Center
- School of Law
- Institute of Pastoral Studies
- School of Social Work
- School of Education
- School of Dentistry
- Loyola News/Loyola Phoenix
- Parmly Hearing Institute
- Student Activism/Student Government
- Long Time Faculty and Staff
The first incarnation of the Loyola University Chicago Oral History Project was known as the Veteran Staff and Faculty Oral History Project. Interviews for this project were conducted by Loyola students taking the Oral History course in the History department. Audio cassette recordings are available for all interviews, however not all have been transcribed.
History of Latinos in Chicago
Oral history interviews conducted by Rita Hernandez.
Oral history interviews conducted by William Corcoran, Jr., as part of his dissertation research.
Chicago Public School Teachers
Oral history interviews conducted by students in the Oral History course in Loyola's History department.
Oral histories of retired judges conducted by students in the Oral History class in Loyola's History department. The collection ranges from 1996 to 2007 (primarily 2002–2007). This collection has been made available online by the Illinois Supreme Court Historic Preservation Commission.