Would you like to have 310 full length interviews of prominent African Americans at your finger tips? Would you to hear first-hand accounts from the likes of Barack Obama, Ossie Davis, B.B. King and Eric Holder? There is only one way to gain access to these materials, join The HistoryMakers Online Digital Archive.
The HistoryMakers Digital Archive contains over 2,000 hours of video footage, containing 29,000 stories and can be yours for $30/Month. Access your account or become a member of The HistoryMakers and gain access to this priceless archive today.
Founded in July of 1999, The HistoryMakers has grown into the nation's largest African American video oral history archive. Its collection includes the interviews of President Barack Obama (then an Illinois State Senator) and civil rights leader Julian Bond, to name a few.
The interface is being iteratively developed and refined, beginning with a strong foundation of work from the NSF-funded digital video library work that has taken place at Carnegie Mellon University under the Informedia research team. Some things may be unclear or new to you. The video tutorials above will hopefully help. Please share your comments with us when using The HistoryMakers Digital Archive and we will work toward eliminating the need for these tutorials altogether.
Julieanna Richardson | Executive Director, The HistoryMakers
Michael Christel, Principal Investigator, NSF research project "III-CXT: Enhancing Digital Video Libraries through the Evaluation and Transition of Automated Techniques for Visual Processing, Indexing and Access"