Oral histories in our collection have been gathered during a variety of projects and from multiple sources. Not all oral histories are available online as many are still in the process of being transcribed or digitized. More recordings will be gathered as projects are developed. See the list below to view our oral history collections.
- The Eric Walz History 300 Collection, 2002-Present (MSSI 37): This collection of oral histories was gathered by students in a History 300 course. Topics range from servicemen and women, wars, and ethnicity in the Upper Snake River Valley.
- Harold Forbush Oral History Collection: History of the Upper Snake River Valley (MSSI 50): Harold Forbush, along with other assistants, gathered over 150 interviews with local people to document the history of the Snake River Valley. This collection, with its large scope and variety of information, is one of our most valuable collections pertaining to local history.
- David L Crowder Oral History Collection: History of Idaho and the Northwest (MSSI 82): Oral histories conducted by students in David Crowder's Idaho and the Northwest History course. Topics primarily include WWI and the Great Depression.
- Dr. Andrea Radke Women's Oral History Project (MSSI 92): Dr. Radke-Moss taught a history course with an oral history element. Topics primarily pertain to women's history.
- Teton Flood Oral History Project (MSSI 02): One year after the flood, Ricks College, the Idaho State Historical Society, and Utah State University developed a joint project to record the experiences of individuals who lived through the flood.
- Idaho Archives Interviews (MSSI 93)