Volume 37 of "Oral History Review" magazine



Volume 37 Issue 2 Summer-Fall 2010
 
Editor''s Introduction: articleKim Porter 

ARTICLES: McCarthy
“Is Oral History Good for You?” Taking Oral History beyond Documentation and into a Clinical

Noah Riseman
Contesting White Knowledge: Yolngu Stories from World War II

Select this article: Anna Sheftel and Stacey Zembrzycki
Only Human: A Reflection on the Ethical and Methodological Challenges of Working with “Difficult” Stories

Select this article: Rob Perks
The Roots of Oral History: Exploring Contrasting Attitudes to Elite, Corporate, and Business Oral History in Britain and the U.S.

Select this article: Rina Benmayor
Contested Memories of Place: Representations of Salinas’ Chinatown


Select this article: Debbie Lee
Listening to the Land: The Selway-Bitterroot Wilderness as Oral History

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Select this articleNancy Anderson
It''s all for the Kids: Gender, Families, and Youth Sports

Select this articleLinda M. Baeza Porter
The New Woman in Uzbekistan: Islam, Modernity, and Unveiling Under Communism


Select this article: Mary Barr
The Girls from Ames: A Story of Women and a Forty-Year Friendship

Select this article: Teresa Bergen
Them that Believe: The Power and Meaning of the Christian Serpent-Handling Tradition

Select this articleJoanna Bornat
Negotiating Boundaries in the City: Migration, Ethnicity, and Gender in Britain


Select this article: Ted Buswick
Record Makers and Breakers: Voices of the Independent Rock ‘N’ Roll Pioneers
Select this article:Donna M. DeBlasio
California Hotel and Casino: Hawai‘i''s Home Away from Home

Select this article: Luisa Del Giudice
Storie Orali: Racconto, Immaginazione, Dialogo (Oral [Hi]stories: Narrative, Imagination, Dialogue)

Select this article: Peggy M. Dillon
Crooked Road: The Story of the Alaska Highway

Select this article: Michael B. Dougan
Looking Back at the Arkansas Gazette: An Oral History

Select this articleMeagan Gough
Catching Stories: A Practical Guide to Oral History


Select this article: Hanna Griff-Sleven
It''s Good to be a Woman
Select this article: Timothy Hensley
48 Hours of Kristallnacht: Night of Destruction/Dawn of the Holocaust

This is Home Now: Kentucky''s Holocaust Survivors Speak

Select this article: Leonard Kamerling
Isuma—Inuit Video Art
Select this article: Daniel Kerr
Counting the Dead: The Culture and Politics of Human Rights Activism in Colombia

Select this article: Mary E. Kohler
Why i am not a Scientist

Select this articleGuy Lancaster
Boom Town: How Wal-Mart Transformed an All-American Town into an International Community
Select this article: Katherine Sharp Landdeck
Good Girls, Good Food, Good Fun: The Story of USO Hostesses During World War II

Select this article: Courtney A. Lyons
The Selma of the North: Civil Rights Insurgency in Milwaukee
Select this article: Marta Marciniak
Southern Cultures: Fall 2009. Music
Select this article: Michella M. Marino
A Woman at War: Marlene Dietrich Remembered


Select this articleErin McCarthy
Old Leather: An Oral History of Early Pro Football in OHIO, 1920–1935
Oral History Review (2010) 37(2): 296-297 first published online July 22, 2010 doi:10.1093/ohr/ohq073
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Select this articleLaurie Mercier
The Good Times are all gone now: Life, Death, and Rebirth in an Idaho Mining Town
Select this article: Joanna Parson
Lonesome Cowgirls and Honky Tonk Angels: The Women of Barn Dance Radio


Select this article: Kimberly K. Porter
Coalfield Jews: An Appalachian History


Select this article: Mary Kay Quinlan
Reporting Iraq: An Oral History of the War by the Journalists who Covered it
Select this article: Susan D. Rose
Voices from the Nueva Frontera: Latino Immigration to Dalton, Georgia

Latino Voices in New England

Select this article: Molly Rosner
Opting Out? Why Women Really Quit Careers and Head Home


Select this articleBetty Sample
Overcoming Katrina: African American Voices from the Crescent City and Beyond

Select this article: Emily Saunders
Hikâye: Turkish Folk Romance as Performance Art

Select this articleJody Sowell
A Different Shade of Orange: Voices of Orange County, California, Black Pioneers

Select this article: Pramod K. Srivastava
The Long Partition and the Making of Modern South Asia: Refugees, Boundaries, Histories


Select this article: Jeremy Strachan
Musicians from a Different Shore: Asians and Asian Americans in Classical Music


Select this article: Sady Sullivan
Sisters in The Brotherhoods: Working Women Organizing for Equality in New York City

Select this article: Kieran W. Taylor
Intonations: A Social History of Music and Nation in Luanda, Angola, from 1945 to Recent Times

Select this article: Elizabeth Thomas-Hope
Jamaican Hands Across the Atlantic

Select this articleSamuel R. Thomas
Maqam and Liturgy: Ritual, Music, and Aesthetics of Syrian Jews in Brooklyn
Select this articleJanice E. Tulk
Masters of the Sabar: Wolof Griot Percussionists of Senegal

Select this articleLois Wilcken
Caribbean Journeys: An Ethnography of Migration and Home in Three Family Networks

Select this article: Linda P. Wood



 
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Loss of Memory in Pahlavi Prisons

In total, [I was in prison] about 6 years in two arrests. For the first time after several years, a soldier arranged my escape. I do not know why! Maybe he was one of the influential elements of Islamic groups. They took me to the hospital for the treatment of my hand, which was broken due to the callousness of an officer.

Hajj Pilgrimage

I went on a Hajj pilgrimage in the early 1340s (1960s). At that time, few people from the army, gendarmerie and police went on a pilgrimage to the holy Mashhad and holy shrines in Iraq. It happened very rarely. After all, there were faithful people in the Iranian army who were committed to obeying the Islamic halal and haram rules in any situation, and they used to pray.

A section of the memories of a freed Iranian prisoner; Mohsen Bakhshi

Programs of New Year Holidays
Without blooming, without flowers, without greenery and without a table for Haft-sin , another spring has been arrived. Spring came to the camp without bringing freshness and the first days of New Year began in this camp. We were unaware of the plans that old friends had in this camp when Eid (New Year) came.

Attack on Halabcheh narrated

With wet saliva, we are having the lunch which that loving Isfahani man gave us from the back of his van when he said goodbye in the city entrance. Adaspolo [lentils with rice] with yoghurt! We were just started having it when the plane dives, we go down and shelter behind the runnel, and a few moments later, when the plane raises up, we also raise our heads, and while eating, we see the high sides ...