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Oral history

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Martha J. Ross papers

 Collection 0198-UA
Abstract This collection contains materials relating to the personal and professional life of Martha J. Ross. Martha J. Ross was a leading oral historian as well as a professor of oral history. Born in Selma, Alabama she received her B.A. from the Alabama College for Women and went on to receive her M.A. in 20th Century American History from the University of Maryland. She taught at George Washington University from 1971-1972, and at the University of Maryland, College Park from 1972-1987. As a...

Silver Spring Cooperative Nursery School: Ruth Crawford-Seeger Remembered Project Collection

 Collection 0206-SCPA
Abstract The Silver Spring Nursery School was a cooperative nursery school in Silver Spring, Maryland started in 1941 by a group of mothers active in the Montgomery County League of Women Voters who expanded their children's play group into a nursery school. Ruth Crawford-Seeger, notable both as a composer and collector of American folksong, became affiliated with the school in 1941 when her daughter was a student. As part of her parental cooperative duties for the school, she taught music for that...