“Funeral for a Home” featured on NPR

“Funeral for a Home” is one of the more unique oral history projects in the mid-Atlantic region. The project teams artists with oral historians to document the lives of all the families that lived in a single home over the course of its existence, and then commemorate the home with a funeral

Call for Papers | OHMAR Conference

Oral History in the Mid-Atlantic Region (OHMAR) announces CALL FOR PAPERS and PRESENTATIONS “How do we choose? The stories we collect, the ones we don’t.” OHMAR announces a conference to be held on April 24th and 25th, 2014, at the Chemical Heritage Foundation in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The

Oral History Projects Document Hurricane Sandy

Soon after Superstorm Sandy hit New Jersey in 2012, Abigail Perkiss, an OHMAR Board Member and Assistant Professor of History at Kean University, launched an oral history project to chronicle the story of Superstorm Sandy. An article on the project appears in the the October 2013 issue of