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Danbury Remembers, Conversations With a Community : Danbury History Project Oral Histories.

Identifier: OH 001

Scope and Content Note

The collection contains interviews with persons raging in age roughly from 50 to 90. There are 11 interviews conducted with 10 interviewees recorded on cassette. Interviewers volunteered for the project and were given training by Meg Moughan at the WCSU Archives. Description of the oral histories was contructed by the interviewer with guidelines provided by the Archives. Interviewees were chosen at random. Interviews contain reflections on life of working people from the 1930s to the present. Transcripts, where they exist, are linked to from the inventory.


  • 2002-2004


Access Restrictions

Open for research without restrictions.

Use Restrictions

Permission to publish materials must be obtained in writing from the:
Ruth A. Haas Library
Archives and Special Collections
181 White Street
Danbury, CT 06810
Phone: 203-837-8992

Historical/Biographical Note

Danbury Remembers – Conversations With a Community was part of the Danbury History Project designed to aid with curriculum revision in the Danbury public schools, centralize historical resources, and develop an oral history program that described Danbury's evolution into the city it is today.


3 Linear Feet (2 boxes)

Language of Materials



Oral histories from the Danbury Remembers project. The goal of the project was to record a series of oral history interviews with various present and past residents of Danbury.


Item are arranged alphabetically.

The tapes are grouped into 1 series:

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  1. Inventory


Histories collected by the Archives between 2002-2004

General Physical Description note

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Guide to the Danbury Remembers – Conversations With a Community : Danbury History Project Oral Histories.
Unverified Full Draft
Meg Moughan
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Language of description note
Description is in English.
Edition statement
This version was derived from various MS Word inventories, indexes and transcripts.

Repository Details

Part of the Western Connecticut State University Archives and Special Collections Repository

Haas Library
181 White St
Danbury 06810 USA US
203.837.8322 (Fax)