Veterans History Project from Post 328 Morrison




Veterans History Project at The American Folklife Center of The Library of Congress


The Veterans History Project of the American Folklife Center collects, preserves, and makes accessible the personal accounts of American war veterans so that future generations may hear directly from veterans and better understand the realities of war.



World War, 1914-1918
World War, 1939-1945
Cold War
Korean War, 1950-1953
Vietnam War, 1961-1975
Grenada–History–American Invasion, 1983
Panama–History–American Invasion, 1989
Operation Restore Hope, 1992-1993
Persian Gulf War, 1991
United Nations Operation in Somalia
Haiti–History–American intervention, 1994-1995
Operation Allied Force, 1999
Peacekeeping forces–Bosnia and Hercegovina
Operation Joint Guardian, 1999-
War on Terrorism, 2001-2009
Afghan War, 2001-
Iraq War, 2003-2011


How to Participate in the Project

Participant Resources

About Partners
Fieldkit Companion Video
Eagle Scout Leadership Project
Hosting community events
List of Founding Partners

A participant may be a veteran, an interviewer, or person donating a veteran’s collection (learn more about what we collect). Students in the 10th grade and above may also participate and there are special resources for educators and students.

Take These Four Easy Steps…

Print the Veterans History Project Field Kit (required forms)
Prepare for the interview  
Conduct the interview
Send your collection to the Library of Congress (Keep a copy for yourself!)

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