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Oral history projects | Library services at home | Birmingham City Council

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Due to essential maintenance some of our online forms will be unavailable from 4pm Thursday 25 February 2021 to 9am on Monday 1 March 2021.  ​​​​​​​We apologise for any inconvenience caused. Coronavirus (COVID-19) National lockdown: Stay at Home

Oral history projects

We have carried out a number of oral history projects to capture personal experiences from our home services readers. We are making them available online, and you can read the transcriptions:

  • Ireland in Brum
    Interviews from customers who grew up in Ireland and moved to England, particularly to Birmingham.
  • Memories from the Islands
    Interviews from customers who grew up in the Caribbean and moved to England.
  • Memories of war
    Interviews from customers who had served in the armed forces during World War Two.