ABOUT JENNIFER DE LA CRUZ

Jennifer De La Cruz is the Oral History and Media Coordinator at the Computer History Museum. Jenny joined the Museum in September of 2011 and manages the day-to-day activities of the oral history program. She has worked at the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art and the San Jose Museum of Art. She holds bachelor degrees in art history and English from the University of California, Santa Barbara, and a master’s degree in art history from San José State University.

JENNIFER DE LA CRUZ ARTICLES (3 )

Interacting with Oral Histories: A New Year, a New Way

Interacting with Oral Histories: A New Year, a New Way

 6 months ago
The number one question I get asked about oral histories is: “When will the video be available online?” Not, will the video be available online, but when. With instant video sharing made possible by websites like...   Read More
The Valley that Rudolph and Sletten Built

The Valley that Rudolph and Sletten Built

 1 year ago
The garage has long played host to the creative genius of aspiring technology entrepreneurs here in the good ole Valley de Silicon. Take, for example, Steve Jobs and Steve Wozniak, who built the first Apple computers...   Read More
Collecting Oral Histories: It Takes a Village (or a Museum)

Collecting Oral Histories: It Takes a Village (or a Museum)

 2 years ago
Oral histories have the capability of breathing life into inanimate objects. They can bridge gaps by providing introductions to otherwise unknown people, remote places, or obscure things. Most importantly, oral histories have the ability to merge...   Read More