Oral History Collection

Oral History Collection

Oral histories bridge the gap between written historical record and individual experience. The Computer History Museum’s oral history program records and preserves the firsthand recollections of computing pioneers from around the world in their own voice, enriching scholarly research and adding new depth to the history of computing.

To suggest an interviewee or panel topic, please email your suggestion and a short explanation to Oral History. Transcripts and selected footage are available below. Researchers can access additional recordings by contacting Research.

New! Personal accounts are written firsthand testimonies that cover significant events, products, or technologies related to the history of computing. Go to Personal Accounts.

Search Oral History Collection

This search only checks title, subject, contributors, and keywords across all oral histories.

Result 21-40 of about 63
Ouchi, Ken oral history
Computer History Museum
Text, 2015-06-10
102740129
Wilson, Bob (Robert) oral history
Computer History Museum
Text, 2005-08-08
102657923
Harari, Eli oral history
Computer History Museum
Text, 2011-06-15
102745933
Gordon, Dave oral history
Computer History Museum
Text, 2008-01-31
102658217
IBM tape history - session 1: tape media
Computer History Museum
Text, 2015-10-12
102737992
Rodriguez, Juan oral history
Computer History Museum
Text, 2009-07-13; 2009-07-15
102702129
Hofstein, Steven R. oral history
Computer History Museum
Text, 2011-10-28
102745974
Hard disk drive transition to thin film media oral history panel
Computer History Museum
Text, 2006-04-17
102657957
Dimitrov, Bisser oral history
Computer History Museum
Text, 2005-07-07
102657928
Dill, Frederick (Rick) oral history
Computer History Museum
Text, 2015-06-11
102737911
IBM tape history - session 4: LTO Virtual Company panel
Computer History Museum
Text, 2015-10-15
102738023
Squires, John oral history
Computer History Museum
Text, 2009-07-13; 2009-07-15
102702125
Johnson, Terry oral history
Computer History Museum
Text, 2006-08-25
102657961
Berreth, Richard and Tom Murnan oral history panel
Computer History Museum
Text, 2009-06-23
102702131
Markowitz, Harry M. oral history
Computer History Museum
Text, 1986-05-14
102658332
Thorndyke, Lloyd oral history
Computer History Museum
Text, 2010-08-13
102743024
Crooks, Bill (William) oral history
Computer History Museum
Text, 2008-11-13
102702016
Applequist, Roy oral history
Computer History Museum
Text, 2006-08-24
102657959
IBM tape history - Session 5: Recovery of tapes damaged in Challenger Disaster
Computer History Museum
Text, 2015-10-15
102738025
IBM Tape History - Session 2: Overview of tape products and product management
Computer History Museum
Text, 2015-10-13
102737994