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 41-60 of about 71
Markowitz, Harry M. oral history
Computer History Museum
Text, 1986-05-14
102658332
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 3: 3480 tape drive
Computer History Museum
Text, 2015-10-14
102738021
Bogy, David oral history
Computer History Museum
Text, 2017-08-28
102738449
Talke, Frank oral history
Computer History Museum
Text, 2017-07-24
102740185
Thorndyke, Lloyd oral history
Computer History Museum
Text, 2010-08-13
102743024
McCoy, Jim (James) oral history
Computer History Museum
Text, 2005-10-03
102657936
Ornstein, Severo oral history
Computer History Museum
Text, 2015-11-20
102738019
Comstock, George E. oral history
Computer History Museum
Text, 2003-08-13
102658008
Iftikar, Syed oral history
Computer History Museum
Text, 2006-11-01; 2006-12-14
102658066
Stanley, Tom (Thomas) oral history
Computer History Museum
Text, 2009-03-31
102702047
IBM tape history - session 5: recovery of tapes damaged in Challenger disaster
Computer History Museum
Text, 2015-10-15
102738025
Egan, Dick (Richard) oral history
Computer History Museum
Text, 2008-09-17
102701999
IBM tape history - session 2: overview of tape products and product management
Computer History Museum
Text, 2015-10-13
102737994
Regitz, Bill (William Mark) oral history
Computer History Museum
Text, 2002-11-25
102658288
Advanced thin film disk heads oral history panel
Computer History Museum
Text, 2005-11-11
102657929
Advanced ferrite disk heads oral history panel
Computer History Museum
Text, 2005-11-03
102657927
Patterson, Dave (David) oral history
Computer History Museum
Text, 2007-09-13
102658154