Crossing Borders, Bridging Generations Oral History collection
2011-2014 (2011.019)


This collection contains materials from the CBBG oral history project. Included are transcripts and audio recordings of interviews conducted by 25 oral historians with 107 narrators. Also included are photographs of the narrators and their families. The oral histories were conducted as life history interviews; topics of discussion include self and identity; religion and tradition; laws and mores; food and celebration; love and marriage; parents and children; race and ethnicity; and cultural preservation.

CBBG was funded with assistance from the National Endowment for the Humanities; Institute of Museum and Library Services; New York Council for the Humanities; New York City Department of Youth and Community Development; The Nissan Foundation; New York City Department of Cultural Affairs; Two Trees Management; Brooklyn Brewery; Sweet’N Low; The Gladys Krieble Delmas Foundation; and The New York Community Trust.

Crossing Borders, Bridging Generations oral history collection