Williamsburg Documentary Project: The Williamsburg Documentary Project collects, preserves, interprets,
information on the Williamsburg area’s rich non-colonial history. The
WDP collection contains
oral histories and digital artifacts pertaining to Williamsburg and the
College of William and
Mary in the twentieth and twenty-first centuries. The project is run by
the American Studies
Program at the College of William and Mary, and American Studies
provide most of the research work for the Project.
The Stephens Project: The Stephens Project seeks to
document the stories of the lives of William & Mary gay and lesbian
alumni, faculty, staff, and students. It is a long range (multi-year)
gay and lesbian oral history project which will record the personal
experiences of individuals while concentrating on their college years.
The project will focus on recalling
what gay and lesbian life was like at that time at William & Mary,
coming out stories during the college years, the impact of being gay or
lesbian at William & Mary on one’s post college life, experiences
related to William & Mary GALA, Inc., and other memories relative to
William & Mary life.
College Oral History Project,
1974-1978: The oral history interviews included in this series were conducted as
part of a College of William and Mary sponsored oral history program in
the 1970s. Transcripts are available for all of the interviews in the W&M Digital Archive. Reel-to-reel tapes and
audiocassette tapes of the interviews were saved, but have not been
reformatted so as to allow access to audio of all of the interviews.
Stony the Road We Trod, 2005: "Stony the Road We Trod" was an independent study project conducted by
College of William and Mary student Jenay Jackson (class of 2005) in
2005. This oral history project was intended to serve as the initial
part of an ongoing project to document African American history at the
College of William and Mary. Ms. Jackson interviewed College
administrators, faculty, and alumni.Transcripts of the interviews are available in the W&M Digital Archive.