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Hurricane Katrina Oral History Collection

J. Edgar and Louis S. Monroe Library, Loyola University New Orleans

2013



Profile Description

Creation: XML finding aid derived from Microsoft Word document.
Finding aid written by Elizabeth, Special Collections & Archives, J. Edgar and Louis S. Monroe Library, Loyola University New Orleans, 2012.
Language: Description is in English.

Overview of the Collection

Repository: Loyola University (New Orleans, La.)
Monroe Library
6363 St. Charles Ave.
New Orleans, LA 70118
Phone: 504-864-7111
Email: archives@loyno.edu
Creator: Loyola University (New Orleans, La.)
Title: Hurricane Katrina Oral History Collection
Inclusive Dates: 2006
Extent: 1.2 linear ft.
Abstract: In the spring of 2006, Loyola professor Jaqueline Woodfork's students interviewed New Orleans community members about their experiences during and after Hurricane Katrina, which devastated the Gulf Coast in August 2005.
Collection No.35

System of Arrangement

The collection is arranged in four series. DVDs and CDs of interviews, transcripts, and final student projects are arranged alphabetically by student's last name. Closed collection materials are arranged alphabetically by interviewee's last name and are comprised of interviews that do not have consent forms and are closed to researchers. There is an index in the back of this finding aid of interviews by interviewer's name.

Scope and Contents of the Collection

The Hurricane Katrina Oral History Collection contains interviews with 40 individuals. Interviews were videotaped to mini-DV and audio recorded to tape and mini-tape. For access purposes, the videos and audio recordings were digitized 2 and are available on DVD and CD. Transcripts are available for nine of the interviews. There are also nine produced "final project" DVDs. All materials were produced in the spring of 2006, and all interviews were conducted in New Orleans.


Administrative/Biographical History

In the spring of 2006, Loyola professor Jaqueline Woodfork's students interviewed New Orleans community members about their experiences during and after Hurricane Katrina, which devastated the Gulf Coast in August 2005.


Restrictions

Access Restrictions

The first three series in the collection are open for research use. No duplications of any materials in the collection are allowed. Interviews lacking signed informed consent forms are located in the fourth series and are closed to researchers.

Use Restrictions

Permission must be obtained from Special Collections & Archives and all relevant rights holders before publishing quotations, excerpts or images from any materials in this collection.


Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

[Item], Hurricane Katrina Oral History Collection, Collection 35, Special Collections & Archives, J. Edgar & Louise S. Monroe Library, Loyola University, New Orleans.


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