The Building Blocks of Oral History

This past year, the Boston Research Center launched an oral history initiative to help local community members preserve their personal histories. In an effort to formalize the process for current and future projects, we developed an oral history toolkit. This guide has provided us the infrastructure to develop community-centered historical projects in an accessible and […]

Boston Research Center Phase One Overview

In 2018, the Boston Research Center worked with seven project groups on Northeastern’s campus to identify innovative ways to support historical exploration and research. These pilots were spread across different disciplines, time periods, and neighborhoods in Boston. These initial collaborations built on the strengths of Northeastern faculty, staff, and graduate student research, and allowed us […]