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The HistoryMakers

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Last modified: August 23, 2011, 8:42 PM


The HistoryMakers is a national, 501(c)(3) non-profit institution committed to preserving, developing and providing easy access to an internationally recognized, archival collection of thousands of African American video oral histories. The purpose of this archive is to educate and to show the breadth and depth of this important American history as told by the first person; to highlight the accomplishments of individual African Americans across a variety of disciplines; to showcase those who have played a role in African American led movements and/or organizations; and to preserve this material for years and generations to come. The HistoryMakers is committed to creating and exposing its archival collection to the widest audience possible using collaborations as well as the Internet, a digital archive and other new technologies.

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  • Oral History Researcher - Job

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    July 25, 2014
    Chicago, IL, US
    The HistoryMakers seeks to hire a full time Oral History Researcher to complete in-depth research for its video oral history interviews across a wide variety of...
  • Executive & Personal Assistant for Non Profit CEO - Job

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    July 1, 2014
    Chicago, IL, US
    Executive & Personal Assistant sought for a busy non profit CEO of The HistoryMakers an African American national nonprofit organization. Candidates must be ab...
  • Logistics & Travel Producing Coordinator - Job

    Last updated:
    July 1, 2014
    Chicago, IL, US
    Full-time Logistics & Travel Coordinator needed for scheduling of video production crews for video oral history interviews of African Americans across the count...

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1900 South Michigan Avenue, Chicago, IL, 60616, US


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