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EXHIBITS AND PRESENTATIONS
Leaving Vietnam:

An illustrated, nine-minute presentation of audio clips from the Americans in Vietnam collection, featuring stories of escape from three Vietnamese refugees (recent immigrants to Louisiana, circa 1975) fleeing Communist takeover. Presentation debuted at the 2005 Oral History Association annual conference in Providence, RI.

Old Ways No More:

A short sample from the 45-minute web-based presentation documenting the Baton Rouge bus boycott of 1953, its antecedents and after effects; featuring audio clips from the McKinley Oral History Series, among others within the Williams Center collection. Presentation debuted at the 2003 academic conference held at LSU in honor of the boycott's 50th anniversary. Request full presentation on CD from Center staff.

A Lady in The South Could Only Do Certain Things:

A recorded PowerPoint presentation featuring photos and interview excerpts describing life within LSU's Home Management houses, which served as working "laboratories" for students of home economics. The Williams Center's own Morris House was one of these. Request full presentation on CD from Center staff.

Website:  The Baton Rouge Bus Boycott of 1953...a Recaptured Past The Baton Rouge Bus Boycott of 1953...a Recaptured Past

This online/audio exhibit includes photographs, an historical timeline, and the personal recollections of some of the major figures behind the Baton Rouge bus boycott.

Website: A Grown Man Does That and Gets Paid For It A Grown Man Does That and Gets Paid For It:

An interactive online/audio exhibition illustrating the life and career of LSU Professor Emeritus William Haag, based on the 2002 Haag Symposium presentation by T. Harry Williams Center for Oral History Assistant Director, Jennifer Abraham and Graduate Assistant Dominica Ramirez. [Cite print publication (available upon request) as: Abraham, Jennifer and Dominica Ramirez. " 'A Grown Man Does That and Gets Paid For It:' Oral History as a Window into the Life and Character of William Haag, Jr." University of Memphis, Anthropological Research Center, Occasional Papers. Vol 26:15-26. 2005.]

Website: British Voices From South Asia British Voices From South Asia:

An online exhibition featuring textual excerpts from a series of taped interviews by Professors Frank de Caro and Rosan Augusta Jordan (of the LSU English Department) with British citizens who lived and worked in India before that country's Independence in 1947. Photographs and period art illustrate.

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