LOI Oral History Cluster

LOI Oral History Cluster

The LOI Oral History cluster was a research cluster active from 2014 to 2017. The cluster chair was Pamela Sugiman, and the cluster had many research assistants: Kyla Fitzgerald, Joshua Labove, Erin Yaremko, Peter Hur, Heather Read, Eglantina Bacaj-Gondia, Momoye Sugiman, Alicia Fong, Robyn Otto, Rebeca Salas, Elena Kusaka, and Alexander Pekic. They performed multiple oral history interviews and transcribed a number of these interviews for future research.


SurnameLOI Oral History Cluster
Regularized Name LOI Oral History Cluster


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