The oral history interviews on this site are intimate conversations between two or more people, all of whom have generously agreed to share the recording with the Hudson Area Library, and with you. Please listen in the spirit with which these interviews were shared.
The interviews are hereby made available for research purposes only. For additional uses (radio and other media, music, internet), please inquire about permissions. All rights are reserved by the Hudson Area Library. Researchers will understand that:
The Hudson Area Library abides by the General Principles & Best Practices for Oral History as agreed upon by the Oral History Association (2018) and expects that use of this material will be done with respect for these professional ethics.
Unless verbal patterns are germane to your scholarly work, when quoting from this material researchers are encouraged to correct the grammar and make other modifications maintaining the flavor of the narrator’s speech while editing the material for the standards of print.
All citations must be attributed to the Hudson Area Library:
Narrator’s Name, Oral history interview, YYYY, Black Legacy Association of Columbia County (BLACC) Oral History Project collection, Hudson Area Library, Hudson, NY