The Housatonic Heritage Oral History Center
at Berkshire Community College
Helping people around the region tell their stories
and listen to the stories of others
The Housatonic Heritage Oral History Center at Berkshire Community College serves people and organizations in the Berkshires of Massachusetts and the Northwest Corner of Connecticut. We welcome your inquires and look forward to talking with you about your oral history project.
Photos appearing above: 1) An oral history interview with David Wasielewski, BCC student interviewer, and David Resnik, World War II veteran; Wendy Germain on camera; and Paul O’Brien, advising us on Library of Congress protocols for their Veterans Project. In the CTSB-Lee, MA. studio. 2) An artist on the BCC campus (from the BCC Library archives). 3) Dennis Powell, President of the Berkshire Chapter of the NAACP, after an oral history interview held in the Berkshire Eagle Podcast Studio. 4) Thomas O’Connell, Founding BCC President. 5) Tattiya Maruco, BCC faculty member, and Alisa Del Tufo, founding director of the Threshold Collaborative, chatting after a Oral History and Social Justice workshop given by Del Tufo; 5) Magdalene Adams, former NAACP Berkshire Chapter president, after an oral history interview at BCC. In the background is Len Kates, who was the NAACP organizer on the project.