Oral Histories

CHM’s oral history program records and preserves the firsthand recollections of computing pioneers from around the world. With over a thousand in-depth interviews and demonstrations, CHM’s oral history collection is one of the most comprehensive on the subjects of computing, technological innovation, web, entrepreneurship, and networking.

Oral histories enhance CHM’s permanent collection and support projects across the Museum.

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Collection and Program Highlights

Personal Accounts

Personal accounts are written firsthand testimonies that cover significant events, people, or technologies. These remembrances offer valuable perspectives that enrich historical narrative and advocate connection through shared experience and personal memory. 

Personal Accounts


To learn more or to suggest an interviewee or panel topic, please contact the Oral History Program


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