Oral History Interviews

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Thanks to the participation of dozens of Louisville residents and a talented and dedicated team of oral history program volunteers, the Louisville Historical Museum has a rich collection of filmed interviews documenting Louisville's unique history. The Museum has captured people's memories and stories about Louisville in over 170 hours of interviews conducted since 2009.

Until now, people interested in watching any of the interviews have had to make an appointment to come to the Museum to watch them on a day when the Museum is closed. In an exciting development, the Museum has made an initial group of about 16 hours of interviews publicly accessible on YouTube from the individual links included below.

Additionally, the Museum plans to show these interviews on Louisville's Channel 8. If you have questions or would like to participate in the Museum's oral history program as a narrator or volunteer, please contact the Museum Coordinator:

The initial group consists of interviews with:


The full playlist of 13 videos is included below.