Would you like to have 310 full length interviews of prominent African Americans at your finger tips? Would you to hear first-hand accounts from the likes of Barack Obama, Ossie Davis, B.B. King and Eric Holder? There is only one way to gain access to these materials, join The HistoryMakers Online Digital Archive.

The HistoryMakers Digital Archive contains over 2,000 hours of video footage, containing 29,000 stories and can be yours for $30/Month. Access your account or become a member of The HistoryMakers and gain access to this priceless archive today. 

Without contributions from users like you, we will not be able to keep this archive online. Make a donation and help The HistoryMakers host this archive, video tape new interviews and add content to the archive. We thank you for helping us keep these memories alive.


The HistoryMakers Digital Archive would not have been possible without the help of the following people. 
Carnegie Mellon University
Bob Baron
Informedia, Principal Research Programmer   
Howard Wactlar
Director, Informedia Digital Video Library

Bryan Maher
Manager, Systems Engineering

Mike Christel
Senior Systems Scientist

Colleen Everett
Project Coordinator

The Historymakers
Julieanna Richardson
Founder/Executive Director        

Daniel Johnson
Digital Archivist

SUNY Buffalo
Martin Camacho
Lead Technical Contact        

Stacy Person
Project Manager

Michael Frisch
Principal Investigator/Consultant

Lillian Williams
Principal Investigator, Chair and Associate Professor

Judith Weiland
Support, Director of Operations

Douglas Lambert
Support (Randforce consulting)

Schomburg Center For Research in Black Culture
Howard Dodson

James B. Murray

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Jerome McDonough Ph.D.
Assistant Professor        

Thomas J. Wood
University Archivist

Jennifer Hamer
Director, Afro-American Studies & Research Associate Professor

Lawrence R. Mann
Executive Assistant to VP for Academic Affairs