New York Public Library American Jewish Committee Oral History Collection

Over 156,000 pages of transcripts, 6,000 hours of taped interviews, 2,250 informants: this incomparable repository of unique and unpublished primary source material for the study of what is often called “the American Jewish experience in the 20th century” is the mother of all American Jewish oral histories and one of American Jewish culture’s most substantial monuments.

350 of the transcripts are now available online at: