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Public Memory and Collective Experience: Resources in the American Folklife Center

Digital Collections

The Library of Congress has been digitizing unique primary source collection materials since the 1990's. The following digital collections focus on aspects of public memory and collective experience, such as oral histories related to national or local historic events, civil rights history, and documentation of memorials.

Selected Digital Collections

Special Presentation

Story Maps at the Library of Congress are immersive web presentations that tell the incredible stories of the Library’s collections through narrative, multimedia, and interactive maps. The American Folklife Center publishes Story Maps that provide curated access to our online collections.