Event Detail

May
13
Monday
May
13
Mon
ODVA & OKVA :: Community Outreach
Veterans History Project Event
4:30 PM (America/Chicago)
Indian Health Service
Description:
Join us for an incredible event celebrating our brave veterans! The ODVA Veterans History Project is an in-person gathering that will take place at OKC IHS Clinic

Located at 4913 W Reno Ave, Oklahoma City, OK 73127

Thank you very much for your interest in assisting veterans and the Library of Congress in this interview event sponsored by the American Red Cross, U.S. Senator James Lankford, and the National Society of Colonial Dames of America.Veterans are free to speak about whatever they want in the interview, as long as it includes personal accounts of their military service.

Documents needed from veteran:Veterans telling their stories must fill out two required forms, the Biographical Data Form, and the Veteran's Release form. The release form gives the Veterans History Project permission to make your interview publicly available for nonprofit research purposes. It DOES NOT give away any rights. Copyright, likeness rights, and story rights are all retained by the veteran.

Please download, print, and bring the completed forms with you to your interview:

Biographical data form: https://www.loc.gov/static/programs/veterans-history-project/documents/vhp-field-kit-biographical.pdf
Veteran's Release form: https://www.loc.gov/static/programs/veterans-history-project/documents/vhp-field-kit-veterans-release.pdf
These interviews are unedited and uncensored, so their words will go into the historical record exactly as they said them.Here is a list of sample questions on the Library of Congress website: https://www.loc.gov/programs/veterans-history-project/how-to-participate/sample-interview-questions/

If you have any questions please contact Senator Lankford's Tulsa Office at (918) 581-7651 or email okveteranshistory@gmail.com

Virtual Volunteer Training will be provided by the American Red Cross VHP Team. This video link will be sent out upon submission.

This event is a unique opportunity to honor and preserve the memories of those who have served our country.
Age Group: All Ages
Venue: Indian Health Service
Address: 4913 W Reno Ave, Oklahoma City, OK, 73127 Oklahoma City, OKLAHOMA 73127
Phone: N/A

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