Oral History Project
Local history as told by people who witnessed it.
The Greenwich Library Oral History Project is a collection of interviews with people who have helped to make or witnessed the history of Greenwich, Connecticut, since 1890.
To date, the collection contains more than 950 interviews and 138 books.
The entire collection is available at the Greenwich Library, as well as the Cos Cob and Byram branches, and Perrot Memorial Library. Books and transcribed interviews may be purchased at the Oral History Project office.
Read our latest blog:
Alver W. Napper
Director of the Crispus Attucks Center and a member of the NAACP
To celebrate Black History Month, we are highlighting an interview with a gentleman who helped to establish the Lee Haven Beach Club, which was established as a recreational club for professional blacks from the area surrounding Greenwich.