Job Announcement Posting:
Application due date: October 5th, 2013
The Hennepin History Museum seeks applicants for one contract oral historian position. This is a temporary position funded through a Minnesota Historical & Cultural Heritage grant.
Oral History HIV/AIDS Oral History Project
The project will document the treatment of HIV/AIDs in Minnesota from 1980s to 2010 through oral histories. The goals will be to document the response the disease and changes in prevention and care. All interviews will be audio recorded and transcribed. The Tretter Collection in GLBT Studies in Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts, University Libraries, University of Minnesota will serve as the repository. Copies of all transcripts will be deposited in the HHM archival collections.
The HIV/AIDS Healthcare Providers Oral History Project will document treatment of HIV/AIDS in MN from its first identification in the early 1980s through 2010 and the introduction of the Affordable Health Care Act. Through this oral history project, 10 individuals from the Twin Cities representing healthcare organizations that provided HIV/AIDS treatment from the 1980s to 2010 will be interviewed. The goals will be to document: a) response to HIV/AIDS, and b) changes in HIV/AIDS prevention and care systems. Work on the project will include identifying existing collections of records that could further an understanding of this topic. All interviews will be audio recorded in formats that meet Minnesota and national oral history digital recording standards and all will be fully transcribed. The Jean-Nickolaus Tretter Collection in Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender Studies in Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts, University Libraries, University of Minnesota will serve as the primary repository. Copies of all transcripts will be deposited in the Hennepin History Museum archival collections.
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If you have a head for history and a desire to share your knowledge with others, we would like to meet you. All HHM docents will receive training in our facility and work hands on with our educational collection. There is no better way to give back to one's community than to share your wisdom with others.
For more information visit our Volunteer Opportunities page.
The Hennepin History Museum is capable of facilitating intern programs for students from all of the major colleges and universities. We are most specifically able to accommodate Service Learning Programs.
The Hennepin History Museum is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization.