Born in New Orleans in 1901, jazz musician Louis Armstrong (d.
Jazz Oral Histories as Primary Sources
Grade Range: 6-12
Resource Type(s): Primary Sources, Interactives & Media, Lessons & Activities, Worksheets
Date Posted: 3/27/2013
Introduce students to using oral histories as primary sources with these interviews with jazz musicians recorded by the Smithsonian Jazz Oral History Program in partnership with the National Endowment for the Humanities. The resource includes a guide for teachers and links to oral histories, and a student worksheet accompanies these materials.