StoryCorps interviews Folklife reading room, Listen to edited interviews and watch the latest animated shorts at, NPR Morning Edition weekly broadcast


From The American Folklife Center, Library of Congress.

“How can I listen to an interview?
Visitors can listen to interviews in the Folklife Reading Room (Jefferson building, room G53). Please contact us ahead of your planned visit so we can confirm that the interviews you want to hear have been received: email: ; phone: 202-707-5510.

Are the interviews online?
You can listen to edited interviews External Link and watch the latest animated shorts External Link at In addition, StoryCorps’ weekly broadcast is featured on NPR’s Morning Edition External Link and at

How can I get a copy of an interview?
Copies must be requested directly from StoryCorps, since the organization retains all intellectual property rights to materials gathered as part of the project (both interviews and photos). You can submit a request External Linkthrough the StoryCorps Inquiries page.

Do you have a database I can use to search for certain names, geographic regions, or topics of interest?
There is a database for Storycorps interviews, but searches must be conducted by an AFC staff member. Please send inquiries to the AFC reference staff, and include “StoryCorps” in the subject line.

What are StoryCorps Initiatives?
These special projects reach out to targeted populations to fulfill StoryCorps’ commitment to record as diverse an array of voices as possible. For more information, visit the StoryCorps Initiatives web page External Link.

Further information about additional StoryCorps Archive Partners can be found on their

StoryCorps Partners page

About Story Corps.

“StoryCorps’ mission is to preserve and share humanity’s stories in order to build connections between people and create a more just and compassionate world.

We do this to remind one another of our shared humanity, to strengthen and build the connections between people, to teach the value of listening, and to weave into the fabric of our culture the understanding that everyone’s story matters. At the same time, we are creating an invaluable archive for future generations.”





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