Oral History

HRA conducts oral history interviews with a wide range of participants, from technical staff to tribal representatives.

Featured Projects

North Cascades National Park

National Park Service North Cascades National Park Potentially Responsible Party Search North Cascades National Park entrance. Copyright 2015 Bob the Camper At the request of the National Park Service (NPS), HRA conducted research into the historical use and ownership...

Oregon Health & Science University Oral History Program

Oregon Health & Science University Oral History Program HRA conducted oral history interviews with people like Dr. Muriel Lezak. Photo courtesy of OHSU HCA. HRA manages the program for Historical Collections & Archives, a department within the Oregon Health...

U.S. Army Residential Communities Initiative Administrative History

U.S. Army Residential Communities Initiative Administrative History In 2006, the U.S. Army hired HRA to conduct oral history interviews, perform research, and write a book detailing the history of the Army’s momentous Residential Communities Initiative (RCI) Program....

Featured Team Members

Historical Research

Administrative and
Corporate History

HRA’s administrative and corporate histories turn past experience into present value by helping to impart institutional knowledge to managers, staff, and the general public.

Land Use Histories

HRA historians provide public and private clients with research, analysis, and reports to explain the land use histories of specific sites. These include public and private…

Interpretive Planning and Exhibit Development

HRA provides research, writing, layout, and design for various forms of interpretive content and exhibits.

Digital History

HRA, in partnership with the University of West Florida, has created one of the most innovative and comprehensive heritage tourism apps on the market—Next Exit History™.…

Books and Published Materials

HRA writes book length manuscripts suitable for a wide variety of audiences, from academics to the general public.