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Veterans History Project

Sedona Public Library proudly participates in the Library of Congress Veterans History Project. The project collects and preserves personal oral histories of US veterans from the following wars:

  • World War I, 1914–1918
  • World War II, 1939–1945
  • Cold War
  • Korean War, 1950–1953
  • Vietnam War, 1961–1975
  • Grenada, American invasion, 1983
  • Panama, American invasion, 1989
  • Operation Restore Hope, 1992–1993
  • Persian Gulf War, 1991
  • United Nations operation in Somalia
  • Haiti, American intervention, 1994–1995
  • Operation Allied Force, 1999
  • Peacekeeping forces, Bosnia and Herzegovina
  • Operation Joint Guardian, 1999–
  • War on Terrorism, 2001–2009
  • Afghan War, 2001–2021
  • Iraq War, 2003–2011


In addition, those US citizen civilians who were actively involved in supporting war efforts (such as war industry workers, USO workers, flight instructors, medical volunteers, etc.) are also invited to participate.

The interviews are conducted by a trained interviewer at the Library in the private Quiet Study room. A DVD of the interview is provided, free, to the interviewee. Another is sent to the American Folklife Center in the Library of Congress for archiving and public availability


(928) 282-7714


(928) 282-7999


Fill out the form below to tell your story and get involved with the Veterans History Project.

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