Before inquiring about the StoryCorps Archive, please review the following Frequently Asked Questions:

Is my interview available online?

At the present time, only clips of interviews edited and produced for national broadcast are on the StoryCorps website. The only way to access full 40-minute StoryCorps interviews is by going to the American Folklife Center Reading Room at the Library of Congress in Washington, D.C. If you signed a StoryCorps release form, your interview will be there.

How do I find my interview at the American Folklife Center at the Library of Congress?

Members of the public can access the Archive by visiting the Reading Room at the American Folklife Center. Before visiting, it is advisable to contact the reference desk at the Reading Room to verify that a particular interview has been processed and transferred to the Library. The American Folklife Center at the Library of Congress does not provide copies of the interviews but can provide assistance in locating interviews for on-site listening.

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  1. StoryCorps is currently piloting its archive access program and has the capacity to fill a limited number of research requests. Please complete the form below to submit your research request. If your StoryCorps interview CD has been lost or damaged, contact our Brooklyn office at 646-723-7027.
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