The Oral Archive

The oral archive assumes a leading role in the project of the creation of the Historical archive of the cooperative movement of credit.

This has to do with the nature of the oral sources, the peculiarities of the co-operative movement and the quantity and type of existent documentation about it.

The objective is to recover the historical memory of the protagonists of the co-operative experience through the realization of interviews to leaders, associates, government officials, and employees of the co-operative movement of credit -related to it in different moments of its development- with the objective of multiply the perspectives, opinions and points of view about the process of formation and development of the co-operative movement.

For this a maximum of interviews -in the most varied and open possible way- will be done, but the sampling won’t show the validity of the statistical representative ness.