History Preservation Project

Click here to access project completion resources (i.e., an interview release form, suggested questions, and interviewing, recording, and transcribing guidelines) and oral histories, interviews, transcriptions and synopses completed by the OT L&LS, universities, state OT associations, and others.

Click here to access peer-reviewed articles, dissertations, and other publications, presentations, and artifacts about the history of occupational therapy and seminal events that have influenced the profession's development and tributes to deceased leaders who have had a lasting impact on the field.

Click here to access resources that have been developed by State Occupational Therapy Associations, Universities with occupational therapy programs, and organizations that provide historical information relevant to OT.

Click here to access the AOTA's website which celebrated the Centennial of the profession in 2017. This site includes information about the 100 influential people and seminal events that influenced OT's first 100 years, as well as historical and recent videos, photographs, and articles.