History Preservation Project

Click here to access resources for conducting and sharing an oral history recording. Resources include an interview guideline, suggested questions, and an interview release form.

Click here to access peer-reviewed journal articles, dissertations, and other published works about the history of occupational therapy and seminal events that have influenced the development of the profession.

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.