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Oral history of O.O., 2022 March 28


Scope and Contents

"O.O." is a member of the Johns Hopkins University graduating class of 2022. In this interview, “O.O.” describes her family, her brief childhood experience in Nigeria, and her family’s move to the suburbs of Atlanta, Georgia, when she was young. She goes on to talk about her experiences as a first-generation student studying neuroscience at Johns Hopkins and her plans for medical school and a career as a doctor. She shares how the COVID-19 pandemic influenced her time at university and elaborates on the support network that helped her feel successful. O.O. details joining a few organizations like the Student Government Association, the African Students Association, and Knotty By Nature, a natural hair club. She also speaks about navigating financial situations with the university, including issues with parking, housing, mental health, and trying to make a difference in Baltimore. Lastly, O.O. gives a bit more detail about the days ahead.


  • Creation: 2022 March 28

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is housed off-site and requires 48-hours' notice for retrieval. Contact Special Collections for more information.

The restricted files are not available for researchers to access. Information on restricted interviews can be found in a "Conditions Governing Access" note at the beginning of the list of folders associated with the interviewee.


From the Collection: 11.87 Cubic Feet (9 record center boxes, 1 letter size box, 1 half legal size box)

From the Collection: 24.9 Gigabytes

Language of Materials

From the Collection: English

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Repository

The Sheridan Libraries
Special Collections
3400 N Charles St
Baltimore MD 21218 USA