Making History Project
"Preserving Veterans' Stories"
501(c)(3) Non-Profit Organization

American Heartland Tour

July 14, 2021 – August 8, 2021 all-day America/New York Timezone
15 State Tour for oral history interviews
Patrick Russell

A 15 State and 5,124-mile tour to conduct Veteran oral history interviews through America’s Heartland and the small towns that make America great. The States being visited are Wisconsin, Minnesota, South Dakota, North Dakota, Wyoming, Montana, Idaho, Utah, Arizona, New Mexico, Texas, Oklahoma, Kansas, Missouri, and Illinois.

If you are, or know of a Veteran, Veteran Organization, or local VFW Post that would be interested in having interviews, please contact me ASAP to coordinate an interview.

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About Author

Patrick Russell

Director and oral historian for the Making History Project, a non-profit organization dedicated to preserving Veteran stories for future generations. Resides in Miami, Florida, where he is a full-time mediator and has been a practicing lawyer since 1994. Proudly serves as a staff member for the University of Florida Samuel Proctor Oral History Program, in addition to being a member of the Oral History Association, American Historical Association; Friends and Family of the 508 P.I.R.; and the Battle of the Bulge Association. Graduated from Marquette University with a B.A. in Political Science, and a law degree from the University of Miami School of Law. Additional courses and workshops for oral history and museum studies have been taken at Baylor University and Harvard University, Harvard Extension School. Contact info: (305) 608-2977 or

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