History Sings: About

History Sings administrator, Tom Naples, has been researching and performing historically based music for close to twenty years. He has spent countless hours at the Library of Congress and the Smithsonian as well as at Dust Bowl and CCC reunions collecting music from the past. Tom has also recorded oral histories across the country.

Programs have been presented at numerous venues, including the following:

Arizona State University
Buffalo and Erie County Historical Society
Buffalo and Erie County Library
Buffalo State College
Clarence Historical Society
Cleveland State University
Columbia University
Erie County Community College
Hilbert College

NYU
New Mexico History Museum
New York City Settlement House
New York State Council for the Humanities
New York State Library (Albany)
Oklahoma State University
Oral History Association (Atlanta)
Pennsylvania Agricultural Society
St. Petersburg Museum (Florida)

Tom is a presenter in all programs and monitors Q and A after the presentation if requested.