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K.001. Southern Communities: Individual Projects

Creator: Southern Oral History Program

Interviews in this series explore the meaning of community and the role of historical memory.

K.001.001. Southern Communities: Cane Creek Project (118 items)

Creator: Southern Oral History Program

Date Deposited: 2015-07-22

Collection: Southern Oral History Program Interviews

Abstract: Cane Creek interviews explore the controversy in the late 1970s and early 1980s between residents of dairy farming community, Cane Creek, N.C., and the Orange County Water and Sewer Authority (OWASA). OWASA's proposal to construct a reservoir that ...

K.001.002. Southern Communities: Coastal Carolina Project (303 items)

Creator: Southern Oral History Program

Date Deposited: 2015-07-22

Collection: Southern Oral History Program Interviews

Abstract: Coastal Carolina interviews focus on North Carolina counties where World War II defense industries and military bases sparked rapid and unprecedented change. The coast with its sharecroppers, small farmers, fishing villages, and timber camps, was ...

K.001.003. Southern Communities: White Furniture Company of Mebane Project (143 items)

Creator: Southern Oral History Program

Date Deposited: 2015-07-22

Collection: Southern Oral History Program Interviews

Abstract: Interviews are with residents of Mebane, N.C. and former employees of White Furniture Company of Mebane, which closed its doors in 1993. Interviewees discuss the plant's importance to the town and the history of the company, which until it closed ...

K.001.004. Southern Communities: Hindu Temple in Morrisville Project (26 items)

Creator: Southern Oral History Program

Date Deposited: 2015-07-22

Collection: Southern Oral History Program Interviews

Abstract: Interviews are with first and second generation Indian-Americans living in the Raleigh-Durham-Chapel Hill area of North Carolina. Interviewees discuss the desire to preserve Indian culture and heritage in the United States, generational differences ...

K.001.005. Southern Communities: Mountain Voices (375 items)

Creator: Southern Oral History Program

Date Deposited: 2015-07-22

Collection: Southern Oral History Program Interviews

Abstract: Interviews conducted between 1980 and 1985 by writer Warren Moore Miller explore life in the Appalachian Mountains of North Carolina. Miller interviewed mountain residents including folklorists, university faculty, attorneys, politicians, a former ...

K.001.006. Southern Communities: Chatham Voices (116 items)

Creator: Southern Oral History Program

Date Deposited: 2015-07-22

Collection: Southern Oral History Program Interviews

Abstract: Interviews were conducted during the fall of 1999 by UNC Chapel Hill graduate and undergraduate students enrolled in an oral history course. Students engaged community members of Chatham County, N.C., in discussions about the county's history since ...

K.001.007. Southern Communities: Green River Heritage Area (21 items)

Creator: Southern Oral History Program

Date Deposited: 2015-07-22

Collection: Southern Oral History Program Interviews

Abstract: Interviews are with former and then current residents Henderson County, N.C., in the Green River Valley, which lies on the border between North Carolina and South Carolina. Many interviewees discuss the city of Greenville, S.C. David Schenck ...

K.001.008. Southern Communities: Our Stories in Focus: Chapel Hill/Carrboro (58 items)

Creator: Southern Oral History Program

Date Deposited: 2015-07-22

Collection: Southern Oral History Program Interviews

Abstract: Interviews were conducted in March 2009 for "Our Stories, In Focus," a project sponsored by the Chapel Hill Public Arts Commission and UNC Chapel Hill's Program in the Humanities and Human Values. Project participants with diverse cultural and ...

K.001.009. Southern Communities: Wilson County During the Depression (30 items)

Creator: Southern Oral History Program

Date Deposited: 2015-07-22

Collection: Southern Oral History Program Interviews

Abstract: Interviews are with longtime residents of Wilson County, N.C., who were children or teenagers from white middle class and affluent homes during the 1930s and 1940s. Parts of the Wilson community, in contrast to most of North Carolina and the nation ...

K.001.010. Southern Communities: Our Stories in Focus: Desegregating Cary (105 items)

Creator: Southern Oral History Program

Date Deposited: 2015-07-22

Collection: Southern Oral History Program Interviews

Abstract: Interviews are with longtime residents of Cary, N.C., who were children or teenagers during school desegregation. The interviewees describe their childhood pastimes, friends, families, and the town of Cary between the 1930s and 1960s.