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Southern Oral History Program Interviews

Creator: Southern Oral History Program

In 1973, the History Dept. of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill established an oral history program devoted to the study of the southern region of the United States. The Southern Oral History Program collects interviews with Southerners (more)

A.001. Southern Politics: Bass-De Vries Interviews (1203 items)

Creator: Southern Oral History Program

Date Deposited: 2015-07-20

Collection: Southern Oral History Program Interviews

Abstract: The Bass-De Vries group of interviews includes discussions with political leaders, journalists, editors, party officials, political scientists, campaign directors, union officials, civil rights leaders, and congress people from Alabama, Arkansas, ...

A.002. Southern Politics: Southern Libreralism (119 items)

Creator: Southern Oral History Program

Date Deposited: 2015-04-24

Collection: Southern Oral History Program Interviews

Abstract: These interviews were conducted in late 1990 and early 1991 by John Egerton as part of the research for a book on the post-World War II era and the opportunities that era presented for positive action on civil rights. Many interviews are with ...

A.003. Southern Politics: North Carolina Politics (280 items)

Creator: Southern Oral History Program

Date Deposited: 2015-07-20

Collection: Southern Oral History Program Interviews

Abstract: These interviews are part of a North Carolina politics project begun in 1994 aimed at understanding how North Carolinians have dealt with the changes that have transformed the state since the Great Depression. The overarching themes of the interviews...

B.001. Individual Biographies: General (220 items)

Creator: Southern Oral History Program

Date Deposited: 2015-07-21

Collection: Southern Oral History Program Interviews

Abstract: This series contains recordings of biographical interviews conducted by the staff of the SOHP and others, intended to address the contemporary dearth of personal letters and diaries written by notable citizens. Interviews with educators, business ...

B.002. Individual Biographies: Special Focus (335 items)

Creator: Southern Oral History Program

Date Deposited: 2015-11-20

Collection: Southern Oral History Program Interviews

Abstract: The collection of biographical interviews is an ongoing project of the Southern Oral History Program. This project seeks to restore the balance personal letters and diaries, which are becoming increasingly scarce, once brought to the public record, ...

B.002.001. Individual Biographies: Special Focus: Idea of the American South Project (43 items)

Creator: Southern Oral History Program

Date Deposited: 2015-07-21

Collection: Southern Oral History Program Interviews

Abstract: Interviews were conducted by Michael O'Brien as part of his research for The Idea of the American South (1978). The collection of biographical interviews is an ongoing project of the Southern Oral History Program. This project seeks to restore the ...

B.002.002. Individual Biographies: Special Focus: Racial Violence in Wilmington Project (13 items)

Creator: Southern Oral History Program

Date Deposited: 2015-07-21

Collection: Southern Oral History Program Interviews

Abstract: Interviews with residents of Wilmington, N.C., focus on the racial violence that erupted in February 1971 following the boycott of and demonstrations against the city's still segregated schools in the city.

B.002.003. Individual Biographies: Special Focus: African Americans in Durham (N.C.) Project (4 items)

Creator: Southern Oral History Program

Date Deposited: 2015-07-21

Collection: Southern Oral History Program Interviews

Abstract: Interviews with African Americans in northern Durham County, N.C., focus on daily life, folk beliefs, and medical practices.

B.002.004. Individual Biographies: Special Focus: Politicians in Charlotte (N.C.) Project (31 items)

Creator: Southern Oral History Program

Date Deposited: 2015-07-21

Collection: Southern Oral History Program Interviews

Abstract: William T. Moye conducted interviews with Charlotte, N.C., politicians in 1974 and 1975 for his dissertation, Charlotte-Mecklenburg Consolidation: Metrolina in Motion (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 1975).

B.002.005. Individual Biographies: Special Focus: Hosea Hudson Project (235 items)

Creator: Southern Oral History Program

Date Deposited: 2015-06-25

Collection: Southern Oral History Program Interviews

Abstract: Tapes, transcripts, and other materials relating to Hosea Hudson (1898- ), African American Communist Party member, labor organizer, and author of Black Worker in the Deep South (1972). The tapes were recorded and transcribed between 1976 and 1978 by...

B.002.006. Individual Biographies: Special Focus: Women's History Course Project (3 items)

Creator: Southern Oral History Program

Date Deposited: 2015-07-22

Collection: Southern Oral History Program Interviews

Abstract: Alicia Rouverol conducted this interview with Alice Jett Butler for a final project in a women's history course, 1991.

B.003. Individual Biographies: General, 2014- (45 items)

Creator: Southern Oral History Program

Date Deposited: 2015-12-02

Collection: Southern Oral History Program Interviews

Abstract: Interviews were conducted from 2014 onward by SOHP staff and outside researchers. Individuals discuss their life stories.

C.001. Notable North Carolinians: Individual Biographies (364 items)

Creator: Southern Oral History Program

Date Deposited: 2015-07-21

Collection: Southern Oral History Program Interviews

Abstract: Interviews are with men and women in North Carolina who have made significant contributions to business, the arts, education, and politics.

C.002. Notable North Carolinians: Religion and Politics in North Carolina Project (17 items)

Creator: Southern Oral History Program

Date Deposited: 2015-07-21

Collection: Southern Oral History Program Interviews

Abstract: Interviews on religion and politics in North Carolina were conducted by Bruce Kalk, a graduate student in history at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

C.003. Notable North Carolinians: Research Triangle Park (N.C.) Project (28 items)

Creator: Southern Oral History Program

Date Deposited: 2015-07-21

Collection: Southern Oral History Program Interviews

Abstract: Interviews on the development of Research Triangle Park were conducted by graduate student Mary Virginia Jones. The series is part of an on-going project to interview men and women in North Carolina who have made significant contributions to business...

C.004. Notable North Carolinians: Pearsall Project (27 items)

Creator: Southern Oral History Program

Date Deposited: 2015-07-21

Collection: Southern Oral History Program Interviews

Abstract: Funded by a University Research Grant, these interviews focus on the Pearsall Plan for school desegregation in North Carolina, which was proposed by Thomas Pearsall. The series is part of an on-going project to interview men and women in North ...

C.005. Notable North Carolinians: Kenan Project (30 items)

Creator: Southern Oral History Program

Date Deposited: 2015-07-21

Collection: Southern Oral History Program Interviews

Abstract: Funded by the Kenan Foundation, interviews center on the life of William Rand Kenan, who made numerous contributions to the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill through various Kenan family trusts. The series is part of an on-going project to ...

C.006. Notable North Carolinians: Women in Politics Project (36 items)

Creator: Southern Oral History Program

Date Deposited: 2015-07-21

Collection: Southern Oral History Program Interviews

Abstract: Funded by a grant from the Z. Smith Reynolds Foundation, the Women in Politics interviews are with women who have been prominent in North Carolina political life including women legislators, women mayors, women judges, and women state ...

C.007. Notable North Carolinians: Raleigh Roots Project (11 items)

Creator: Southern Oral History Program

Date Deposited: 2015-07-21

Collection: Southern Oral History Program Interviews

Abstract: Funded by a grant from the North Carolina Humanities Council, interviews were conducted by the staff of the Raleigh Historic Properties Commission with older members of the Raleigh, N.C., community. Interviews focus on Raleigh's history, especially ...

C.008. Notable North Carolinians: University of North Carolina Law School Oral History Project (72 items)

Creator: Southern Oral History Program

Date Deposited: 2015-07-21

Collection: Southern Oral History Program Interviews

Abstract: As part of their legal training, law students at the University of North Carolina School of Law conducted interviews with prominent North Carolina attorneys and judges during spring semester, 1992. These interviews were undertaken as part of a course...