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G.002.002. Southern Women: Interviews with a Special Focus: Black and White Women in Atlanta Public Life Project (37 items)

Creator: Southern Oral History Program

Date Deposited: 2015-07-22

Collection: Southern Oral History Program Interviews

Abstract: Seven interviews conducted by Kathryn L. Nasstrom for her dissertation, Women, the Civil Rights Movement, and the Politics of Historical Memory in Atlanta, 1946-1973 (UNC Chapel Hill, 1993). The six African American women and one white woman ...

G.002.003. Southern Women: Interviews with a Special Focus: Women's Leadership and Grassroots Activism Project (645 items)

Creator: Southern Oral History Program

Date Deposited: 2015-07-22

Collection: Southern Oral History Program Interviews

Abstract: Interviews explore the experiences of notable women leaders. The project seeks to redefine leadership to encompass women's efforts in grassroots movements and organization, especially in environmental movements, community development, and self-help ...

G.002.004 Southern Women: Interviews with a Special Focus: Women Workers at the Jerold Plant, Smithfield, N.C. (6 items)

Creator: Southern Oral History Program

Date Deposited: 2015-07-22

Collection: Southern Oral History Program Interviews

Abstract: Two interviews relating to women who worked at the Jerold Plant, a sewing plant set up in 1954 in Smithfield, N.C., by the Jerold Corporation. The plant produced high quality garments. Interviewees recount their experiences growing up in tenant ...

Gillings School of Public Health (3836 items)

Creator: Defelice, Nicholas B.

Date Deposited: 2013-03-06

Collection: Master's Papers

Abstract: Abstract not available.

H.001. Piedmont Industrialization: Badin, N.C. (30 items)

Creator: Southern Oral History Program

Date Deposited: 2015-07-22

Collection: Southern Oral History Program Interviews

Abstract: The interviews for this region document the transformation of a rural area into a company town, Badin, N.C., which was dominated by the Aluminum Company of America (ALCOA). The transformation began with the construction of a dam across the Yadkin ...

H.002. Piedmont Industrialization: Burlington, N.C. (238 items)

Creator: Southern Oral History Program

Date Deposited: 2015-07-22

Collection: Southern Oral History Program Interviews

Abstract: Burlington, N.C., is of particular significance for industrialization in the Piedmont because it was one of the first places where the textile industry took hold, and it eventually became the center for Burlington Industries, the largest textile ...

H.003. Piedmont Industrialization: Bynum, N.C. (192 items)

Creator: Southern Oral History Program

Date Deposited: 2015-07-22

Collection: Southern Oral History Program Interviews

Abstract: The Bynum, N.C., interviews focus on a company-owned cotton mill town in Chatham County, N.C. Bynum had its beginnings as the site of a grist mill located on the Bynum family property. In 1872, Luther and Carney Bynum and neighbors ...

H.004. Piedmont Industrialization: Catawba, N.C. (235 items)

Creator: Southern Oral History Program

Date Deposited: 2015-07-22

Collection: Southern Oral History Program Interviews

Abstract: The Catawba, N.C., interviews focus on the industrialization of an entire county. Cotton manufacturing began in Catawba County as early as 1816, but substantial industrial development in Catawba came with the railroads. Hickory and Conover, the ...

H.005. Piedmont Industrialization: Charlotte, N.C. (137 items)

Creator: Southern Oral History Program

Date Deposited: 2015-07-22

Collection: Southern Oral History Program Interviews

Abstract: Charlotte, N.C., has been a focal point for economic development in the Piedmont region. During the antebellum period, Charlotte was a small market town, with only 3,000 citizens in 1860. In spite of its small size, it became an important trade ...

H.006. Piedmont Industrialization: Durham, N.C. (263 items)

Creator: Southern Oral History Program

Date Deposited: 2015-07-22

Collection: Southern Oral History Program Interviews

Abstract: The Durham, N.C., interviews document the experiences of workers in the city's tobacco, textile, and hosiery industries. Durham began its transformation from a crossroads into a major industrial city with the completion of the railroad line between ...

H.007. Piedmont Industrialization: Greenville, S.C. (110 items)

Creator: Southern Oral History Program

Date Deposited: 2015-07-22

Collection: Southern Oral History Program Interviews

Abstract: These interviews focus on the development of the textile industry in Greenville, S.C. Before the Civil War, Greenville served as a county seat, a center for grain milling, and a summer vacationing area for Low Country planters. In the 1880s, ...

H.008. Piedmont Industrialization: Piedmont, Miscellaneous (148 items)

Creator: Southern Oral History Program

Date Deposited: 2015-07-22

Collection: Southern Oral History Program Interviews

Abstract: Interviews in this group reflect the theme of the "Perspectives on Industrialization: The Piedmont Crescent of Industry, 1900-1940" project, but either were not conducted in any of the original seven communities or were done after the completion of ...

H.009. Piedmont Industrialization: Farmville, N.C. (72 items)

Creator: Southern Oral History Program

Date Deposited: 2015-07-22

Collection: Southern Oral History Program Interviews

Abstract: Interviews about industry in Farmville, N.C., were done by Scott Ellsworth of Duke University in 1977.

H.010. Piedmont Industrialization: Elizabethton, Tenn. (20 items)

Creator: Southern Oral History Program

Date Deposited: 2015-07-22

Collection: Southern Oral History Program Interviews

Abstract: Interviews are chiefly about the strike in 1929 by textile workers in Elizabethton, Tenn.

Historical Narratives (4 items)

Creator: Research Laboratories of Archaeology.

Date Deposited: 2011-04-07

Collection: Research Laboratories of Archaeology

I.001. Business History: Hostile Takeover Project (28 items)

Creator: Southern Oral History Program

Date Deposited: 2015-07-23

Collection: Southern Oral History Program Interviews

Abstract: The four Hostile Takeover Project interviews are with representatives of Goodyear Tire and Rubber Company; Heublein, Inc.; Microdot, Inc.; and Richardson-Vicks, Inc. Interviewees talk about their experiences during hostile takeover attempts on their ...

I.002. Business History: North Carolina Business History Project (157 items)

Creator: Southern Oral History Program

Date Deposited: 2015-07-23

Collection: Southern Oral History Program Interviews

Abstract: North Carolina Business History Project interviews are with leaders of traditional and emergent North Carolina industries, including furniture, banking, tobacco products, textiles, poultry, food and food services, tourism, pharmaceuticals, computers...

I.003. Business History: Hickory Springs Manufacturing Company (252 items)

Creator: Southern Oral History Program

Date Deposited: 2015-07-23

Collection: Southern Oral History Program Interviews

Abstract: These 61 interviews with 51 individuals selected by the Hickory Springs Manufacturing Company were designed to unearth and preserve knowledge about the company, the families in positions of leadership, the industry, and the region. Hickory Springs ...

Interviews (23854 items)

Creator: Southern Oral History Program

Date Deposited: 2014-09-30

Collection: Southern Oral History Program Interviews