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K.001. Southern Communities: Individual Projects (1305 items)

Creator: Southern Oral History Program

Date Deposited: 2015-11-20

Collection: Southern Oral History Program Interviews

Abstract: 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.

K.002. Southern Communities: Listening for a Change (2573 items)

Creator: Southern Oral History Program

Date Deposited: 2015-11-20

Collection: Southern Oral History Program Interviews

Abstract: Listening for a Change encompasses interviews exploring dramatic changes in North Carolina since World War II and includes a variety of community-based projects focused on themes of race, public schools, the environment, a rapidly changing global ...

K.002.001. Southern Communities: Listening for a Change: Overview Project (75 items)

Creator: Southern Oral History Program

Date Deposited: 2015-07-22

Collection: Southern Oral History Program Interviews

Abstract: Listening for a Change encompasses a series of interviews exploring the dramatic changes in North Carolina since World War II, and a variety of thematic, community-based projects centered primarily on the themes of race and the public schools, the ...

K.002.002. Southern Communities: Listening for a Change: New Immigrants Project (94 items)

Creator: Southern Oral History Program

Date Deposited: 2015-07-23

Collection: Southern Oral History Program Interviews

Abstract: Interviews consider the impact of immigration on North East Central Durham, N.C., a transitional community once composed predominantly of African Americans, but now increasingly Latino. In 1998 and 1999, project directors Alicia Rouverol and Jill ...

K.002.003. Southern Communities: Listening for a Change: Jewish Immigrants Project (25 items)

Creator: Southern Oral History Program

Date Deposited: 2015-07-23

Collection: Southern Oral History Program Interviews

Abstract: Interviews conducted by Mark Klempner in 1998 and 1999 explore the recollections of six Jewish immigrants to North Carolina during the 1940s, 1950s, and 1960s. These six subjects, all members of the professional class, encountered little or no ...

K.002.004. Southern Communities: Listening for a Change: Cooleemee Project (21 items)

Creator: Southern Oral History Program

Date Deposited: 2015-07-23

Collection: Southern Oral History Program Interviews

Abstract: Initiated by Leon Fink, professor of history, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, this project was designed to document the history of working-class culture in Cooleemee, N.C. Will Jones interviewed African American residents of Cooleemee, N...

K.002.005. Southern Communities: Listening for a Change: West Charlotte High School Project (38 items)

Creator: Southern Oral History Program

Date Deposited: 2015-07-23

Collection: Southern Oral History Program Interviews

Abstract: Interviews conducted by Pamela Grundy focus on school desegregation in Charlotte, N.C. The interviews examine both the process of desegregation and the effects it had on individuals, on race relations, and on the community as a whole. Unlike many ...

K.002.006. Southern Communities: Listening for a Change: Cary Heritage Museums's Oral History Project (238 items)

Creator: Southern Oral History Program

Date Deposited: 2015-07-23

Collection: Southern Oral History Program Interviews

Abstract: These interviews, conducted by members of the Friends of the Page-Walker Hotel as part of the Cary Heritage Museum's Oral History Project, contribute to the project's mission "to document the history of Cary by recording observations and ...

K.002.007. Southern Communities: Listening for a Change: History of Gay Men and Transgender People in the South (59 items)

Creator: Southern Oral History Program

Date Deposited: 2015-07-23

Collection: Southern Oral History Program Interviews

Abstract: These interviews by Chris McGinnis, an undergraduate at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, were conducted for an independent study in the fall semester of 2000 and for the Southern Oral History Program in 2001-2002. They give a ...

K.002.008. Southern Communities: Listening for a Change: Desegregation and the Inner Life of Chapel Hill Schools (57 items)

Creator: Southern Oral History Program

Date Deposited: 2015-07-23

Collection: Southern Oral History Program Interviews

Abstract: This is a collection of interviews by University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill graduate and undergraduate students who participated in an oral history course in the spring of 2001. The students looked closely at Chapel Hill's troubled effort to ...