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OHs. Oral Histories

 Record Group
Identifier: OHs

Found in 10 Collections and/or Records:

Appalachian Quilt Project Cassette Tapes

Identifier: Ms-1981-097

Oral history project conducted by the Department of Clothing, Textiles, and Related Arts at Virginia Tech. Collection consists of recorded interviews with forty-three quilt makers in Floyd and Washington counties, Virginia. Transcripts available.

Dates: 1978 - 1979

Black Appalachians Oral History Project

Identifier: Ms-1991-019

The Black Appalachians Oral History Project consists of approximately twenty-five taped interviews conducted by Dr. Michael Cooke of the Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University concerning black life in Appalachia, especially in Montgomery County, Virginia.

Dates: 1991

Black Women at Virginia Tech Oral History Project Records

Identifier: Ms-1995-026
Abstract The Black Women at Virginia Tech Oral History Project was a multi-phase research and educational collaborative program of the Virginia Tech University Libraries and the Women's Center at Virginia Tech. The collection includes audiocassette tapes, DAT tapes, floppy disks, background and biographical information, and transcripts of interviews with some of the first Black female students and employees at Virginia Tech. The interviews focus on the entry experience of the individual into the...
Dates: ca. 1967-2000; Majority of material found within ( 1994-2000)

Crown Cotton Mills [Dalton, Georgia] Oral History Tapes

Identifier: Ms-1988-023

The collection contains oral history tapes of employees at the Crown Cotton Mills in Dalton, a textile town in the Appalachian Valley of northwest Georgia. Most of mill hands interviewed worked for Crown from the 1920s through 1960s.

Dates: 1984 - 1985

Newport and Clover Hollow, Giles County History Collection,

Identifier: Ms-2013-086

The Newport and Clover Hollow, Giles County History collection contains oral history interviews, transcripts, notes, newspaper clippings, historic district survey forms, a video tape, and a geological survey map related to the creation of the Greater Newport Rural Historic District. The collection dates from 1973 to 2009, although it does include a typed copy of a 1904 Giles County will.

Dates: 1904, 1973-2006

Oral Histories of Technology in Teaching

Identifier: Ms-2021-026

The collection contains oral history CDs and transcripts with individuals involved in the adpation of technology in education at Virginia Tech. The interviews were contducted by Jan Nespor and the interviewees include Erv Blythe, Peggy Meszaros, Jesuha Pacifici, and Mark Sanders.

Dates: 2002

Charles Sears Oral History Interview

Identifier: Ms-1988-027

Audiocassette tape contains an oral history interview with Virginia Tech Professor Charles Sears, conducted by John Straw, University Archivist. Sears discusses the history of the Virginia Tech Geology Department (today the Department of Geosciences), where he served as a professor and founded the Virginia Tech Seismological Observatory.

Dates: 1988

Talking About Work Oral History Interview Project,

Identifier: Ms-2012-005

Oral history interviews conducted by students of Dr. Emily Satterwhite's HUM 2504 Introduction to American Studies class with interviewees who work on or near the Virginia Tech campus. Interviews explore the particular jobs of the interviewees and the issues related to working for these interviewees. The collection also contains annotated bibliographies and reflections papers created by students about their interview experience. There are images of some of the interviewees.

Dates: 2008 - 2011

Virginia Tech LGBTQ Oral History Collection

Identifier: Ms-2015-007
Scope and Content

This collection consists of oral history interviews with influential members of the LGBTQ community at Virginia Tech, both past and present. Interviews were conducted by Tamara Kennelly, University Archivist, David Cline, Assistant Professor of History and Director of the Graduate Certificate in Public History, and students of Professor David Cline's Oral History class.

Dates: 2014 - 2015

Washington County Oral History Transcripts,

Identifier: Ms-2015-023
Abstract The Washington County Oral History Transcripts were compiled by four Abingdon High School students. The transcripts detail interviews with Washington County residents Evelyn Campbell, Emma Josephine Poland Surber, and Nancy Johnson. The interviewees discuss their childhood activities, childhood fashion, schooling, and what their household was like in southwest Virginia. The students also inquire about the change in gas, cars, and houses since the interviewees were kids. Lastly, the students...
Dates: undated