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This collection contains oral history interview cassette tapes and tape logs for 23 interviews conducted by students with 25 interviewees in the local community. Most interviews were collected as part of a 1991 Appalachian Community Studies class of Professor Jean Speer of the Department of Humanities at Virginia Tech. Unless noted, interviews have not been transcribed. For some interviewees, there is a student paper based on the interview.
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.
This collection includes oral history accounts from various African Americans with experience at Virginia Tech and/or in the Blacksburg area between the 1950s and the early 2000s.
Project of the University Libraries of Virginia Tech to collect information on the history of Blacksburg, Virginia. Collection contains taped interviews, most with transcripts, of the following Blacksburg residents: Cliff Busby, Georgia Croy, S.H. Kessinger, Lucy Lee Lancaster, George Litton, Howard Price, Carrie T. Sibold, and Ellison A. Smyth.
The collection includes records from an oral history project conducted by the American Folklife Center in cooperation with the National Park Service created between 1978 and 1979.
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.
Oral history interviews (3 on 3 cassette tapes) conducted by artist Martha Dillard in connection with Watershed, an exhibition of Dillard's paintings of the Ellett Valley in Montgomery County, Virginia. Interviewees include T. Cartmel and Liz Brown, Anna Laura Tribble, and Josie Shotts about the valley of the North Fork of the Roanoke River. Collection also includes postcards and flyers relating to the exhibition. Interviews untranscribed, notes available.
The collection consists of taped interviews; transcripts; biographical information about the interviewees; a subject card index to the interviews; a film, "Up and Down These Roads: a Rural County in Transition"; slide/tape programs; and such project documents as the original proposal, the final report, photographs, publicity clippings, and program posters. For a published guide to the collection, available in Special Collections, see Addison catalog record.
This collection contains 13 interview cassette tapes and 12 interview transcripts compiled by Dr. April Alen. In addition, the collection also includes the field notes and dissertation completed by Dr. Allen.
- Montgomery County (Va.) 6
- Women -- History 5
- Blacksburg (Va.) 3
- University History 3
- Faculty 1
- Folklore -- Virginia -- Patrick County 1
- Patrick County (Va.) -- History 1
- Patrick County (Va.) -- Social life and customs 1
- University Archives 1
- Washington County (Va.) 1 ∧ less
- Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (1970-) 5
- Allen, April 1
- Blue Ridge Parkway Folklore Project 1
- Crown Cotton Mills (Dalton, GA) 1
- Dillard, Martha 1