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Appalachian Oral History Project

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1993-025
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1986 - 1991

Black Appalachians Oral History Project

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1991-019
Abstract

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 History Oral History Collection

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2003-011
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: n.d.

Blacksburg Oral History Project Records

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1985-005
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: 1984 - 1985

Blue Ridge Parkway Folklore Project Records

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1986-009
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1978 - 1979

Crown Cotton Mills [Dalton, Georgia] Oral History Tapes

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1988-023
Abstract

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

Martha Dillard Audiocassette Tapes

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: Ms-1998-027
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: 1992

Oral History of the Principalship Records

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1989-040
Abstract The Oral History of the Principalship Records are from a Virginia Tech project, started in 1989 by Virginia Tech professor Dr. Patrick W. Carlton, designed to interview retired elementary, middle, and high school principals for their views, reminiscences, and accumulated wisdom. Most of the interviewees are from the Southeast (mainly Virginia, North Carolina, Maryland, District of Columbia, and West Virginia), with representative materials from Ohio, Colorado, Pennsylvania, and Wisconsin....
Dates: 1987 - 1995

Patrick County [Virginia] Oral History Project Records

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1983-007
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: 1980 - 1984

Pulaski Theater Oral History Project

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2004-007
Abstract

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.

Dates: 2003 - 2004