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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

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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

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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.

Black Women at Virginia Tech Oral History Project Records

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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 University Libraries and the Women's Center at Virginia Tech. The collection includes cassette tapes, DAT tapes, and transcripts of interviews with some of the first Black women students at Virginia Tech. The interviews focus on the entry experience of the individual into the Virginia Tech community and the interviewees' perceptions of the climate and attitudes within...
Dates: 1994 - 2000

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

Streeter Blair Oral History Transcript,

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Identifier: Ms-1975-008
Abstract

This collection contains the transcript of oral history interview with American primitive artist Streeter Blair, conducted by Elizabeth I. Dixon and Donald J. Schippers (under the auspices of the Oral History Program of the University of California Los Angeles) and titled "Primitive Painter of the West." It is accompanied by a small collection of printed materials relating to Blair.

Dates: 1967 - 1975; Majority of material found in 1975 - 1975

Blue Ridge Parkway Folklore Project Records

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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

College of Education History Records

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Identifier: Ms-1990-026
Abstract

The College of Education History Records primarily consist of oral history interviews regarding the history of the College of Education at Virginia Tech. Interviews were conducted in November-December 1989 by the students of Patrick Carlton, Associate Professor of Education at VT. Interviewees were Karl T. Hereford, first dean of the College of Education; Fred J. Brieve; Lyle Kinnear; Richard L. Lynch; Carl McDaniels; and Wayne H. Worner.



Dates: 1970 - 1990

Crown Cotton Mills [Dalton, Georgia] Oral History Tapes

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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

Department of Biochemistry Oral History Collection

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Identifier: Ms-2003-009
Abstract The oral history interviews in the Department of Biochemistry Oral History Collection were conducted by current and retired faculty as part of the department's 50th anniversary celebration. Interviews were conducted in the period from October 2001 to June 2002 with department heads, faculty, and staff who played an important role in the founding and development of the Department of Biochemistry at Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University. Oral history interviews were done with the...
Dates: 2001 - 2005