Collections > Southern Oral History Program Interviews > Interviews > SOHP Series K. Southern Communities > K.002. Southern Communities: Listening for a Change > K.002.009. Southern Communities: Listening for a Change: Tobacco, History, and Memory: Storytelling and Cultural Grieving in Eastern North Carolina

K.002.009. Southern Communities: Listening for a Change: Tobacco, History, and Memory: Storytelling and Cultural Grieving in Eastern North Carolina

This collection of interviews by historians Lu Ann Jones and Charlie Thompson explores the dramatic changes in eastern North Carolina tobacco farming and farm communities since World War II. In addition to tracing the history of growing, cultivating, harvesting, and selling tobacco, interviewees speculate about what current developments in tobacco politics may mean for the future of tobacco farming. This series also contains two interviews conducted by students under the direction of Dr. Jacquelyn Hall during the Spring 2011 semester at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

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