K.001.005. Southern Communities: Mountain Voices
- Creator: Southern Oral History Program
- Collection: Southern Oral History Program Interviews
Interviews conducted between 1980 and 1985 by writer Warren Moore Miller explore life in the Appalachian Mountains of North Carolina. Miller interviewed mountain residents including folklorists, university faculty, attorneys, politicians, a former moonshiner, blue collar workers, farmers, craftsmen, and teachers. Among the interviewees were U.S. Senator Sam Ervin, Winston Cup racecar driver Junior Johnson, and ballad singer Cas Wallin. Miller used the interviews in his book Mountain Voices: A Legacy of the Blue Ridge and Great Smokies (Globe Pequot Press, 1988).