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K.002. Southern Communities: Listening for a Change

Creator: Southern Oral History Program

Listening for a Change encompasses interviews exploring dramatic changes in North Carolina since World War II and includes a variety of community-based projects focused on themes of race, public schools, the environment, a rapidly changing global (more)

K.002.001. Southern Communities: Listening for a Change: Overview Project (75 items)

Creator: Southern Oral History Program

Date Deposited: 2015-07-22

Collection: Southern Oral History Program Interviews

Abstract: Listening for a Change encompasses a series of interviews exploring the dramatic changes in North Carolina since World War II, and a variety of thematic, community-based projects centered primarily on the themes of race and the public schools, the ...

K.002.002. Southern Communities: Listening for a Change: New Immigrants Project (94 items)

Creator: Southern Oral History Program

Date Deposited: 2015-07-23

Collection: Southern Oral History Program Interviews

Abstract: Interviews consider the impact of immigration on North East Central Durham, N.C., a transitional community once composed predominantly of African Americans, but now increasingly Latino. In 1998 and 1999, project directors Alicia Rouverol and Jill ...

K.002.003. Southern Communities: Listening for a Change: Jewish Immigrants Project (25 items)

Creator: Southern Oral History Program

Date Deposited: 2015-07-23

Collection: Southern Oral History Program Interviews

Abstract: Interviews conducted by Mark Klempner in 1998 and 1999 explore the recollections of six Jewish immigrants to North Carolina during the 1940s, 1950s, and 1960s. These six subjects, all members of the professional class, encountered little or no ...

K.002.004. Southern Communities: Listening for a Change: Cooleemee Project (21 items)

Creator: Southern Oral History Program

Date Deposited: 2015-07-23

Collection: Southern Oral History Program Interviews

Abstract: Initiated by Leon Fink, professor of history, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, this project was designed to document the history of working-class culture in Cooleemee, N.C. Will Jones interviewed African American residents of Cooleemee, N...

K.002.005. Southern Communities: Listening for a Change: West Charlotte High School Project (38 items)

Creator: Southern Oral History Program

Date Deposited: 2015-07-23

Collection: Southern Oral History Program Interviews

Abstract: Interviews conducted by Pamela Grundy focus on school desegregation in Charlotte, N.C. The interviews examine both the process of desegregation and the effects it had on individuals, on race relations, and on the community as a whole. Unlike many ...

K.002.006. Southern Communities: Listening for a Change: Cary Heritage Museums's Oral History Project (238 items)

Creator: Southern Oral History Program

Date Deposited: 2015-07-23

Collection: Southern Oral History Program Interviews

Abstract: These interviews, conducted by members of the Friends of the Page-Walker Hotel as part of the Cary Heritage Museum's Oral History Project, contribute to the project's mission "to document the history of Cary by recording observations and ...

K.002.007. Southern Communities: Listening for a Change: History of Gay Men and Transgender People in the South (58 items)

Creator: Southern Oral History Program

Date Deposited: 2015-07-23

Collection: Southern Oral History Program Interviews

Abstract: These interviews by Chris McGinnis, an undergraduate at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, were conducted for an independent study in the fall semester of 2000 and for the Southern Oral History Program in 2001-2002. They give a ...

K.002.008. Southern Communities: Listening for a Change: Desegregation and the Inner Life of Chapel Hill Schools (57 items)

Creator: Southern Oral History Program

Date Deposited: 2015-07-23

Collection: Southern Oral History Program Interviews

Abstract: This is a collection of interviews by University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill graduate and undergraduate students who participated in an oral history course in the spring of 2001. The students looked closely at Chapel Hill's troubled effort to ...

K.002.009. Southern Communities: Listening for a Change: Tobacco, History, and Memory: Storytelling and Cultural Grieving in Eastern North Carolina (38 items)

Creator: Southern Oral History Program

Date Deposited: 2015-07-23

Collection: Southern Oral History Program Interviews

Abstract: 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...

K.002.010. Southern Communities: Listening for a Change: Segregation and Integration of North Carolina Athletics Programs (15 items)

Creator: Southern Oral History Program

Date Deposited: 2015-07-23

Collection: Southern Oral History Program Interviews

Abstract: This collection of interviews was conducted by Pamela Grundy as part of her research for a book on North Carolina athletics, Learning to Win: Sport, Education and Social Change in Twentieth-Century North Carolina (University of North Carolina Press, ...

K.002.011. Southern Communities: Listening for a Change: Tradition and Development in Madison County's I-26 Corridor (41 items)

Creator: Southern Oral History Program

Date Deposited: 2015-07-23

Collection: Southern Oral History Program Interviews

Abstract: This collection of interviews by Rob Amberg documents the construction of a nine-mile section of Interstate 26. Amberg explored the history of daily life in the once isolated community of eastern Madison County and considered the consequences of ...

K.002.012. Southern Communities: Listening for a Change: Cambodian Community in Greensboro, N.C. (21 items)

Creator: Southern Oral History Program

Date Deposited: 2015-07-23

Collection: Southern Oral History Program Interviews

Abstract: These interviews by folklorist Barbara Lau focus on the experience of growing up Cambodian in Greensboro. They are part of Lau's ongoing research project concerning Cambodian refugee communities in North Carolina. Since 1992, Lau has been documenting...

K.002.013. Southern Communities: Listening for a Change: Voices after the Deluge: Oral History Investigations of the Great North Carolina Flood (291 items)

Creator: Southern Oral History Program

Date Deposited: 2015-07-23

Collection: Southern Oral History Program Interviews

Abstract: Interviews with flood victims, rescue workers, relief workers, ministers, farmers, farm workers, small-business owners, environmental monitors, and political leaders in eastern North Carolina about the devastating flooding in the aftermath of ...

K.002.014. Southern Communities: Listening for a Change: School Desegregation: Davidson Student Interviews (67 items)

Creator: Southern Oral History Program

Date Deposited: 2015-07-23

Collection: Southern Oral History Program Interviews

Abstract: Interviews conducted for a class on oral history and school desegregation taught by Pamela Grundy at Davidson College in the spring of 1999. They deal with aspects of school desegregation in the town of Mooresville, in Iredell County, and in Davidson...

K.002.015. Southern Communities: Listening for a Change: Johnson C. Smith Student Interviews (112 items)

Creator: Southern Oral History Program

Date Deposited: 2015-07-23

Collection: Southern Oral History Program Interviews

Abstract: Interviews by members of a Davidson College-Johnson C. Smith University oral history class conducted by Pamela Grundy. In the spring of 2001, the class focused on school desegregation in Mecklenburg County, N.C. The interviews concentrate on ...

K.002.016. Southern Communities: Listening for a Change: School Desegregation in Charlotte, N.C. (56 items)

Creator: Southern Oral History Program

Date Deposited: 2015-07-23

Collection: Southern Oral History Program Interviews

Abstract: Interviews by Pamela Grundy focusing on school desegregation in Charlotte, N.C. The interviews examine both the process of desegregation and the effects it had on individuals, on race relations, and on the community as a whole. Unlike many southern ...

K.002.017. Southern Communities: Listening for a Change: Asian Voices (51 items)

Creator: Southern Oral History Program

Date Deposited: 2015-07-23

Collection: Southern Oral History Program Interviews

Abstract: An oral history project documenting the immigration stories of South Asians in Chapel Hill and Carrboro, N.C. The project was conceived by Andrew Jilani and funded in November 1998 by the North Carolina Humanities Council.

K.002.018. Southern Communities: Listening for a Change: Southern Louisiana Environmentalism (21 items)

Creator: Southern Oral History Program

Date Deposited: 2015-07-23

Collection: Southern Oral History Program Interviews

Abstract: Interviews exploring environmentalism in Louisiana. Eugene Ford and Paul Francke, undergraduate students at the University of Chicago, conducted the interviews in August 2000, while they were working as summer interns with the Southern Oral History ...

K.002.019. Southern Communities: Listening for a Change: Stephens-Lee High School, Asheville, N.C. (28 items)

Creator: Southern Oral History Program

Date Deposited: 2015-07-23

Collection: Southern Oral History Program Interviews

Abstract: Interviews by Kelly Navies explore the history of Stephens-Lee High School in Asheville, N.C. Built in 1923, Stephens-Lee was for many decades western North Carolina's only secondary school for African Americans. The school drew students from ...

K.002.020. Southern Communities: Listening for a Change: Mighty Tigers: Oral Histories of Chapel Hill's Lincoln High School (244 items)

Creator: Southern Oral History Program

Date Deposited: 2015-07-23

Collection: Southern Oral History Program Interviews

Abstract: Interviews by Bob Gilgor, a retired doctor and Chapel Hill, N.C., documentarian, with teachers, staff, and alumni from Lincoln High School, Chapel Hill's historically black secondary institution. The school was closed during the implementation of ...