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Creator: Southern Oral History Program

R.045.002. Special Research Projects: Moral Mondays: Jonathan Michels 2014 (39 items)

Creator: Southern Oral History Program

Date Deposited: 2015-12-11

Collection: Southern Oral History Program Interviews

Abstract: Jonathan Michels, a freelance writer, conducted interviews in the spring and summer of 2014 with individuals who are active in the North Carolina political scene and played integral roles in the Moral Mondays protests against the North Carolina ...

R.046. Special Research Projects: Tuscarora Artists (16 items)

Creator: Southern Oral History Program

Date Deposited: 2016-03-04

Collection: Southern Oral History Program Interviews

Abstract: Interviews with Tuscarora artists in Robeson County, N.C., were conducted by William Maxwell, a doctoral student in the Department of Geography at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Maxwell's doctoral research focuses on the wild-...

R.047. Special Research Projects: Speaking of Feminism: Today's Activists on the Past, Present, and Future of Feminism (80 items)

Creator: Southern Oral History Program

Date Deposited: 2019-08-19

Collection: Southern Oral History Program Interviews

Abstract: Between 2014 and 2016, Rachel F. Seidman collected these interviews with current-day feminist activists around the country for her book Speaking of Feminism: Today’s Activists on the Past, Present and Future of the U.S. Women’s Movement. The ...

R.048. Special Research Projects: Environmental Advocates and Activists (43 items)

Creator: Southern Oral History Program

Date Deposited: 2020-01-16

Collection: Southern Oral History Program Interviews

Abstract: The Environmental Advocates and Activists series is an ongoing project to interview people in North Carolina and the South who dedicate much of their careers and volunteer time to addressing environmental challenges. A key aim is to explore the ...

R.049. Special Research Projects: Southern Surfing (157 items)

Creator: Southern Oral History Program

Date Deposited: 2020-07-06

Collection: Southern Oral History Program Interviews

Abstract: These interviews were conducted by Dr. Steve Estes during the summers of 2017 and 2018, as he travelled 2,500 miles from Houston, Texas through Ocean City, Maryland recording oral histories of southern surfers. The story of wave riding in the ...

R.050. Special Research Projects: Southern Mix: Asian and Asian American Voices in the South (57 items)

Creator: Southern Oral History Program

Date Deposited: 2020-07-07

Collection: Southern Oral History Program Interviews

Abstract: Southern Mix honors the stories of Asians and Asian Americans in the U.S. South. It was inspired by UNC Asian American alumni, and focuses on oral histories from Asian and Asian American residents in North Carolina and of the larger region of the ...

SOHP Series A. Southern Politics (1605 items)

Creator: Southern Oral History Program

Date Deposited: 2015-07-22

Collection: Southern Oral History Program Interviews

Abstract: This series contains interviews conducted for three different projects: A.001. Bass-De Vries interviews (original deposit, appendix, and additional interviews) for The Transformation of Southern Politics: Social Change and Political Consequence Since...

SOHP Series B. Individual Biographies (603 items)

Creator: Southern Oral History Program

Date Deposited: 2015-07-22

Collection: Southern Oral History Program Interviews

Abstract: This series contains recordings of biographical interviews conducted by the staff of the SOHP and others, intended to address the contemporary dearth of personal letters and diaries written by notable citizens. Interviews with educators, business ...

SOHP Series C. Notable North Carolinians (1190 items)

Creator: Southern Oral History Program

Date Deposited: 2015-07-22

Collection: Southern Oral History Program Interviews

Abstract: Notable North Carolinians is an ongoing project to interview men and women in North Carolina who have made significant contributions to business, the arts, education, and politics.

SOHP Series D. Rural Electrification (123 items)

Creator: Southern Oral History Program

Date Deposited: 2015-07-20

Collection: Southern Oral History Program Interviews

Abstract: These interviews were conducted in rural areas of North Carolina for the 50th anniversary in 1985 of the Rural Electrification Administration. The project of the North Carolina Association of Electric Cooperatives explored the impact electricity had ...

SOHP Series E. Labor (744 items)

Creator: Southern Oral History Program

Date Deposited: 2015-07-22

Collection: Southern Oral History Program Interviews

Abstract: Interviews focus on the growth and development of organized labor in the American South and explore labor movements in mills, mines, agriculture, and the food service industry. Themes include strikes, life in mill villages, anti-unionism, and the ...

SOHP Series F. Fellowship of Southern Churchmen (172 items)

Creator: Southern Oral History Program

Date Deposited: 2015-07-20

Collection: Southern Oral History Program Interviews

Abstract: Interviews with members of the Fellowship of Southern Churchmen (FSC) were mostly conducted from 1983 to 1985. The FSC was originally called the Younger Churchmen of the South, and first met in May 1934 at Monteagle, Tenn. As an interracial and ...

SOHP Series G. Southern Women (1227 items)

Creator: Southern Oral History Program

Date Deposited: 2015-07-22

Collection: Southern Oral History Program Interviews

Abstract: Interviews in this series focus on women's participation in movements for social change. The idea for a series of interviews with southern women originated with Jacquelyn Hall's study, Revolt Against Chivalry: Jessie Daniel Ames and the Women's ...

SOHP Series H. Piedmont Industrialization, 1974-1980 (1455 items)

Creator: Southern Oral History Program

Date Deposited: 2015-07-22

Collection: Southern Oral History Program Interviews

Abstract: Interviews for Perspectives on Industrialization: The Piedmont Crescent of Industry, 1900-1940 project funded primarily by the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH). The project focuses on the impact of industrialization in seven main areas: ...

SOHP Series I. Business History (441 items)

Creator: Southern Oral History Program

Date Deposited: 2015-02-12

Collection: Southern Oral History Program Interviews

Abstract: Most interviews in this series focus on the growth and development of traditional and emergent North Carolina industries, including furniture, banking, tobacco products, textiles, poultry, food and food services, tourism, pharmaceuticals, computers, ...

SOHP Series J. Legal Professions (624 items)

Creator: Southern Oral History Program

Date Deposited: 2015-07-06

Collection: Southern Oral History Program Interviews

Abstract: Interviews conducted by students of the University of North Carolina School of Law with prominent lawyers and judges in North Carolina. Some of the lawyers interviewed are also politicians, who served in the North Carolina General Assembly or in the ...

SOHP Series K. Southern Communities (3898 items)

Creator: Southern Oral History Program

Date Deposited: 2011-11-28

Collection: Southern Oral History Program Interviews

Abstract: Series K contains interviews conducted in the course of community studies by students and faculty exploring questions of central concern to the humanities: What is the meaning of community? What role does historical memory play in coping with loss, ...

SOHP Series L. University of North Carolina (1757 items)

Creator: Southern Oral History Program

Date Deposited: 2015-07-23

Collection: Southern Oral History Program Interviews

Abstract: The University of North Carolina oral history interview series was initially developed as part of the university's bicentennial celebration in 1993. Interviewees include members of University of North Carolina classes from the 1920s and 1930s, former...

SOHP Series M. Black High School Principals (109 items)

Creator: Southern Oral History Program

Date Deposited: 2015-02-13

Collection: Southern Oral History Program Interviews

Abstract: Interviews with black high school principals in North Carolina conducted by Goldie Frinks Wells, a doctoral candidate at UNC Chapel Hill, as part of research for her dissertation, "A Comparison of the Role Perceptions of Black High School Principals...

SOHP Series N. Undergraduate Internship Program (195 items)

Creator: Southern Oral History Program

Date Deposited: 2015-09-14

Collection: Southern Oral History Program Interviews