Search

Everything In folder Within results

Current Folder

Interviews

Creator: Southern Oral History Program

H.001. Piedmont Industrialization: Badin, N.C. (30 items)

Creator: Southern Oral History Program

Date Deposited: 2015-07-22

Collection: Southern Oral History Program Interviews

Abstract: The interviews for this region document the transformation of a rural area into a company town, Badin, N.C., which was dominated by the Aluminum Company of America (ALCOA). The transformation began with the construction of a dam across the Yadkin ...

H.002. Piedmont Industrialization: Burlington, N.C. (238 items)

Creator: Southern Oral History Program

Date Deposited: 2015-07-22

Collection: Southern Oral History Program Interviews

Abstract: Burlington, N.C., is of particular significance for industrialization in the Piedmont because it was one of the first places where the textile industry took hold, and it eventually became the center for Burlington Industries, the largest textile ...

H.003. Piedmont Industrialization: Bynum, N.C. (192 items)

Creator: Southern Oral History Program

Date Deposited: 2015-07-22

Collection: Southern Oral History Program Interviews

Abstract: The Bynum, N.C., interviews focus on a company-owned cotton mill town in Chatham County, N.C. Bynum had its beginnings as the site of a grist mill located on the Bynum family property. In 1872, Luther and Carney Bynum and neighbors ...

H.004. Piedmont Industrialization: Catawba, N.C. (235 items)

Creator: Southern Oral History Program

Date Deposited: 2015-07-22

Collection: Southern Oral History Program Interviews

Abstract: The Catawba, N.C., interviews focus on the industrialization of an entire county. Cotton manufacturing began in Catawba County as early as 1816, but substantial industrial development in Catawba came with the railroads. Hickory and Conover, the ...

H.005. Piedmont Industrialization: Charlotte, N.C. (137 items)

Creator: Southern Oral History Program

Date Deposited: 2015-07-22

Collection: Southern Oral History Program Interviews

Abstract: Charlotte, N.C., has been a focal point for economic development in the Piedmont region. During the antebellum period, Charlotte was a small market town, with only 3,000 citizens in 1860. In spite of its small size, it became an important trade ...

H.006. Piedmont Industrialization: Durham, N.C. (263 items)

Creator: Southern Oral History Program

Date Deposited: 2015-07-22

Collection: Southern Oral History Program Interviews

Abstract: The Durham, N.C., interviews document the experiences of workers in the city's tobacco, textile, and hosiery industries. Durham began its transformation from a crossroads into a major industrial city with the completion of the railroad line between ...

H.007. Piedmont Industrialization: Greenville, S.C. (110 items)

Creator: Southern Oral History Program

Date Deposited: 2015-07-22

Collection: Southern Oral History Program Interviews

Abstract: These interviews focus on the development of the textile industry in Greenville, S.C. Before the Civil War, Greenville served as a county seat, a center for grain milling, and a summer vacationing area for Low Country planters. In the 1880s, ...

H.008. Piedmont Industrialization: Piedmont, Miscellaneous (148 items)

Creator: Southern Oral History Program

Date Deposited: 2015-07-22

Collection: Southern Oral History Program Interviews

Abstract: Interviews in this group reflect the theme of the "Perspectives on Industrialization: The Piedmont Crescent of Industry, 1900-1940" project, but either were not conducted in any of the original seven communities or were done after the completion of ...

H.009. Piedmont Industrialization: Farmville, N.C. (72 items)

Creator: Southern Oral History Program

Date Deposited: 2015-07-22

Collection: Southern Oral History Program Interviews

Abstract: Interviews about industry in Farmville, N.C., were done by Scott Ellsworth of Duke University in 1977.

H.010. Piedmont Industrialization: Elizabethton, Tenn. (20 items)

Creator: Southern Oral History Program

Date Deposited: 2015-07-22

Collection: Southern Oral History Program Interviews

Abstract: Interviews are chiefly about the strike in 1929 by textile workers in Elizabethton, Tenn.

I.001. Business History: Hostile Takeover Project (28 items)

Creator: Southern Oral History Program

Date Deposited: 2015-07-23

Collection: Southern Oral History Program Interviews

Abstract: The four Hostile Takeover Project interviews are with representatives of Goodyear Tire and Rubber Company; Heublein, Inc.; Microdot, Inc.; and Richardson-Vicks, Inc. Interviewees talk about their experiences during hostile takeover attempts on their ...

I.002. Business History: North Carolina Business History Project (157 items)

Creator: Southern Oral History Program

Date Deposited: 2015-07-23

Collection: Southern Oral History Program Interviews

Abstract: North Carolina Business History Project interviews are with leaders of traditional and emergent North Carolina industries, including furniture, banking, tobacco products, textiles, poultry, food and food services, tourism, pharmaceuticals, computers...

I.003. Business History: Hickory Springs Manufacturing Company (252 items)

Creator: Southern Oral History Program

Date Deposited: 2015-07-23

Collection: Southern Oral History Program Interviews

Abstract: These 61 interviews with 51 individuals selected by the Hickory Springs Manufacturing Company were designed to unearth and preserve knowledge about the company, the families in positions of leadership, the industry, and the region. Hickory Springs ...

K.001. Southern Communities: Individual Projects (1324 items)

Creator: Southern Oral History Program

Date Deposited: 2015-11-20

Collection: Southern Oral History Program Interviews

Abstract: Interviews in this series explore the meaning of community and the role of historical memory.

K.001.001. Southern Communities: Cane Creek Project (118 items)

Creator: Southern Oral History Program

Date Deposited: 2015-07-22

Collection: Southern Oral History Program Interviews

Abstract: Cane Creek interviews explore the controversy in the late 1970s and early 1980s between residents of dairy farming community, Cane Creek, N.C., and the Orange County Water and Sewer Authority (OWASA). OWASA's proposal to construct a reservoir that ...

K.001.002. Southern Communities: Coastal Carolina Project (303 items)

Creator: Southern Oral History Program

Date Deposited: 2015-07-22

Collection: Southern Oral History Program Interviews

Abstract: Coastal Carolina interviews focus on North Carolina counties where World War II defense industries and military bases sparked rapid and unprecedented change. The coast with its sharecroppers, small farmers, fishing villages, and timber camps, was ...

K.001.003. Southern Communities: White Furniture Company of Mebane Project (143 items)

Creator: Southern Oral History Program

Date Deposited: 2015-07-22

Collection: Southern Oral History Program Interviews

Abstract: Interviews are with residents of Mebane, N.C. and former employees of White Furniture Company of Mebane, which closed its doors in 1993. Interviewees discuss the plant's importance to the town and the history of the company, which until it closed ...

K.001.004. Southern Communities: Hindu Temple in Morrisville Project (26 items)

Creator: Southern Oral History Program

Date Deposited: 2015-07-22

Collection: Southern Oral History Program Interviews

Abstract: Interviews are with first and second generation Indian-Americans living in the Raleigh-Durham-Chapel Hill area of North Carolina. Interviewees discuss the desire to preserve Indian culture and heritage in the United States, generational differences ...

K.001.005. Southern Communities: Mountain Voices (375 items)

Creator: Southern Oral History Program

Date Deposited: 2015-07-22

Collection: Southern Oral History Program Interviews

Abstract: 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 ...

K.001.006. Southern Communities: Chatham Voices (116 items)

Creator: Southern Oral History Program

Date Deposited: 2015-07-22

Collection: Southern Oral History Program Interviews

Abstract: Interviews were conducted during the fall of 1999 by UNC Chapel Hill graduate and undergraduate students enrolled in an oral history course. Students engaged community members of Chatham County, N.C., in discussions about the county's history since ...