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3417
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\"Behind the Veil,\" an oral history project of Duke University's Center for Documentary Studies, is a collection of interviews of over 1,200 African-Americans who lived during the Jim Crow era in the South.
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Coastwatch (NoCar QH 91 A1 N62x), Vol. Issue , Summer 1997, p21-23, il Periodical Website
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4755
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East Carolina University faculty members discuss their projects in collecting first-person accounts of modern history. Lu Ann Jones (History) discusses her interviews with farmers about agriculture from the 1930s to the present; Don Lennon (Joyner Special Collections) describes the collection's 200-plus oral histories of notable North Carolinians and the Naval Academy Class of 1941; Reginald Watson, Sharon Raynor, and Seodial Deena (English) collect oral histories of Afro-American soldiers' experiences before, during, and after the Vietnam War; and Russell E. Tranbarger (Nursing) collects oral histories of graduates of male nursing schools.
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Edge (NoCar LD 1741 E44 E33), Vol. Issue , Spring 2000, p13-15, il Periodical Website
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5032
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The Cape Hatteras Lighthouse is one of the nation's most well-known sea coast sentinels. An oral history project of Shelton-Roberts's records the history of people who called the lighthouse their home during the early days of the 20th century. There are over 1,200 direct descendants of the Cape Hatteras Lighthouse keepers, and their stories reveal much about life on this remote island.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 68 Issue 12, May 2001, p62-70, il, por Periodical Website
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24501
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In 2015, UNC Chapel Hill’s Southern Oral History Program (SOHP) celebrated its fortieth anniversary. This article includes an interview with SOHP Director, Malinda Maynor Lowery, who discusses the current projects SOHP is working on and the ways in which the program strives to include Digital Humanities in its work.
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29826
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The Center for Cultural Preservation presents a film documentary on the 1916 flood that devastated Asheville and Western North Carolina. The film features oral histories of survivors and tells the story of how communities were able to overcome flooding impacts and rebuild their lives.
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30565
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Industrialization, as a focus for historians, may reveal patterns of development, industrial evolution, labor supply, raw materials and capital throughout the state. Source material for industrialization studies may be found in the statistical documents of government publications, manuscripts of prominent industrialists, business records, oral histories and material culture.
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31367
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Rural electrification helped to create a whole new way of life for rural people. North Carolina’s rural electric cooperatives have launched a statewide oral history project to preserve the personal recollections of early co-op organizers and the first generation of Tar Heel co-op consumer-members. About fifty volunteers will be tape recording interviews with members and pioneer co-op directors and employees as part of the project.
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37361
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Perhaps not widely known is the role Washington played for escaped slaves, in securing freedom in a passage to the North. As for prior to slaves’ arrival at the Underground Railroad, noted were codes, songs, and quilt patterns containing information about planned escapes and uprisings on plantations. Also discussed was factors behind choosing Washington as a thoroughfare and information not so widely known related to the Underground Railroad. As for information collaborating with oral histories compiled by the Works Project Administration in the 1920s and 1930s, noted also was local Leesa Jones’s efforts in gathering orally passed down information from other locals about these topics.