Joseph Thomas Mayner Oral History Interview

December 7, 2003; April 26, 2004
Oral History #OH0248
Creator(s)
Mayner, Joseph Thomas; Mayner, Joseph Kenneth
Physical description
0.005 Cubic Feet, 1 audiocassette, 1.83 hours, 12 pages ,
Preferred Citation
Joseph Thomas Mayner Oral History Interview (#OH0248), East Carolina Manuscript Collection, J. Y. Joyner Library, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina, USA.
Repository
ECU Manuscript Collection
Access
No restrictions

Two oral history interviews with Joseph Thomas Mayner. Oral history interview #1 (12/7/2003) in fulfillment of Dr. LuAnn Jones' History 5135 (Spring 2003) class requirments. Oral history agreement signed by Joseph Thomas Mayner, 12/7/2003, and Joseph Kenneth Mayner, 12/8/2003. See also related LuAnn Jones Collection #798.4.e. Oral history interview #2 (4/26/2004), as a follow-up of previous interview, was conducted for History 5960. See also related LuAnn Jones Collection #798.3.d.


Scope and arrangement

Both interviews are conducted in Autryville, N.C. (Sampson County) by Joseph Kenneth Mayner, son of Joseph Thomas Mayner.

Interview #1 pertains Joseph Thomas Mayner's life (ca. 1949-2003): education, blacks and segregation, hispanics, tobacco farm chores, Navy service, Roman Haas carpet factory (1972-1978), marriage, employment at Kelly-Springfield Tire Company, Fayetteville, NC, Sampson County industry, church life and business. 4 items. 15 p. 1 audio cassette (1 p.); 1 interview index (1 p.); 1 interview transcription, dated 12/7/2003 (12 p. typescript)

Interview #2 pertains to Joseph Thomas Mayner's life (ca. 1970's-2004): his employment at Kelly-Springfield Tire Company, Fayetteville, NC; union organization; and absence of blacks in Autryville. 3 items. 7 p. 1 audio cassette (1 p.); 1 interview description dated 4/27/2004 (5 p. typescript)


Administrative information
Processing information

Encoded by Nanette Hardison, February 24, 2009

Copyright notice

Literary rights to specific documents are retained by the authors or their descendants in accordance with U.S. copyright law.

General note

1949-2003


Key terms
Personal Names
Mayner, Joseph Thomas
Corporate Names
Kelly-Springfield Tire Company--Employees
Topical
African Americans--North Carolina--Autryville
Rug and carpet industry--Employees
Segregation--North Carolina--Autryville
Places
Autryville (N.C.)--History
Sampson County (N.C.)--Economic conditions--20th century