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Oral histories (document genres)

 Subject
Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

Catch the Spirit of Appalachia Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 17-07
Content Description Catch the Spirit of Appalachia (CSA) was established in 1989 with the mission of “Planting the seeds of heritage through the arts.” CSA was cofounded by sisters Amy Ammons Garza and Doreyl Ammons Cain. Incorporated as a nonprofit organization in 1991, CSA accomplishes their mission through the painting of historical regional murals, publishing local writers, bestowing Appalachian Studies scholarships, encouraging the youth to learn and play mountain music, and by recording oral history and...
Dates: 1970 - 2010

Indian Oral History Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 81-16
Content Description The collection consists of a elective series of oral interviews copied by Dr. Theda Perdue for her book, Nations Remembered: An Oral History of the Five Civilized Tribes, 1865-1907.The interviews were originally assembled under the Works Progress Administration Project S-149, sponsored jointly by the University of Oklahoma and the Oklahoma Historical Society with headquarters at Muskogee during the 1930s.The project was conceived and carried on primarily with the...
Dates: 1937 - 1938

Webster Historical Society (Webster, NC)

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Identifier: MSS 80-61
Content Description The Webster Historical Society was founded in 1974 to collect and preserve the history of Webster, NC. From 1852-1913, Webster was the county seat for Jackson County.Much of the correspondence, business records, and legal papers pertain to the Long family. Among the items are several original deeds to Jackson County lands.There is a transcript of an interview with Claude Cowan conducted in 1975 by Mary Morris. Both Cowan and Morris were lifelong residents of...
Dates: 1819 - 1981

Western North Carolina Oral History Project Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 01-04
Content Description

The Western North Carolina Oral History Project contains interviews on a wide variety of topics from Western North Carolina residents.

Material type include literary productions and reports as well as audio.

Dates: 1998 - 2004

Western North Carolina Tomorrow’s Black Oral History Project

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Identifier: MSS 98-03
Scope and Contents In an attempt to piece together the history of Black people in western North Carolina, Western North Carolina Tomorrow (WNCT) conducted an oral history project. WNCT is a group composed of representatives from the various communities throughout the region. Although the contribution of the unique culture and history of the Southern Appalachian people to America is well documented, the important contribution and historical experience of the southern Appalachian Black family is a largely...
Dates: 1986 - 1989