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Abstract This collection includes records for the Appalachian Oral History Project, a combined effort of Appalachian State University, Alice Lloyd College, Emory and Henry College, and Lees Junior College to document oral histories of the history and folklore of the central Appalachian region. Materials in this collection consist of interviews and records generated by Appalachian State University interviewers between 1973 and 1975. Records include audio interviews, administrative files, photographs, and...
Dates: 1850-1989; Majority of material found within 1965 - 1989
Abstract The Appalachian State University Oral History Projects, Audio Materials and Papers Collection is a mixture of audiocassettes from several oral history projects, conferences, and events, dating in the 1970s-1980s, some of which have been positively identified as to which project the interview is related while others are not. A few transcriptions, CD copies, and duplicates are also part of this collection.
Dates: 1971-2002, undated
Abstract The Carl Ross Papers is a collection of Carl Ross' academic research and students papers, predominantly from his classes on Appalachian Culture and History. The collection includes extensive materials on the history and architecture of the Brinegar Cabin located on the Blue Ridge Parkway. There are also a number of materials related to Dr. Ross' passion for the Civil War and living history programs. A bulk of the collection is centered around Ross' interest in Appalachian Studies and his work...
Dates: 1866-1989, undated
Abstract The Diane Price Papers includes interviews one through four and six (no number five) in a series entitled "The George Berry Interviews" dating July 1995 and April 1999, transcribed in 1999.
Abstract Freshman Seminar (now called First Year Seminar) was established at ASU in 1987 as a course to help students transition to college. The program operates within the University College, and all Appalachian students are required to take it. These records contain several VHS tapes pertaining to the history of Appalachian, as well as student papers, historical files, curriculum files and a file from the Educational Goals Task Force.
Dates: 1950-2007; Majority of material found within 1988 - 1998
Abstract The Hasil Adkins Papers and Music collection contains printed interviews, photographs, discography, and recorded music of Hasil Adkins, the Wild Man from West Virginia, dated 1955-1996.
Abstract Jerry Pope and Rebecca Williams Papers consist of oral history interviews of twenty-five Watauga County, North Carolina residents. Jerry Pope and Rebecca Williams' Interdisciplinary Studies students produced oral history audio cassettes and respective transcripts for Pope/Williams' Fall 2001 semester course, "Through the Gates: Performances Ventures Into the Community."
Abstract The Luray Greene Rominger Oral History Interviews collection consists of two audio cassettes with the transcripts of interviews of Grace C. Wilkins and Lisa P. Bryan in 2001.
Abstract The Lynne Getz Student Papers consist of oral history interviews of Watauga County, North Carolina residents conducted by Getz's public history students at Appalachian State University from 1997 to 2001. Transcripts of all interviews are available.
Abstract The Miscellaneous Oral History Transcripts consists of 41 transcriptions oral interviews of 49 Watauga County, North Carolina residents. Interviews were conducted in 1973 and 1997. Interviewees discuss folkways such as food and clothings, church participation, education, personal history, holiday traditions, wedding customs, local history, race relations, moonshining, and the Great Depression. The participants include influential Boone residents, natives of the Tamarack community (A.K.A....
Dates: 1973-1997, undated
Abstract This small collection consists of four typed pages of the Reminiscences of Joseph P. Lyle, Soldier in the Civil War, written as told by Carrie Summers Smith, no date given.
Abstract The Soul of the People Oral History Project Records is a collection of three original taped oral histories of Watauga County, North Carolina residents, Paula Fink, Nora Percival, and Eleanor Church for an Appalachian History class in 2009.
Abstract The collection contains interviews and biographical information on individuals interviewed by University of North Carolina students in the mid-to-late 1970s. Most of the interviews were collected in the vicinity of Catawba County, North Carolina.
Dates: 1977-1980, undated
Abstract This collection is from Susan Pepper, Professor of Appalachian Studies at Appalachian State University, that documents an oral history project in her class, AS/IDS 2410, in 2007 in which students interviewed people in the area, transcribed their recorded interviews, and wrote papers about the people and their interviews.
Abstract This collection contains oral history interviews conducted between 1956 and 2000. This oral history collections includes primarily former administrators, faculty, staff, retirees and students of Appalachian State University. Found in this collection are interviews of significant people like B.B. Dougherty, Satie Broyhill, Cratis Williams, Herbert Wey, Francis Borkowski, W.H. Plemmons, and Dr. Richard Howe. Many interviews conducted by the University Archivist, Ruth Currie. Included in this...
Dates: 1956-2000, Undated; Majority of material found within 1993 - 1998
Abstract The "Watauga County Times...Past" Records is a collection of materials generated by members and contributors of the Watauga County Historical Society. This collection contains incomplete issues of the "Watauga County Times...Past" publication, duplicated and original photographs used and not used for the journal as well as additional information to Watauga County history and Watauga County Historical Society's organizational history.
Dates: circa 1900-1990, undated