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Collection Details


Collection Name: Black Appalachians Oral History Project, 1991
Repository Name: Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University. Archives [Repository Details]
Repository Location: Blacksburg, Virginia, United States
Dates Spanned: 1991-1991
Description: Oral history interviews (22 on 25 tapes) conducted by Dr. Michael Cooke of Virginia Tech of and about blacks in Appalachia, predominantly in Montgomery County, Virginia. Interviewees include Frank Bannister, Leola Burns Alexandra Burford, Roxie Ida Byson, Rice Dobbins, James E. Dow, Rosa Thomas Holmes, Charles A. Johnson, Thompson V. Lester, Elizabeth Lester, Walter H. Lewis, William Burrell Morgan, W. Waymon Pack, Cora Pack, J. Homer Pack, Christine P. Price, Valerie Scott, Mason Scott, Homer C. Sherman, James E. Sherman, Ellison A. Smyth (transcript available), James C. Wade, and Sarah J. Wade.
Finding Aid: Black Appalachians Oral History Project, 1991
Broad Subjects: Geography; Ethnic groups
ASP Subjects: African Americans; African Americans--Appalachian Region; Appalachian Mountain States; Appalachian Mountains; Appalachian Mountains--History; Appalachian Region; Appalachian Region--History; Oral history; United States
Collection Code: OHC0002916