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Collection Details


Collection Name: Rural Electrification, 1984-1985
Repository Name: University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. Wilson Library. Manuscript Collection. Southern Oral History Program [Repository Details]
Repository Location: Chapel Hill, North Carolina, United States
Local Identifier: D.
URL: http://www.lib.unc.edu/mss/inv/htm/04007.html#d0e18248
Dates Spanned: 1984-1985
Description: From June 1984 to May 1985, the North Carolina Association of Electric Cooperatives conducted interviews with more than 40 North Carolinians in all parts of the state about the differences electricity had made in their daily lives. The Rural Electrification Project, directed by Lu Ann Jones, a former graduate student at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, was partially funded by the North Carolina Humanities Committee, and was produced to coincide with the 50th anniversary of the Rural Electrification Administration in 1985.
Broad Subjects: Science and Technology; Rural Life
ASP Subjects: Country life--Effect of electricity on; Electricity; North Carolina; Oral history; Rural conditions--North Carolina; Southern States; United States
Collection Code: OHC0004585