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Collection Details


Collection Name: Special Research Projects: New Hope Community
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: R.15.
URL: http://www.lib.unc.edu/mss/inv/htm/04007.html#d0e51359
Description: Interviews conducted by Kieran Taylor about the history of and community life in the New Hope community in Orange County, N.C., near Chapel Hill, N.C. Interviews discuss Blackwood and Strayhorn family history, history of the Blackwood farm, truck farming, farm life, their church community, and education, among other topics. Nannie Blackwood also described her work as a nurse at Watts Hospital in Durham, N.C.
Estimated Total of Interviews: 2
Broad Subjects: Relationships; Domestic life; Rural Life; Agriculture
ASP Subjects: Agriculture; Chapel Hill, NC; Family farms--North Carolina; Family--History; Family--North Carolina; Farm life; North Carolina; Oral history; Rural conditions--North Carolina; United States
Collection Code: OHC0004615