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Collection Details


Collection Name: Southern Communities: Listening for a Change - Miscellaneous Projects
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: K.2.
URL: http://www.lib.unc.edu/mss/inv/htm/04007.html#d0e34202
Description: The Listening for a Change project encompasses an overview series of interviews exploring the dramatic changes in North Carolina since World War II and a variety of community-based projects: the New Immigrants Project contains interviews with community leaders, long-time residents, and Latin American immigrants in North East Central Durham, N.C., a traditionally African American neighborhood where many Latino immigrants have settled; the Jewish Immigrants Project explores the recollections of six Jewish immigrants who came to North Carolina during the 1940s, 1950s, and 1960s; the Cary Heritage Museum's Oral History Project documents the history of Cary, N.C., through interviews with members of prominent Cary families; business people, the retired police chief and fire chief; and former Page-Walker Hotel owners; the West Charlotte High School Project focuses on school desegregation in Charlotte, N.C. The Coolemee project focused on interviewing working class African American residents of Coolemee, N.C., about their memories of working in the textile mill and living in the town. Note that subsequent Listening for a Change projects have been cataloged separately.
Broad Subjects: History; Communities
ASP Subjects: Immigrants--North Carolina; North Carolina; North Carolina--History; Oral history; United States
Collection Code: OHC0004621