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Collection Details


Collection Name: Southern Communities: Listening for a Change - Tobacco, History, and Memory: Storytelling and Cultural Grieving in Eastern North Carolina
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.5.
URL: http://www.lib.unc.edu/mss/inv/htm/04007.html#d0e34202
Description: This collection of interviews by historians Lu Ann Jones and Charlie Thompson explores the dramatic changes in eastern North Carolina tobacco farming and farm communities since World War II. In addition to tracing the history of growing, cultivating, harvesting, and selling tobacco, interviewees speculate about what current developments in tobacco politics may mean for the future of tobacco farming.
Broad Subjects: Rural Life; Agriculture
ASP Subjects: Country life; North Carolina; North Carolina--History; Oral history; Storytelling; Tobacco farmers--North Carolina; Tobacco farms--North Carolina; Tobacco industry; United States
Collection Code: OHC0004624