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Shenandoah Valley oral history project

Repository: James Madison University Libraries. Special Collections

Collection Description (Extant): The Shenandoah Valley Oral History Project was initiated by Professor Daniel Kerr at James Madison University in the fall of 2005 as a component of History 339, Selected Themes in U.S. History. Students conducted and transcribed the interviews of Shenandoah Valley residents, primarily in Rockingham and Augusta Counties. Interview topics range from the poultry industry, labor and civil rights activism, Native Americans, Latino immigrants, ex-offenders, the homeless, and gays, lesbians and bisexuals.

Access Copy Note: Transcripts are available online through the finding aid.

Collection URL: http://web.jmu.edu/history/NewOralHistory.html External Link

Digital Status: No

Existing IDs: SdArch 29

Extent: .63 linear feet; one Hollinger box plus digital material

Finding Aid URL: http://www.lib.jmu.edu/special/OralHistory/SdArch029/S029FA.aspx External Link

Language: English

Related Archival Items: See the oral history of Betty Kilby Fisher in the Paulette Films collection.

Interviewees: Betty Kilby Fisher, Pat Morrison, Julia Patterson, Tom Peachy, Monica Robinson

Rights (CRHP): Contact the repository which holds the collection for information on rights

Subjects:

African Americans--Civil rights--Virginia
School integration--Virginia
Shenandoah River Valley (Va. and W. Va.)

Genres:

Interviews
Manuscripts
Sound recordings
Transcripts

 

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