The Civil Rights History Project: Survey of Collections and Repositories
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
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
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
African Americans--Civil rights--Virginia
Shenandoah River Valley (Va. and W. Va.)