The Civil Rights History Project: Survey of Collections and Repositories
Miscellaneous oral history transcripts
Repository: Appalachian State University. Belk Library
Collection Description (Extant): The Miscellaneous Oral History Transcripts consists of 41 transcriptions oral interviews of 49 Watauga County, North Carolina residents. Interviews were conducted in 1973 and 1974.
This collection contains the oral histories of Watauga County, North Carolina residents. Interviewees discuss folkways such as food and clothings, church participation, education, personal history, holiday traditions, wedding customs, local history, race relations, moonshining, and the Great Depression. The participants include influential Boone residents, natives of the Tamarack community (A.K.A. Pottertown), and African-Americans.
Digital Status: No
Existing IDs: 225
Extent: 0.75 linear feet, 2 archival boxes
Finding Aid: yes
Finding Aid URL: http://www.library.appstate.edu/appcoll/ead2002/225oral.xml/ead2html
Interviewees: Gertrude Tolbert Folk, Rev. Ronda Horton, Nell Ray, W. C. (Bill) Smith
Rights (CRHP): Contact the repository which holds the collection for information on rights
North Carolina--Race relations
School integration--North Carolina
Watauga County (N.C.)