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Southern blacks' migration to Pittsburgh oral history project

Repository: University of Pittsburgh. University Libraries. Archives Service Center

Collection Description (Extant): This oral history collection contains 23 interviews conducted by Peter Gottlieb for his Southern Blacks' Migration to Pittsburgh oral history project in 1976. It consists of 33 cassette tapes and nine interview indexes. The project documents the experience of individuals who migrated from the southern United States to the Pittsburgh area between 1916 and 1930. The content of the interviews span the life histories of the individuals from the turn of the century to 1976.

Access Copy Note: To protect their anonymity, the names of the interviewees are not listed in the finding aid. To gain access to the collection, a signed confidentiality agreement is required. No duplication may be made of the tapes. In attribution, users of the collection must maintain anonymity of interviewees; there can be no use of real names. Please contact the Archives Service Center for more information.

Date(s): 1916-1976

Digital Status: No

Existing IDs: AIS.1977.46

Extent: 33.0 cassette tapes (23 interviews)

Finding Aid URL: http://digital.library.pitt.edu/cgi-bin/f/findaid/findaid-idx?type=simple;c=ascead;view=text;subview=outline;didno=US-PPiU-ais197746 External Link

Language: English

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

Subjects:

African Americans--Migrations
African Americans--Pennsylvania
Rural-urban migration

Genres:

Interviews
Sound recordings

 

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