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Oral Histories: Diversity, in the Berea Sound Archives

Berea College Selma to Montgomery Oral History Collection

Interviews and transcripts of interviews with former Berea College students and faculty who participated in the 1965 Selma to Montgomery voting rights march led by Dr.Martin Luther King, Jr.

Berea Community Collection BCA 0181 - Series 5: Interracial History - Oral History Interviews

Audio and video interview recordings with transcriptions, of Berea citizens discussing race relations and the impact of the Civil Rights Movement conducted over the time period 1989-2001.

Blount County Black History Project -Then and Now as Told by Those Who Lived It

Video recorded interviews with Blount County, Tennessee Black residents who helped shape the community during and after the integration of the schools in 1969.

Fellowship House Day Camp Oral History Collection

Interview recordings, interview logs / transcripts, photographs, and print material relating to the formation of the Knoxville, TN based Fellowship House organization and especially its integrated day camp operated 1950-1972.

Lincoln Institute Oral History Collection

Video recorded interviews of eighty-six individuals who were students at the Lincoln Institute at various times from the 1930s through 1966 (when the school closed).

Middletown School History Interviews 2006 / 2016

Interviews with former teachers and students of the Middletown Consolidated School which offered the only educational opportunity for African American students from Berea and southern Madison County, Kentucky from 1927-1963.

Mount Hope, West Virginia Oral History Project

An interracial documentary project looking back 50 years on Mount Hope, West Virginia. (2017-2018)

Pleasant Grove, North Carolina Community Listening Project

Local history and folklife documentation interviews in the Pleasant Grove community of Alamance County, North Carolina. The work was conducted in 2008 and 2010 under the auspices of the Alamance County Arts Council and the Occaneechi Band of the Saponi Nation.

Underground Railroad Upper Ohio River Valley

Interviews during 1996 documenting Underground Railroad activity in the upper Ohio River Valley.