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Oral Histories: Faculty, Staff, Students, in the Berea Sound Archives

Berea College Men's Basketball Oral History Collection, 1998-1999

Berea College Women’s Basketball Oral History Collection, 2008

Berea College Theatre Oral History Collection

Twenty one interviews with Berea College faculty and staff, some of whom were also Berea College alumni. (Follow links in box list to hear recordings and read transcripts.) The interviews document the development of the college's theatre activities including both the curricular program and the co-curricular Theatre Laboratory labor program. The time span of the interviewee's involvement with Berea's theatre program range from the 1930s to the then present, 1988. 

Berea College 1973-1975 Oral History Project Collection RG 14-14.04

Twenty-nine audio cassette recordings of individual interviews, group discussions, and oral presentations that document various aspects of Berea College and community history. The memory time span of the narrators ranges mostly from the 1920s to the early 1970s. The interviews were conducted by various faculty members and students in the class History 206 Fall 1973.

Berea College Faculty and Staff Oral History Collection 1983-1989   RG 14-14.05

Interviews with thirteen Berea College faculty and staff. Some of the individuals interviewed were also Berea College alumni; the College time span of several interviewees dated from the 1930s and 1940s.

Poverty Warriors Oral History Project (Appalachian Studies 286)

Nine interviews recorded by Berea College students in a course taught by Chris Green during the Summer of 2015. The interviews were conducted to supplement existing material on the Council of the Southern Mountains and the War on Poverty in eastern Kentucky. Participating students were Emily Carter, Raychel McKinney, Britney Napier, Alexandria Gaston, and Kayla (Kyle) Rector.