Guide to the Northern Virginia Oral History Project collection, 1958-1996 Northern Virginia Oral History Project C0030

A Guide to the Northern Virginia Oral History Project collection

A Collection in
Special Collections and Archives
Collection Number C0030


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Repository
George Mason University. Special Collections and Archives.
Collection number
C0030
Title
Northern Virginia Oral History Project collection 1958-1996
Physical Characteristics
2.5 linear feet
Creator
Northern Virginia Oral History Project
Language
English
Abstract
The collection contains 96 taped interviews of Northern Virginia residents. Transcripts or abstracts accompany most of the recordings. Topics such as agriculture, development, education, health, politics, transportation, and religion, with respect to Northern Virginia in the 19th and 20th centuries, are discussed.

Administrative Information

Access Restrictions

Collection is open to research although some interviews may have restrictions.

Use Restrictions

There may be use restrictions on some of the interviews.

Preferred Citation

Northern Virginia Oral History Project collection, Collection #C0030, Special Collections and Archives, George Mason University.

Custodial History

The collection was previously housed in the Fairfax County Library from 1962-1983. It was transferred to George Mason University Libraries in 1984.

Acquisition Information

Collection donated by the Fairfax City Regional Library in 1992. Additional interviews added in 1996.

Processing Information

Processed by Special Collections and Archives staff. EAD markup completed in February 2009 by Eron Ackerman and Jordan Patty.


Historical Information

The Northern Virginia Oral History Project Collection is comprised of interviews conducted between 1962 and 1983. The interviews document community and family life, and careers in the Northern Virginia Area as well as changes in Northern Virginia since World War II.

Scope and Content

The collection contains 96 taped interviews of Northern Virginia residents. Transcripts or abstracts accompany most of the recordings. Topics such as agriculture, development, education, health, politics, transportation, and religion, with respect to Northern Virginia in the 19th and 20th centuries, are discussed.

The eighty interviews in Series 1, taped between 1958 and 1983, document community and family life, careers, etc. in the Northern Virginia Area. The sixteen interviews in Series 2, conducted in 1982-1983, deal primarily with changes in Northern Virginia since World War II. The transcripts are in Series 3. Series 4 contains the Northern Virginia Leadership Project interviews. Roy Rosenzweig, a professor in Mason's History Department, supervised the final phase of the project. The Northern Virginia Leadership Project is a collection of interviews with prominent figures from the Northern Virginia area. The collection includes 9 interviews conducted between the years 1990 and 1996.

Arrangement

Organized into four series.

Series 1: Northern Virginia Community, 1958-1983 Series 2: Northern Virginia Changes, 1982-1986 Series 3: Transcripts, 1962-1983 Series 4: Northern Virginia Leadership Project, 1990-1996

Related Material

Special Collections and Archives also holds many other oral histories about Northern Virginia, particularly Reston, Virginia.

Separated Material


Index Terms

    Geographical Names:

  • Virginia, Northern--History.

Contents List

Series 1: Northern Virginia Community,
1958-1983
  • TC 3 Vault
    ADAMS, IDA. Reminiscences of two former students at Forestville School, Great Falls, VA December 21,1969
    1 sound cassette (45 min) mono.; 1 abstract (1p)
  • TC 3 Vault
    ALDEN ROBERT M. Life in Lewinsville, Langley, and McLean, VA(ca 1800-1960) with particular focus on Lewinsville Presbyterian Church September 23,1973
    1 sound cassette (37 min) mono.; 1 sound tape reel
  • TC 3 Vault
    BAILEY, CHARLES. The Navy School and other schools in Pender,VA May 6,1970
    1 sound Cassette (11 min) mono.; 1 sound tape reel(master); 1 abstract (1p)
  • TC 3 Vault
    BATES, MILDRED. Life in the Community (1917-1945). February 9, 1983
    1 sound cassette (45 min) mono.; 1 abstract (1p)
  • TC 3 Vault
    BEARD JOSEPH. Agricultural practices and farm life in Fairfax County, VA. November 21, 1974
    1 sound cassette (60 min) mono.; 1 sound tape reel(master); 21 page transcript
  • TC 3 Vault
    BEARD, JOSEPH. Fairfax County Library National Book Week. April 19, 1974.
    1 sound cassettes
  • TC 3 Vault
    BEARD, JOSEPH. Community and family life in Floris and Herndon, VA January 23,1979
    1 sound cassette (60 min) mono.; 25 page transcript
  • TC 3 Vault
    BEARD, JOSEPH. Dairy farming in Fairfax County, VA in the 1930s with emphasis on the Agricultural Adjustment Act of 1933 March 6, 1979
    1 sound cassette (60 min) mono.; 25 page transcript
  • TC 3 Vault
    BEARD, JOSEPH. Reminiscences of Fairfax County, Va Agricultural Agent August 9, 1975
    2 sound cassette (120 min) mono.; 1 abstract (4p)
  • TC 3 Vault
    BENNETT, MABEL. Community Life at Fairfax Court House (c.1900-80) with Elsie Lucas. December 6,1982
    1 sound cassette; 1 abstract (1p)
  • TC 3 Vault
    BESLEY, OLIVER W., Jr. Wakefield Chapel, Fairfax County, VA November 10, 1976
    1 sound cassette (60 min) mono.; 11 page transcript(missing 10/92) abstract (4p)
  • TC 3 Vault
    BIRCH, ALVIN ASHTON. Schools and transportation in Fairfax County, VA. A
    1 sound cassette (60 min) mono.; 1 sound tape reel(master).; 1 abstract(2p.)
  • TC 3 Vault
    BIRCH, ALVIN ASHTON. Work and religion in Pender, VA January 6, 1977
    1 sound cassette (60 min) mono.; 12 page transcript.
  • TC 3 Vault
    BLACK, ELIZABETH. Community life in Dunn-Loring, VA June 21, 1971
    2 sound cassette (90 min) mono.; 1 sound tape reel(master).; 1 abstract (2p).
  • TC 3 Vault
    BLAKE, RONALD. Schools, farming, and transportation in Oakton, VA December 21, 1969
    1 sound cassette (25 min) mono.; 1 sound tape reel(master).; 1 abstract (1p.).
  • TC 3 Vault
    BLES, MARCUS J.July 22, 1975.
    1 sound cassette
  • TC 3 Vault
    BOSTON, MERVIN. Family life in McLean, Va March 8,1973
    2 sound cassette (90 min) mono.; 1 sound tape reel(master).; 1 abstract (2p.).
  • TC 3 Vault
    BOWMAN, LEONARD WILBUR. Oakton History including Church of the Brethren, electric railway, dairies, Hell's Hole, FFA, 4-H, Electric Railway in Oakton. September 17,1981
    1 sound cassette.
  • TC 3 Vault
    BRECKENRIDGE, ALMA WILLIAMS. School in Herndon, VA
    1 sound cassette (35 min) mono.; 1 sound tape reel (master).; 1 abstract (1p)
  • TC 3 Vault
    BROWN, EARL 1970
  • TC 3 Vault
    BRUMSTED, MARGARETH R.August 23, 1984.
    3 sound cassettes
  • TC 3 Vault
    BUCKMAN, BERTHA. Woodlawn School, Fairfax County, VA April 28, 1970
    1 sound cassette (60 min) mono.; 1 sound tape reel (master)., 1 abstract (2p.).
  • TC 3 Vault
    BUCKMAN, CHRISTINE April 28,1970
  • TC 3 Vault
    BUCKMAN, HORACE April 28,1970
  • TC 3 Vault
    CANTERBURY, TED. Burke Center. August 22, 1985
    1 sound cassette.
  • TC 3 Vault
    CARTER, RENA. Schools in Fairfax County, VA February 20, 1970
    1 sound cassette (18 min) mono.; 1 sound tape reel (master).; 12 page transcript.
  • TC 3 Vault
    CECCHI, GIUSEPPE. Burke Center Development. August 27, 1985.
    1 sound cassette; 15 page transcript.
  • TC 3 Vault
    CHASE, SANDRA. Wakefield Chapel, Fairfax County, VA and its environs December 8,1976
    1 sound cassette (30 min) mono.; 8 page transcript.
  • TC 3 Vault
    CLEVELAND, JAMES. Reston. February 4, 1982
    1 sound cassette
  • TC 3 Vault
    COBB, NORMAN. Oakton History including Gray's florist business, Gray subdivision, van der Vies competition, Oakton School, Oaktan as a farming community, Fairfax Court House, and Vienna banking November 21, 1980
    1 sound cassette
  • TC 3 Vault
    COCKRELL, ALFRED H. December 11. 1971
    1 sound cassette
  • TC 3 Vault
    COOPER, MATTIE April 28, 1970
    1 sound cassette (18 min) mono.; 1 sound tape reel (master).; 12 page transcript.
  • TC 3 Vault
    CORNER, CHARLOTTE. Community life in McLean, VA with emphasis on schools and transportation. August 12, 1971
    1 sound cassette (60 min) mono.; 1 sound reel (master).; 43 page transcript.
  • TC 3 Vault
    CROLL, DONALD L. Wakefield Chapel, Fairfax County, VA: legal aspects of its deed of trust February 20, 1970
    1 sound cassette (30 min) mono.; 3 page transcript.
  • TC 3 Vault
    CROSS, MARY KENYON. Oakton History, WWI, Kenyon Family, Arlington-Fairfax Electric Railroad, Church of the Brethren, Methodist Church, Whitesells, Cobbs, Bowmans, Millers October 28, 1980
    1 sound cassette
  • TC 3 Vault
    DANISAVAGE, GLORIA. Preservation of Wakefield Chapel, Fairfax County, VA January 22, 1977
    1 sound cassette (60 min) mono.; 13 page transcript.
  • TC 3 Vault
    DANISAVAGE, VICTOR January 22, 1977
    1 sound cassette (18 min) mono.; 1 sound tape reel (master).; 12 page transcript.
  • TC 3 Vault
    DOUGLAS, HENRY H. Early Roads in Northern Virginia; Part I August 1, 1974
    1 sound cassette
  • TC 3 Vault
    DOWNEY, JERRY. September 29, 1975
    1 sound cassette
  • TC 3 Vault
    DOWNS, JOE. Fairfax Then and Now Lecture. October 17, 1972
    1 sound cassette
  • TC 3 Vault
    DUNN, PEARL Family life in Merrifield, VA August 20, 1971
    1 sound tape reel (master); 31 page transcript.
  • TC 3 Vault
    DWYER, HOBART March 8, 1973
  • TC 3 Vault
    DWYER, HOBART. Community life in the McLean and Langley, VA area: with emphasis on the "Strawberry Vale" house February 12, 1973
    1 sound cassette (60 min) mono.; 1 sound tape reel (master).; 1 abstract(2p.).
  • TC 3 Vault
    ELLIOT, JEAN. Fairfax Then and Now: a lecture titled "Potpourri of Alexandria" September 26, 1972
    1 sound tape reel (master); 1 abstract (1p.).
  • TC 3 Vault
    ELLMORE, ELIZABETH. Community life in Floris, VA March 8, 1979
    1 sound cassette (60 min) mono.; 25 page transcript.
  • TC 3 Vault
    ELLMORE, EMMA March 8,1979
  • TC 3 Vault
    ELLMORE, EMMA. Reminiscences of a Fairfax County VA. teacher with emphasis on her "Citizen of the Year" award. March 21, 1971
    1 sound cassette (60 min) mono.; 1 sound tape reel (master).; 1 abstract (2p)
  • TC 3 Vault
    FARRELL, ESTON C. December 9, 1982
  • TC 3 Vault
    FERGUSON, LULAH B. Reminiscences of a school teacher in Falls Church, Floris, Herndon, and Vienna, Va August 16, 1971
    1 sound cassette (28 min) mono.; 1 sound reel tape(master).; 19 page transcript.
  • TC 3 Vault
    FIFER, CARSON LEE, JR. Family life at Mount Eagle, Fairfax County, VA July 1, 1981
    1 sound cassette (30 min) mono.; 1 abstract (2p.).
  • TC 3 Vault
    FIFER, CARSON LEE SR. Community and family at Mt. Eagle, Fairfax County, VA (c.1941-62) April 4, 1981
    Abstract
  • TC 3 Vault
    FLAKNE, JOSEPH. December 23, 1983
    2 sound cassettes
  • TC 3 Vault
    FORD, W. HAROLD. Reminiscences of former teachers in Fairfax County, VA. December 13, 1970
    1 sound cassette (60 min) mono.; 1 sound tape reel (master).; 1 abstract (2p.).
  • TC 3 Vault
    FORSYTHE, EDWIN. December 8-9, 1982
    1 sound cassettes
  • TC 3 Vault
    GAMBLE, ROBERT S. Herndon Historical Meeting: Sully Plantation October 9, 1975
    1 sound cassette.
  • TC 3 Vault
    GANTT, FLOYD March 8, 1973
    1 sound cassette (18 min) mono.; 1 sound tape reel (master).; 12 page transcript.
  • TC 3 Vault
    GANTT, FLOYD February 12, 1973
  • TC 3 Vault
    GANTT, JOHN February 12, 1973
  • TC 3 Vault
    GARDNER, WILLIAM. Lecture on the History of Indians in NOVA. October 24, 1972
    1 sound cassette
  • TC 3 Vault
    HAIGHT, ALEX. May 5, 1971
    1 sound cassette
  • TC 3 Vault
    HAIGHT, ALEX. July 15, 1971
    1 sound cassette
  • TC 3 Vault
    HAIGHT, ALEX. September 13, 1971
    2 sound cassettes
  • TC 3 Vault
    HAIGHT, ALEX. Visit to Little Sully. March 23, 1973
    1 sound cassette
  • TC 3 Vault
    HALL, NACY. Reminiscences of a teacher in Fairfax County VA, including a discussion of her father, Milton D. Hall, Superintendent of Schools for Fairfax County March 15, 1970
    1 sound cassette (60 min) mono.; 1 sound tape reel (master).; 24 page transcript.
  • TC 3 Vault
    HARRISON, HOLDEN March 6, 1979
  • TC 3 Vault
    HARRISON, HOLDEN. Dairy farming in Herndon and Floris, VA February 5, 1979
    1 sound cassette (60 min) mono.; 22 page transcript.
  • TC 3 Vault
    HARRISON, HOLDEN. Reminiscences of a dairy farmer in Herndon, VA March 4,1981
    1 sound cassette (60 min) mono.; 11 page transcript.
  • TC 3 Vault
    HARRISON, LOUISE PRESGRAVE February 5, 1979
    1 sound cassette (60 min) mono.; 11 page transcript.
  • TC 3 Vault
    HARRISON, LOUISE PRESGRAVE. Teaching in Fairfax County, VA May 14,1970
    1 sound cassette (58 min) mono.; 1 sound tape reel(master); 24 page transcript.
  • TC 3 Vault
    HARRISON, RAY February 5,1979
  • TC 3 Vault
    HATCH,DR. WINSLOW. McLean Historic Sites January 19,1975
    2 sound cassette
  • TC 3 Vault
    HAWXHURST, RICHARD W. Oakton History, Squire Ernest Smith, Toll gates, Robert Burley, Chain Bridge Road, Hell's Hole, Difficult Run, Waple Farm, Electric Trolley Line, Brethren Church, Hawxhurst Family September 10, 1980
    1 sound cassette
  • TC 3 Vault
    HEALY, MICHAEL. August 20, 1981
    1 sound cassette
  • TC 3 Vault
    HENDERSON, EDWIN B. Black education in Fairfax County, VA public schools(1920-1950) with particular focus on the James Lee Elementary School June 13, 1969
    1 sound cassette (30 min) mono.; 1 sound tape reel (master); 14 page transcript.
  • TC 3 Vault
    HENDERSON, EDWIN B. Community life in the Falls Church and Tysons areas of Northern Virginia (ca. 1910-1960) with particular focus on black churches, schools, and organizations 1962
    2 sound cassette (120 min) mono.; 48 page transcript.
  • TC 3 Vault
    HENDERSON, EDWIN B. Race relations, education, and social life in Northern Virginia and Washington, D.C. 1965
    1 sound cassette (60 min) mono.; 21 page transcript.
  • TC 3 Vault
    HENDERSON, MARRY ELLEN June 13,1969
  • TC 3 Vault
    HINE, ETHEL LYNN June 21,1971
  • TC 3 Vault
    HIRST, EDNA B. Family and community life in Annandale, VA with particular focus on church attendance January 25,1977
    1 sound cassette (30 min) mono.; 9 page transcript.
  • TC 3 Vault
    HOGE, DOROTHY December 13,1970
  • TC 3 Vault
    HOGE, DOROTHY May 14,1970
    1 sound cassette (60 min) mono.; 11 page transcript.
  • TC 3 Vault
    HOGE, DOROTHY. Reminiscences of the principal of Hayfield Elementary School, Fairfax County June 8,1970
    1 sound cassette (30 min) mono.; 1 sound tape reel (master).;1 abstract (2p.).
  • TC 3 Vault
    HOLLAND, WILL. Tomb Guard (George Washington's ) Speech December 1958
    1 sound cassette (60 min) mono.; 11 page transcript.
  • TC 3 Vault
    HONESTY, COLUMBUS C. Life in the black community of Vienna, VA. September 11,1972
    1 sound cassette (45 min) mono.; 1 sound tape reel (master).; 1 abstract (1p.).
  • TC 3 Vault
    HUGHES, ADRIAN April 28,1970
  • TC 3 Vault
    HUGHES, RALPH AND PAT. Oakton Trolley Station February 5, 1989
    1 sound cassette; 5 page transcript.
  • TC 3 Vault
    INGEBRETSIN, KARL. August 25, 1981
    1 sound cassette
  • TC 3 Vault
    JACKSON, JOHN. with granddaughter Denise Johnson. February 2, 1988
    2 sound cassettes
  • TC 3 Vault
    JACKSON, SELENA. December 9, 1983
    1 sound cassette
  • TC 3 Vault
    JONES, REV. ALBERT. Off the Record Club; the vestry in Va. history. September 14, 1974
    2 sound cassettes
  • TC 3 Vault
    JONES, REXTON. County doctors in Fairfax County, VA (ca. 1890 1930) with emphasis on Dr. James Tasker Jones and the Herndon area. February 7,1973
    2 sound cassettes (75 min) mono.; 1 sound tape reel(master).; 1 abstract (2p.).
  • TC 3 Vault
    KEITH, JAMES. Reminiscences of a member of the Fairfax County (VA) Board of Supervisors (ca. 1956-62) with particular emphasis on politics, transportation, and suburbanization March 11,1974
    1 sound cassette (60 min) mono.; 1 sound tape reel(master).; 16 page transcript.
  • TC 3 Vault
    KEPHART, HERMAN. Community life in Herndon, VA (ca.1920-1960) with particular focus on schools, employers, and suburbanization March 16,1973
    1 sound cassette (60 min) mono.; 1 sound tape reel (master).; 1 abstract (2p.).
  • TC 3 Vault
    KIRBY, MARVIN. Community life in McLean, VA. (ca.1900-1970) January 24, 1971
    1 sound cassette (60 min) mono.; 7 page transcript.
  • TC 3 Vault
    LANDES, MELVIN December 13,1970
    1 sound cassette (60 min) mono.; 11 page transcript.
  • TC 3 Vault
    LANDES, MELVIN. Reminiscences of a school teacher in Fairfax County, VA-(ca. 1920-1945) June 24,1969
    1 sound cassette (55 min) mono.; 1 sound tape reel(master).; 1 abstract (3p.). page transcript.
  • TC 3 Vault
    LEIGH, HASSELL. County doctors in Great Falls, Herndon, Leesburg, and Dranesville, VA.(ca. 1880-1920) November 13, 1972
    1 sound cassette (60 min) mono.; 1 sound tape reel(master).; 1 abstract (1p.)
  • TC 3 Vault
    LEIGH, M.V. December 29, 1979
    1 sound cassette.
  • TC 3 Vault
    LEIGH, W.LEWIS, Jr. Oakton History, Oakton Elementary School, Civil War in the Blake Lane Area July 9, 1980
    1 sound cassette.
  • TC 3 Vault
    LEIGH, W. LEWIS, Sr. Oakton History July 9, 1980
    1 sound cassette.
  • TC 3 Vault
    LITTLE, GRACE DOVE. June 24, 1983
    1 sound cassette
  • TC 3 Vault
    LOTH, CALDER. Architectural discussion on historical sights in Fairfax County, VA-Huntley, Mt. Air, and Mt. Gilead May 12, 1969
    3 sound cassettes (180 min.) mono,; 1 abstract (1p.)
  • TC 3 Vault
    LUCAS, ELSIE December 6, 1982
  • TC 3 Vault
    LUSBY, EDWARD AND JEAN. Oakton History July 21, 1981
    1 sound cassette.
  • TC 3 Vault
    MACOMBER, WALTER. Dranesville Tavern, Dranesville, VA. (ca. 1968) 1968
    2 sound cassettes (120 min) mono.; 1 abstract (1p.).
  • TC 3 Vault
    MADDOX, MAY. Life at Dranesville Tavern, Dranesville, VA. (ca. 1920-1965) with emphasis on tavern services, costs, and facilities February 26, 1968
    2 sound cassettes (50 min) mono.; 1 sound tape reel (master).; 1 abstract (2p.).
  • TC 3 Vault
    MARTIN, MABELLE June 21, 1971
  • TC 3 Vault
    MERGLER, Mrs. Life as a member of Mormon (LDS) Church.
    1 sound cassette
  • TC 3 Vault
    MEYER, JOHN J. June 21, 1971
  • TC 3 Vault
    MIDDLETON, REBECCA March 8, 1979
  • TC 3 Vault
    MILLARD, EMMA. Family life in Vienna and Herndon, VA. (ca. 1920 1935) with emphasis on Colvin Run Mill, schools, roads, and transportation November 15,1972
    2 sound cassettes (120 min) mono.; 2 sound tape reel(master).; 50 page transcript.
  • TC 3 Vault
    MILLARD, LOUISE November 15,1972
    2 sound cassettes (120 min) mono.; 1 abstract (1p.).
  • TC 3 Vault
    MONEY, ELSIE. Family life in Vienna, VA. (ca.1900-1960) with particular focus on schools, transportation, and country doctors July 2, 1974
    1 sound cassette (30 min) mono.; 1 sound tape reel, (master); 1 abstract (1p.).
  • TC 3 Vault
    MURPHY, LOUISE December 13,1970
    2 sound cassettes (120 min) mono.; 1 abstract (1p.).
  • TC 3 Vault
    OLSON, RUTH TAYLOR. Oakton History, Electric Trolley Line, Squire Smith Line, W.R. Gray Nursery, Oakton High, Social Events. September 19, 1980
    1 sound cassette.
  • TC 3 Vault
    OSBORN, ILAH June 21,1971
  • TC 3 Vault
    OSBORN, ILAH. Community life in Falls Church and Mclean, VA. (cs. 1930-1975) with emphasis on schools, civic affairs, and suburbanization April 28, 1975
    2 sound cassette (100 min) mono.; 1 sound tape reel (master); 1 abstract (3p.)
  • TC 3 Vault
    PEARSON, SAMUEL. Family life in Lewinsville and Vienna, VA. (ca. 1900-1975) with emphasis on family land holdings by Samuel Pearson and Alfred P. Souder. October 26, 1978
    43 page transcript.
  • TC 3 Vault
    PECK, MARGARET C. Sully Planation October 10, 1979
    2 sound cassettes; 1 abstract (2p.); 35 page transcript
  • TC 3 Vault
    PETERS, VIRGINIA 1970
  • TC 3 Vault
    POSTON, BERTIE. April 1980
    1 sound cassette
  • TC 3 Vault
    PRICHARD, E.A. August 18, 1981
    1 sound cassette
  • TC 3 Vault
    PULLEY, ANNE. Family life and schooling in Fairfax County VA(ca. 1895-1975) with emphasis on Wakefield Chapel November 11, 1976
    1 sound cassette (60 min) mono.; 11 page transcript.
  • TC 3 Vault
    ROBINSON, B. OSWALD. Reminiscences of a teacher in Fairfax County, VA. (ca. 1910-1970) June 23, 1970
    1 sound cassette (29 min) mono.; 1 sound tape reel (master).; 1 abstract (2p.).
  • TC 3 Vault
    ROBINSON, FREDERICK The Fairfax County(VA) School Board and school consolidation (ca. 1933-1953) April 12, 1970
    1 sound cassette (30 min) mono.; 1 sound tape reel (master).; 1 abstract (1p.).
  • TC 3 Vault
    ROBINSON, LILLIAN R. March 24, 1983
  • TC 3 Vault
    ROGERS, EDITH. Reminiscences of a school teacher in Fairfax County VA. (ca. 1915-1960) with emphasis on Forestville, Herndon, and Fairfax high schools June 12, 1970
    1 sound tape reel (master).; 20 page transcript.
  • TC 3 Vault
    ROUNSEVELL, GLENN. Moving Flint Hill School February 3, 1989
    1 sound cassette (29 min) mono.; 1 sound tape reel (master).; 1 abstract (2p.).
  • TC 3 Vault
    SAUNDERS, GLENN. August 25, 1981
    1 sound cassette.
  • TC 3 Vault
    SHERMAN, CAROLINE. Reminiscences of a student at the Freedom Hill School, Great Falls, VA. (ca. 1925-1940) with emphasis on one room schools, transportation, and school board membership April 13, 1970
    1 sound cassette (30 min) mono.; 1 sound tape reel (master).; 1 abstract (2p.).
  • TC 3 Vault
    SHREVE, EDGAR June 21, 1971
  • TC 3 Vault
    SHREVE, EDGAR. Family life in Dunn-Loring, VA (ca. 1890-1945) with emphasis on transportation, the Great Depression, and the flood of 1936 July 31, 1972
    2 sound cassette (90 min) mono.; 1 sound tape reel (master).; 1 abstract (2p.).
  • TC 3 Vault
    SOUDER, ALFRED P. October 26,1978
    1 sound cassette (29 min) mono.; 1 sound tape reel (master).; 1 abstract (2p.).
  • TC 3 Vault
    SPAULDING, CATHERINE KLEBER. Oakton History, Henry Hawxhurst, electric railway, Hawxhurst Family August 22, 1980
    1 sound cassette
  • TC 3 Vault
    SPEER, BERNARD A. Oakton History, William and Cornelius Speer, Pre-Civil War, Oakton High, Waples swimming hole, Dr. Edward Latch-Methodist Minister, House of Representatives, C.T. Rice, Jermantown, Church of the Brethren, Interurban, Hunter's Mill June 18, 1980
    1 sound cassette
  • TC 3 Vault
    STUNZ, W. MAYO. Oakton History, Chain Bridge Road, Oakton Elemetary, Trolley Line, Auto Railer, Fairgrounds, Gray's Nursery, Stuntz Family June 11, 1980
    1 sound cassette
  • TC 3 Vault
    SWINK, C.C. Community life in Great Falls, VA.(ca. 1915-1970) with emphasis on mill ownership, roads, and transportation August 23, 1971
    1 sound tape reel (master).; 32 page transcript.
  • TC 3 Vault
    VAN PATTEN, FRANCES. Family life in Great Falls, VA (ca. 1895-1930) with emphasis on Swinks Mill August 19, 1971
    1 sound tape reel (master).; 35 page transcript.
  • TC 3 Vault
    VOZZOLO, ELIZABETH MARY. Community life in Fairfax County, VA(ca. 1850-1975) with emphasis on Wakefield Chapel, Part 3 February 7, 1977
    1 sound cassette (60 min) mono.; 13 page transcript.
  • TC 3 Vault
    VOZZOLO, ELIZABETH MARY. Family life in Fairfax County, VA (ca. 1850-1970) with emphasis on Wakefield Chapel(1850-1972), Part 1 November 18, 1976
    1 sound cassette (20 min) mono.; 1 page transcript.
  • TC 3 Vault
    VOZZOLO, ELIZABETH MARY. Family life in Fairfax County, VA (ca. 1850-1975) with emphasis on Wakefield Chapel, Part 2 December 10, 1976
    1 sound cassette (30 min) mono.; 16 page transcript.
  • TC 3 Vault
    WAGNER, MABEL Family life in Langley, VA (ca. 1890-1970) with emphasis on transportation, the Langley Citizens Association, and local legends 1972
    1 sound cassette (45 min) mono.; 21 page transcript.
  • TC 3 Vault
    WAGSTAFF, R. EDWARD. The struggle to save Sully Plantation (Fairfax County, VA)during the development of Dulles Airport (ca. 1920-1965) with emphasis on Wakefield Chapel(1850-1972), Part 1 1966
    3 sound cassettes (150 min) mono.; 1 sound tape reel(master).; 1 abstract (2p.).
  • TC 3 Vault
    WAKEFIELD, LOWELL T., JR. Family life in Annadale, VA(ca. 1915-1975) with particular emphasis on Wakefield Chapel December 9, 1976
    2 sound cassettes (90 min) mono.; 7 page transcript.
  • TC 3 Vault
    WALKER, BERTHA BOWMEN (Mrs. Wilbur) Oakton History, David Walker, Chantilly, Church of the Brethren, Dairy farming October 5, 1980
    1 sound cassette
  • TC 3 Vault
    WALKER, VERNON August 25, 1981
    1 sound cassette.
  • TC 3 Vault
    WATT, GRACE November 11, 1976
  • TC 3 Vault
    WATT GRACE January 6, 1977
  • TC 3 Vault
    WEBB, ERNEST E. Family life in Langley, VA(ca. 1910-1960) with emphasis on roads, transportation, and suburbanization February 12, 1972
    1 sound cassette (30 min) mono.; 5 page transcript.
  • TC 3 Vault
    WELLS, ERNEST E. Reminiscences of the City Manager of Falls Church, VA-(ca. 1959-1983) August 2, 1983
    1 sound cassette (60 min) mono.; 1 abstract (3p.).
  • TC 3 Vault
    WEST, WILLIAM. Black community life in and around Vienna, VA (ca. 1870-1940) with emphasis on Wakefield Chapel(1850-1972), Part 1 October 2, 1974
    1 sound cassette; 72 page transcript.
  • TC 3 Vault
    WEST, WILLIAM. Community life in Vienna, VA (ca. 1874-1971) October 2, 1974
    1 sound cassette (30 min) mono; 1 sound tape reel(master); 1 abstract (2p.).
  • TC 3 Vault
    WEST, WILLIAM. Conversation with William West: race relations, transportation and social life in Vienna, VA (ca. 1900-1920) December, 1965
    30 page transcript.
  • TC 3 Vault
    WEST, WILLIAM. Life in the back community of Vienna, VA (ca. 1870-1960) September 17, 1974
    1 sound cassette (60 min.) mono.; 1 sound tape reel (master).; 67 page transcript.
  • TC 3 Vault
    WEST, WILLIAM. A student's and teacher's reminiscences of the black school of Fairfax County, VA (ca. 1875-1955) January 22,1970
    2 sound cassette (90 min.) mono.; 2 sound tape reel (master).; 14 page transcript.
  • TC 3 Vault
    WILKENS, ANNE. Reminiscences of a member of the Fairfax County (VA) Board of Supervisors with emphasis on government, zoning, and bond issues May 20, 1974
    1 sound cassette (60 min.) mono.; 1 sound tape reel (master).; 25 page transcript.
  • TC 3 Vault
    WILLIAMS, FRANK E. Oakton History June 16, 1981
    1 sound cassette
  • TC 3 Vault
    WINSTON, GERTRUDE CHESLEY Education in Fairfax County, VA (ca. 1920-1970)reminiscences of a school teacher May 7,1970
    1 sound cassette (45 min.) mono.; 1 sound tape reel (master).; 11 page transcript.
  • TC 3 Vault
    WOODSON, W.T. Administration of Fairfax County, VA schools (ca. 1929-1961) With emphasis on salaries for teachers September 21, 1969
    1 sound cassette (35 min.) mono.; 1 sound tape reel (master).; 1 abstract (1p.).
  • TC 3 Vault
    WOODSON, W.T. Legato School (ca. 1877-1930) a museum in Fairfax County (VA) 1970
    1 sound cassette (60 min.) mono.; 1 sound tape reel (master).; 1 abstract (2p.).
  • TC 3 Vault
    WOODSON, W.T. Reminiscences of the Superintendent of Fairfax County (VA)Schools (ca. 1929-1961) with emphasis on teachers, discipline, and school integration September 17, 1974
    1 sound cassette (50 min.) mono.; 1 sound tape reel (master).; 1 abstract (2p.).
  • TC 3 Vault
    WYNKOOP, VIRGIE WELLS. Community life in Vienna, VA (ca. 1890-1960) with emphasis on education November 11, 1977
    1 sound cassette (30 min.) mono.; 10 page transcript.
  • TC 3 Vault
    YOUNG, BEULAH A. December 21, 1969
    1 sound cassette (60 min.) mono.; 1 sound tape reel (master).; 67 page transcript.
Series 2: Northern Virginia Changes,
1982-1986
  • TC 3 Vault
    BATES, MILDRED D. The Navy School and other schools in Pender, VA (ca. 1920-1940) May 6, 1970
    1 sound cassette (11 min.) mono.; 1 sound tape reel (master); 1 abstract (1p.).
  • TC 3 Vault
    BENNETT, MABEL Family life in Fairfax, VA (ca. 1910-1980) December 6, 1982
    1 sound cassette (35 min.) mono.; 1 abstract (2p.).
  • TC 3 Vault
    BACKUS, FLORENCE with CLYDE SHEPHERDSeptember 30, 1984.
    2 sound cassettes
  • TC 3 Vault
    CHOPEK, JOSEPH B. Of the Little River Management Company, March 19, 1985
    1 sound cassette
  • TC 3 Vault
    CLAY, EDWIN S. III. Director of Fairfax County Libraries. February 17, 1989.
    1 sound cassette; transcript.
  • TC 3 Vault
    COSTON, OTIS "SKIP". September 3, 1985
    1 sound cassette; transcript.
  • TC 3 Vault
    CURTICE, CUBA. July 11, 1985
    2 sound cassettes
  • TC 3 Vault
    DAY, ANNA S. Family life in Dranesville, VA-(ca. 1915-1974) July 7, 1983
    1 sound cassette (60 mi.) mono.; 1 abstract (5p.).
  • TC 3 Vault
    DONN, JAMES. with Joseph Ellis. February 3, 1984
    2 sound cassettes
  • TC 3 Vault
    DURHAM, C.J.S.(JACK). Community life in Great Falls, VA (ca. 1927-1983)Discussion of Durham's government service career and the restoration of his home, the 223 year old "Towlston Grange" March 13,1983
    2 sound cassette (105 min.) mono.; 1 abstract (5p.).
  • TC 3 Vault
    ELLIS, JOSEPH. Work, family, and community life in the black community of Dranesville, VA. (ca. 1910-1980) December 2, 1982
    2 sound cassettes (90 min.) mono.; 1 abstract (5p.).
  • TC 3 Vault
    ELLIS, JOSEPH. with James Donn. February 3, 1984
    2 sound cassettes
  • TC 3 Vault
    FARRELI, GERTRUDE S. Family and community life in Falls Church, VA (ca. 1917-1980)with emphasis on transportation, the Depression, and government jobs. December 9, 1983
    2 sound cassette (90 min.) mono.; 1 abstract (4p.).
  • TC 3 Vault
    FELTON, GEORGE W. August 30. 1984
    1 sound cassettes
  • TC 3 Vault
    FOOTE, EVELYN P. Brig. General at Ft. Belvair. July 13, 1989
    1 sound cassette
  • TC 3 Vault
    GERALD, BILL. December 27, 1985
    1 sound cassettes
  • TC 3 Vault
    GOTTHARDT, VIOLA SHREVE. Reminiscences of a long time Dunn Loring, VA resident (ca. 1915-1980) December 2, 1982
    2 sound cassette (90 min.) mono.; 1 abstract (4p.).
  • TC 3 Vault
    GREEAR, VIRGINIA McFARLAND. Family life in Floris and Herndon, VA (ca. 1900-1982)with emphasis on education, church activities, the Great Depression, and World War II October 21, 1982
    1 sound cassette (60 min.) mono.;1 abstract (3p.).
  • TC 3 Vault
    GUINEE, JOHN. February 4, 1982
    1 sound cassette
  • TC 3 Vault
    HAWKES, DEAN ROBERT T. April 17, 1990
    1 sound cassette
  • TC 3 Vault
    HAZEL, JOHN T. December 27, 1985
    1 sound cassette
  • TC 3 Vault
    HOGUE, JANET. Burke Center. January 1, 19862
    1 sound cassette
  • TC 3 Vault
    JESSUP, GEORGIA. October 20, 1986
    2 sound cassettes
  • TC 3 Vault
    KEATING, GLADYS. August 2, 1984
    1 sound cassette
  • TC 3 Vault
    KEPHART, HERMAN. Community life in Herndon,(ca. 1920-1930)with emphasis on Dulles Airport, Herndon Female Seminary, and the Great Depression November 4, 1982
    2 sound cassettes (90 min.) mono.; 1 abstract (3p.).
  • TC 3 Vault
    KIELSGARD, FRED. Burke Center. August 14, 1985
    1 sound cassette
  • TC 3 Vault
    KIELSGARD, FRED. July 1984
    1 sound cassette
  • TC 3 Vault
    LEWIS, AMOS, L Community life in Vienna, VA (ca. 1936-1960) with emphasis on land acquisition and development November 10, 1982
    1 sound cassette (60 min.) mono.; 1 abstract (2p.).
  • TC 3 Vault
    LEWIS, JOHN G. October 11, 1984
    2 sound cassettes
  • TC 3 Vault
    LUKENS, HORACE C. Community life in Vienna, VA (ca. 1940-1982) with emphasis on the Vienna Presbyterian Church October 20, 1982
    1 sound cassette (60 min.) mono.; 1 abstract (2p.).
  • TC 3 Vault
    MAGNESS, WILLIAM. August 31, 1981
    1 sound cassette
  • TC 3 Vault
    MATTHEWS, FRANK. June 28, 1984
    2 sound cassettes
  • TC 3 Vault
    MCCULLOCH, MARY K. February 2, 1989
    1 sound cassette
  • TC 3 Vault
    MILLARD (family). 100th Anniversary of Colvin Run Mill Ownership. October 9, 1983
    1 sound cassette
  • TC 3 Vault
    MOORE, PATRICIA. Burke Center. January 3, 1986
  • TC 3 Vault
    MILLARD (family). 100th Anniversary of Colvin Run Mill Ownership. October 9, 1983
    1 sound cassette
  • TC 3 Vault
    MILTON, PETERSON. Burke Center Partnership. August 13, 1985
    2 sound cassettes (only tape 2 available)
  • TC 3 Vault
    MULLADY, BERNARD R. December 13, 1983
    2 sound cassettes
  • TC 3 Vault
    OLIVER, WILLARD. Community life in Great Falls, VA (ca. 1910-1982) with emphasis on place name changes within Fairfax County October 20, 1982
    2 sound cassette (90 min.) mono.; 1 abstract (5p.).
  • TC 3 Vault
    POTTER. Franconia. September 13, 1984
    1 sound cassette
  • TC 3 Vault
    RISSEED. Burke Center Partnership. August 20, 1985
    2 sound cassettes
  • TC 3 Vault
    ROBINSON, LAURES C. Life in the black community of Centreville, VA (ca. 1895-1982) with emphasis on family relationships; with Lillian Robinson. March 24, 1983
    2 sound cassettes (70 min.) mono.; 1 abstract (5p.).
  • TC 3 Vault
    ROBINSON, LILLIAN. Life in the black community of Centreville, VA (ca. 1895-1982) with emphasis on family relationships; with Laures C. Robinson March 24, 1983
    2 sound cassettes (70 min.) mono.; 1 abstract (5p.).
  • TC 3 Vault
    RYAN, ROBERT. Reston September 2, 1981
    1 sound cassette.
  • TC 3 Vault
    SEELEY, MARTHA. Family Life in McLean, VA (ca. 1927-1983) with emphasis on the family home, "Maplewood" March 24, 1983
    1 sound cassette (60 min.) mono.; 1 abstract (4p.).
  • TC 3 Vault
    SHARPER, D. MANN. About October 1951. September 22, 1983
    1 sound cassette.
  • TC 3 Vault
    SHEPHERD, CLYDE with FLORENCE BACKUSSeptember 30, 1984.
    2 sound cassettes
  • TC 3 Vault
    SHREVE, EUGENE G. Reminiscences of a life long resident of Falls Church, VA (ca. 1890-1945) with emphasis on transportation and suburbanization November 18, 1982
    2 sound cassette (90 min.) mono.; 1 abstract (3p.).
  • TC 3 Vault
    STEINBAUER, FRAN. Reston Land Corps. January 28, 1981
    2 sound cassettes.
  • TC 3 Vault
    STUTZ, PAM. Burke Center. December 11, 1985
    1 sound cassette.
  • TC 3 Vault
    VAN PATTEN, CHARLES H. Community life in Great Falls, VA (ca. 1923-1983) with emphasis on the operation of Colvin Run January 12, 1983
    1 sound cassette (60 min.) mono.; 1 abstract (2p.).
  • TC 3 Vault
    WELCH, FRANKIE. June 28, 1988
    1 sound cassette.
  • TC 3 Vault
    WHITESDIES, WILLIAM. February 9, 1989
    1 sound cassettes.
  • TC 3 Vault
    WOODS, R. LANGDON. February 13, 1985
    1 sound cassette.
Series 3: Transcripts,
1962-1983
  • 1
    Transcripts,
    1962-1983
  • 2
    Transcripts,
    1962-1983
Series 4: Northern Virginia Leadership Project,
1990-1996

Note that these box numbers are not the same as the box numbers for Series 3.

  • 1-3
    Brault, Abe,
    August 14, 1990
  • 1-3
    Campbell, Elizabeth,
    May 16, 1996
  • 1-3
    Hazel, John T. "Til",
    April 27, 1993
  • 1-3
    Hirst, Omer,
    July 14, 1990
  • 1-3
    Lynch, Ed,
    July 6, 1990
  • 1-3
    Miller, Helen Hill,
    July 31, 1990
  • 1-3
    Prichard, Edgar,
    August 8, 1990
  • 1-3
    Williams, Carrington,
    June 19, 1996
  • 1-3
    Wood, John "Jack",
    August 19, 1990