A Guide to the Washington County Oral History Transcripts, n.d. Washington County Oral History Transcripts Ms2015-023

A Guide to the Washington County Oral History Transcripts, n.d.

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Special Collections
Collection Number Ms2015-023


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Repository
Special Collections, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, Va.
Collection Number
Ms2015-023
Title
Washington County Oral History Transcripts, n.d.
Physical Characteristics
0.1 cu. ft.; 1 folder
Language
English
Abstract
The Washington County Oral History Transcripts were compiled by four Abingdon High School students. The transcripts detail interviews with Washington County residents Evelyn Campbell, Emma Josephine Poland Surber, and Nancy Johnson. The interviewees discuss their childhood activities, childhood fashion, schooling, and what their household was like in southwest Virginia. The students also inquire about the change in gas, cars, and houses since the interviewees were kids. Lastly, the students ask the interviewees to describe the impact of desegregation of their lives and communities.

Administrative Information

Access Restrictions

Collection is open for research.

Use Restrictions

Permission to publish material from Washington County Oral History Transcripts must be obtained from Special Collections, Virginia Tech.

Preferred Citation

Researchers wishing to cite this collection should include the following information: Washington County Oral History Transcripts, Ms2015-023, Special Collections, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, Va.

Acquisition Information

The Washington County Oral History Transcripts were purchased by Special Collections in 2011.

Processing Information

The processing, arrangement, and description of the Washington County Oral History Transcripts was completed in July 2015.


Scope and Content

The Washington County Oral History Transcripts contain history interviews with residents of Washington County, Virginia. The transcripts detail interviews with Washington County residents Evelyn Campbell, Emma Josephine Poland Surber, and Nancy Johnson. The interviewees discuss their childhood activities, childhood fashion, schooling, and what their household was like in southwest Virginia. The students also inquire about the change in gas, cars, and houses since the interviewees were kids. Lastly, the students ask the interviewees to describe the impact of desegregation of their lives and communities.

Arrangement

This collection is arranged by material type.


Index Terms

    Subjects:

  • Local/Regional History and Appalachian South
  • Genre and Form Terms:

  • Oral histories (document genres)
  • Geographical Names:

  • Washington County (Va.)

Contents List

Folder 1
Transcripts,n.d.