A Guide to the Women's Biography Project Records, 1994 Women's Biography Project Records Ms1995-028

A Guide to the Women's Biography Project Records, 1994

A Collection in
Special Collections
Collection Number Ms1995-028


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Special Collections, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, Va.
Collection Number
Women's Biography Project Records, 1994
Physical Characteristics
0.6 cu. ft. 2 boxes

Please note: The current finding aid includes only minimal description of the collection. If you have questions, please contact Special Collections ( specref@vt.edu ) for more information.

Scope and Content

Collection of oral history interviews regarding the stories of individual women from the local community. Interviews conducted in the fall of 1994 by students of Dr. Kathleen W. Jones, assistant professor in the Department of History at Virginia Tech. Interviewees were Thelma Booth, Rose Burnett, Kate Huff Bruce, Thelma Eaves, Wenona S. Gardner, Dot Humphries, Agnes Hurt, Esther Jones, Herta Lopez, Leola Pearce Pearson, Pauline Pitsinger, Marge Robinson, Dorothy Shueler, Laura Scott, Alison Sulloway, Nelle Trent, Bernice Weston, Minnie Williams, and Glenna Yeatts. Materials consist of cassette and mini-cassette tapes and student essays about their interviewees. Transcripts available for the Humphries, Jones, and Weston interviews.

Subjects and Indexing Terms

  • Local/Regional History and Appalachian South
  • Oral histories (document genres)
  • University Archives
  • Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University