Tag: Oral History

Drum Head Stew: The Power and Poetry of Terroir

Drum Head Stew: The Power and Poetry of Terroir

Bernard L. Herman
Chance Meetings and Back Roads: Making Connections through Food

Chance Meetings and Back Roads: Making Connections through Food

Amy C. Evans
Learning from the Long Civil Rights Movement’s First Generation: Virginia Foster Durr

Learning from the Long Civil Rights Movement’s First Generation: Virginia Foster Durr

Sarah Thuesen
THEIR OWN TALKING

THEIR OWN TALKING

Jacquelyn Dowd Hall, Eugene P. Walker, Katherine Mellen Charron, and David P. Cline
Touching the Music: Charles Seeger

Touching the Music: Charles Seeger

William R. Ferris
“I Know It by Heart”: The Civil War in the Memories of John W. Snipes, Ralph W. Strickland, Edith Mitchell Dabbs, and Reginald Hildebrand

“I Know It by Heart”: The Civil War in the Memories of John W. Snipes, Ralph W. Strickland, Edith Mitchell Dabbs, and Reginald Hildebrand

Rachel F. Seidman
The BP Oil Spill and the End of Empire, Louisiana

The BP Oil Spill and the End of Empire, Louisiana

Andy Horowitz
“We kept the discussion at an adult level”: Jack Kershaw and the Tennessee Federation for Constitutional Government

“We kept the discussion at an adult level”: Jack Kershaw and the Tennessee Federation for Constitutional Government

Benjamin Houston

Just off Interstate 65 south of Nashville, a small private park bedecked with Confederate flags surrounds a nearly thirty-foot-tall statue of Nathan Bedford Forrest astride his horse and waving a pistol. “He’s crying, ‘Follow me!’” explained the sculptor of the controversial artwork, Jack Kershaw, who would later brush off criticism about the piece by asserting that “Somebody needs to say a good word for slavery.”

“Millways” Remembered: A Conversation with Kenneth and Margaret Morland

“Millways” Remembered: A Conversation with Kenneth and Margaret Morland

John Shelton Reed

In the late 1940s, with support from the Rosenwald Fund and the University of North Carolina's Institute for Research in Social Science, anthropologist John Gillin directed a series of southern community studies, including a remarkable study of York, South Carolina, a small town thirty miles south of Charlotte. In 1948 and 1949 three graduate students—one black, two white—moved to the town they called "Kent," and each immersed himself in one of York's three subcultures.

The Narrative of John Henry Martin

The Narrative of John Henry Martin

Sherman A. James