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Media and the Movement

January 28, 2013

Media and the Movement is an oral history project that aims to understand the media environment here in North Carolina before, during, and after the civil rights movement of the 1960s.

Media and the Movement

November 12, 2012

This project, funded by a $130,000 grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities, explores the media environment in North Carolina as shaped by local voices. We are interviewing print journalists, broadcasters on television and radio, community activists and organizers, … Continued

Episode 11: Oral History and the ERA

March 10, 2017

From the Southern Oral History Program, this is Press Record: a podcast about the joys and challenges of learning history by talking to those who lived it. Episode 11: Oral History and the ERA Welcome back listeners! For our first episode … Continued

Episode 10: Women and Politics in the South

January 31, 2017

  From the Southern Oral History Program, this is Press Record: a podcast about the joys and challenges of learning history by talking to those who lived it. Episode 10: Women and Politics in the South We’re back at Press Record featuring … Continued

Episode 9- Veterans: Understanding Oral History Narratives

December 7, 2016

From the Southern Oral History Program, this is Press Record: a podcast about the joys and challenges of learning history by talking to those who lived it. Episode 9: Veterans and Oral History Narratives We’re back at Press Record! In honor … Continued

50 Years of Students Standing Up For Academic Integrity

February 24, 2015

Written by Charlotte Fryar, BA American Studies ’13, PhD Student American Studies, UNC-Chapel Hill. Until the Board of Governors’ work group met last week to recommend the closing of three UNC-system centers, it had been over fifty years since there was such … Continued

Oral History and New Media Methods of Presentation

April 7, 2014

The quality and quantity of oral histories in the SOHP’s collections is among the best in the world, however it is not only the collection that distinguishes the SOHP, but the ways in which those histories are shared. During his … Continued

A Briefe and True Account: OHA 2013

October 16, 2013

Current SOHP staff Rachel Seidman, Jaycie Vos, Seth Kotch, and Malinda Lowery made their way to Oklahoma City, formerly known as Indian Territory, for the annual meeting of the Oral History Association (OHA), Oct. 9-13, 2013.

The Long Civil Rights Movement Conference

October 2, 2012

Posted 04/21/2009 “The Long Civil Rights Movement: Histories, Politics, Memories,” which ran from April 2-4, 2009, marked an important moment in a three-year project entitled Publishing the Long Civil Rights Movement, funded by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation. The grant to … Continued

The Long Civil Rights Movement Initiative

September 28, 2012

The Long Civil Rights Movement initiative is a project intended to better understand how the South has been shaped by the black and women’s liberation movements, the Vietnam War, natural disasters, and conservative politics. Our team of researchers has conducted oral … Continued