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Highway 220 Daddy Lessons

During legal segregation, guides like the Negro Motorist Green Book advised black travelers of places they could dine safely or lay their heads while on the road. My parents had their own versions of these guides in their heads, memorized after the formal end of Jim Crow.

Pie By Another Name

Every Tuesday a group of women gets together at Or Ve Shalom Synagogue in Atlanta to bake hundreds of savory hand-held pies.

Pensacola Pay Dirt

“If the Luna settlement had succeeded, the southeast might have become part of New Spain.”

SFA Oral History: Goodbyes and New Opportunities

Now it’s time to hire our next SFA oral historian. The qualified candidate will direct multi-year documentary projects, manage the work of freelance oral historians, collect oral histories from narrators across the region, lead SFA workshops, and help lead the national conversation about foodways-grounded oral history work.