Flooding in Robeson County, NC and How to Help

Robeson County, North Carolina is enduring extensive and devastating flooding in towns like Lumberton and Pembroke, the focus of one of our oral history projects. Here’s how you can help.

#SFAGrad: Oral History

Meet the presenters of SFA’s Graduate Student Conference oral history panel.

Don’t Call It A Pot Pie

Records at the Moravian Archives in Winston-Salem show that chicken pie suppers as church fundraisers go back at least to 1920.

Fabric of Freedom Kickoff in Greensboro

This year’s Fabric of Freedom events kick off September 2 at the very place the sit-in movement began: the International Civil Rights Center & Museum, located in the former F.W. Woolworth building.

Meet Ira Lewis of Harkers Island

Ira Lewis grew up on the shores of Harkers Island fishing as his father did on Shackleford Banks. He joined the coast guard in 1938.

Harkers Island Listening Potluck

We will honor the folks who shared their stories for our Harkers Island oral history project with a listening room event and community potluck on Thursday, August 11 in Harkers Island, North Carolina.

Field Notes from Harkers Island, NC

On Harkers Island, home is saltwater in your blood and lazy days on the pizer. It’s hard work and having enough. Home is a place, battered and beautiful, with its simplicities and complications.