Charlotte’s Central Avenue Corridor

Charlotte’s Central Avenue reveals a history of the city’s shifting demographics, from white, working-class textile mill workers in the early twentieth century to a wave of immigration in the 1990s. These new Southerners – multiethnic communities changing a predominately black and white city – filled in abandoned businesses and subdivisions, merging together along this corridor, and shaped a new Charlotte.

The Birmingham Greeks

From souvlaki to hot dogs, baklava to snapper throats, and barbecue to meat-and-threes, the South and Greece intertwine in Alabama.

Oral History: Morgan Rice

Morgan Rice, of Helvetia, West Virginia, helped save her hometown’s annual Ramp Supper back in 2015. This year’s supper is Saturday, April 29.

Oral History: Helvetia, West Virginia

Our new collection of oral histories, Helvetia, West Virginia, conveys the values of a fiercely creative and productive close-knit mountain community where Swiss and Appalachian heritage are uniquely twined

The Harkers Island Watermen

On Harkers Island, a tight-knit community that holds fast to its traditions, Morales might have once been thought an outsider. Not now.

Oral History Workshop | We Love BuHi

SFA partners with We Love BuHi for our 2017 Oral History Workshop, July 16-22, where participants will study and document stories along Atlanta’s Buford Highway. Apply by March 24.