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.
From souvlaki to hot dogs, baklava to snapper throats, and barbecue to meat-and-threes, the South and Greece intertwine in Alabama.
Victoria Bouloubasis will present our Oral History Cavalcade at our Summer Foodways Symposium in Charlotte.
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.
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
On Harkers Island, a tight-knit community that holds fast to its traditions, Morales might have once been thought an outsider. Not now.
Selected participants will travel to Atlanta, Georgia to study and document stories along Buford Highway.
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.
Stories from the SFA’s 2016 Oral History Workshop in Atlanta, Georgia as a catalyst to apply for SFA’s 2017 oral history workshop in July.