The SFA oral history program documents life stories from the American South. Collecting these stories, we honor the people whose labor defines the region.
Barbecue, fried chicken and spaghetti; game suppers and mile high pies. Those foods are traditionally associated with the Natural State. But what about biryani, idli, and butter chicken, foods traditionally associated with India and Indian Americans?
Being a Southern pie lady is no task for the faint of heart. These women work hard to earn the title. These are their…
Chinese came to America in the late nineteenth century in search of the fabled Gam Sahn or Golden Mountain. When they…