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Oral Histories

The SFA oral history program documents life stories from the American South. Collecting these stories, we honor the people whose labor defines the region.

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South Asian Arkansas


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?

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One Stop


A short film about Mac’s 1 Stop gas station in Birmingham, Alabama. The film premiered at the 2019 Winter Symposium in Birmingham.

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