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Feb 19, 2024

Exploring the Impact of the Hog Industry in North Carolina through Oral History (Part III of III)

As part of their Spring 2023 HI 533: Theory and Practice of Oral History course, Public History MA students, Fran Fleming and Emma Eubank, took oral histories from Joey and Matthew Carter, members of a prominent family in the Duplin County hog industry, as they explored the impact of the hog industry on North Carolina.

Feb 19, 2024

Exploring the Impact of the Hog Industry in North Carolina through Oral History (Part II of III)

As part of their Spring 2023 HI 533: Theory and Practice of Oral History course, Public History MA students, Miracle Johnson and DeLayne Jolly, attended a community meeting of the organization REACH (Rural Empowerment Association for Community Help) in Duplin County as to learn more about the impact of the hog industry on North Carolina.

Feb 19, 2024

Exploring the Impact of the Hog Industry in North Carolina through Oral History (Part I of III)

As part of their Spring 2023 HI 533: Theory and Practice of Oral History course, Public History MA students, Nay Achkar and Jordan Jenkins, took oral histories from Rick Dove of Waterkeeper Alliances and Tom Butler of Butler Farms as they explored the impact of the hog industry on North Carolina.

Mar 15, 2021

Complicated Legacies: Race, Space, and White Supremacy in NC State History

In Spring of 2021, the HI 589: Interpretation in Historic Sites class developed a campus tour dedicated to the complicated legacies of different figures preserved in the landscape of N.C. State University.

Jul 29, 2019

Recycle, Repurpose, Reuse: Turning Oral Histories into Short Films

Beyond the transcript, oral history interviews have a second life as primary sources for short films.

Jul 29, 2019  |  Brick By Brick

Drawing Democracy: North Carolina’s Gerrymandering History

As courts consider North Carolina’s voting districts, we review the long history of gerrymandering in the state.

Feb 22, 2019

Finding Freedom Through Oysters in 19th Century New York (Part Two)

Black History Month: The history of Sandy Ground, the first free-black community of the United States, and the impact the community had on the oyster industry in the 19th century.

Feb 18, 2019

Finding Freedom Through Oysters in 19th Century New York (Part One)

Black History Month Feature: The history of Thomas Downing's legacy regarding the oyster industry in 19th century New York.

Nov 8, 2018

Revisiting the CCC

A new digital archive about the Civilian Conservation Corps aims to revive knowledge about the CCC’s role providing opportunities for recreation and leisure to Virginia’s common people.

Jun 14, 2018

Interview with Dr. Linda Jacobs

An interview with Dr. Linda Jacobs on her talk at NC State “Creating Illusions: Arabs in America’s Fairs, 1876-1896,” which discussed the role of Syrian performers, merchants, and travelers at world’s fairs in the late nineteenth-century.