Guide to the Luray Greene Rominger and Grace Wilkens Oral History Interviews, 2001

Summary Information

Title: Luray Greene Rominger and Grace Wilkens Oral History Interviews, 2001
Collection: AC.370
Extent: 1.5 linear feet (1 medium flat box and 1 CD box)
Abstract:

The Luray Greene Rominger Oral History Interviews collection consists of two audio cassettes with the transcripts of interviews of Grace C. Wilkins and Lisa P. Bryan in 2001.

Creator: Rominger, Luray Greene

Biographical/Historical Note

There is not a lot of background on this oral history project. Interviewee Grace Wilkins is from Ennice, North Carolina, and interviewee Lisa Bryan is from Sparta, North Carolina.

Scope and Contents

This collection consists of two audiocassettes with the transcripts of the interviews by Luray Greene Rominger and Grace Wilkins of Ennice, North Carolina, and Lisa Bryan of Sparta, North Carolina. The focus of the interviews are growing up as African-American families in Alleghany and Ashe Counties, their education and religious experiences, and other aspects of life from the 1930s to the present.

User and archival CD copies were made of both tapes and are located in Box 2.

Arrangement

The cassettes and transcripts are in flat box #1 with user and archival CD copies in box 2.

Administrative Information

Access Restrictions

This collection is open for use in the Dougherty Reading Room. An appointment for research is recommended. The Dougherty Reading Room is located on the 4th floor of Belk Library in Special Collections.

Acquisitions Information

This collection was donated by Luray Greene in 2001 and accessioned as AC.2001.089.

Processing Information

Processed by Anita Elliott, September 2014. This collection was processed as part of a grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission. The grant funded extensive processing of the backlog within the W. L. Eury Appalachian Collection between 2012 and 2014.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], AC.370: Luray Greene Rominger Oral History Interviews, W.L. Eury Appalachian Collection, Appalachian State University, Boone, North Carolina, USA.

Container List

  Box

Grace C. Wilkins interview cassette and transcript, May 2001 

1

Lisa P. Bryan interview cassette and transcript, June 2001 

1

USER CD Copy of Tapes 1 and 2, Grace Wilkens and Lisa Bryan, 2001 

2

ARCHIVAL CD Copy of Tapes 1 and 2, Grace Wilkens and Lisa Bryan, 2001 

2