This collection made accessible by this site contains digital files taken from audio cassettes. This material documents research conducted from 1982, 1989-1990 regarding local black communities in the Upper Piedmont of South Carolina.
One hundred-eighteen audiocassettes document interviews with local African American families. Typical subjects covered in the interviews include: family ancestry, economic profiles, religious life, education, and social interactions.
Disclaimer: You may come across language or topics in this collection that you find harmful or offensive. These materials document the experiences and memories of a marginalized group during a time when discrimination and harassment were commonplace. As a result, some interviews may contain details or depictions of harassment or other violent actions towards members of said group.