David Goldfield student oral history project on change in the Charlotte region
Scope and Contents
The Goldfield Student Oral History Project on change in the Charlotte region collection consists of interviews conducted by UNC Charlotte upper level undergraduate students in Dr. David Goldfield's history classes between 1990 and 2006. The purpose of these interviews was to chronicle the significant changes that occurred in the Charlotte region from the 1930s to the beginning of the 21st century. The interviews document the transition of rural areas in the region, whose residents benefited from the increased job opportunities that the rapidly expanding city offered and from the economic development and technological advances it brought to their communities. The collection also illustrates the notable in-migration of people from other parts of the country to this region in the latter half of the 20th century.
Language of Materials
Language of Materials
The material is in English
Conditions Governing Access
34 of the 392 interviews are available in the digital repository. Original audiovisual materials are closed to patron use.
Conditions Governing Use
The materials included on this web site are freely available for private study, scholarship or non-commercial research under the fair use provisions of the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, United States Code). Any use beyond the provisions of fair use, including but not limited to commercial or scholarly publication, broadcast, redistribution or mounting on another web site always require prior written permission and may also be subject to additional restrictions and fees. UNC Charlotte does not hold literary rights to all materials in its collections and the researcher is responsible for securing those rights when needed. Copyright information for specific collections is available upon request.]
David Goldfield is the Robert Lee Bailey Professor of History at the University of North Carolina in Charlotte.
The interviews in this collection chronicle the significant changes that occurred in the Charlotte region from the 1930s to the beginning of the 21st century and were conducted by students in Dr. David Goldfield's history classes between 1990 and 2006.
Goldfield Student Oral History Project on change in the Charlotte region was previously referenced by the call number MS 289.
- Goldfield student oral history project on change in the Charlotte region OH-GF
- November 2015
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