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AV. Audiovisual material

 Record Group
Identifier: AV
Collections contain, but may not exclusively comprise, audiovisual (AV) materials. AV includes non-textual materials, such as moving images, motion pictures, filmstrips, and audio recordings, that make use of sight and sound to convey information.

Found in 24 Collections and/or Records:

African Americans in Harrisonburg Oral Histories

 Collection
Identifier: SdArch 5
Abstract

African Americans in Harrisonburg Oral Histories, 1978-1979, is comprised of audio recordings, transcripts, photographs and background research of interviews with black residents of Harrisonburg, conducted by students under the supervision of Inez L. Ramsey, Professor of Library Science and Secondary Education at James Madison University.

Dates: 1978-1979

Ang Buhay sa Nayon -- Life in the Valley Oral History Project

 Collection
Identifier: SC 0026
Abstract

Ang Buhay sa Nayon - Life in the Valley Oral History Project, 2007-2015, is comprised of video recordings, transcripts, photographs and a scrapbook documenting twenty-three oral history interviews from seventeen Filipino Americans from the Shenandoah Valley region of Virginia.

Dates: 2007-2015

Barbara Wright Oral Histories of Virginia and West Virginia Folkways

 Collection
Identifier: SdArch 34
Abstract

Barbara Wright Oral Histories of Virginia and West Virginia Folkways, 1994-1996, is comprised of 13 interviews with individuals who recall life in the Blue Ridge Mountains in Virginia and West Virginia prior to the establishment of the Shenandoah National Park, as well as Wright’s research materials regarding the CCC in Augusta County, photographs, and research notes on the town of Stokesville, Virginia.

Dates: 1994-1996

Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church Immigrant Oral Histories

 Collection
Identifier: SdArch 30
Abstract

Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church Immigrant Oral Histories, 2007, is comprised of sound recordings of interviews of parishioners of the Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church in Harrisonburg, Virginia, regarding experiences of immigrating to the Central Shenandoah Valley. The interviews were conducted by James Madison University students in Dr. Laura Zarrugh’s course, SOC395: Immigrants in American Society.

Dates: 2007

Bob Bersson Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SC 0272
Abstract

The Bob Bersson Papers, 1981-2017, are comprised of documents and media related to Bersson’s work as a community activist in Harrisonburg, and professor of art at James Madison University. It contains Bersson’s professional papers, material related to the Citizens for Downtown organization, Taxpayers against Golf Spending (TAGS), WMRA's “Our Little Radio Show,” and images of downtown Harrisonburg and JMU Campus.

Dates: 1981-2017

Comparison of Private versus Public Education in Rockingham County, Virginia Oral Histories

 Collection
Identifier: SdArch 12
Abstract

The Comparison of Private versus Public Education in Rockingham County, Virginia, Oral Histories, 1992 is comprised of background paper, audio recordings and transcripts, associated with two interviews with individuals discussing their experiences with education in the Shenandoah Valley, from the 1920s-1970s.

Dates: 1992

Daisy Bacon Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SC 0304
Abstract

The Daisy Bacon Papers, 1857-before March 25, 1986, comprise the personal and professional papers, diaries, manuscripts, and photographs of Daisy Bacon, longtime editor of Love Story Magazine. The papers of select immediate and extended family members are also included in this collection.

Dates: 1857-before March 25, 1986

Drugs in the Valley: Fifty Years of Merck and Co. Oral Histories

 Collection
Identifier: SdArch 3
Abstract

Drugs in the Valley: Fifty Years of Merck and Co. Oral Histories, 1990, is comprised of audio interviews, transcripts, and a background paper, documenting the history of Merck Company from 1941-1990, particularly the Stonewall Plant at Elkton, Virginia.

Dates: 1990

Furious Flower Poetry Center Records

 Collection
Identifier: UA 0017
Abstract

The Furious Flower Poetry Center Records, consisting of 17.6 cubic feet (43 boxes, 1 rolled storage container), document the departmental activities of the Furious Flower Poetry Center.

Dates: 1970 - 2021

George Washington National Forest Oral Histories

 Collection
Identifier: SdArch 6
Abstract

The George Washington National Forest Oral History Collection, 1994, is comprised of audio recordings and transcripts documenting interviews conducted by a JMU student intern with Jacob Kagey and Earnest Dickerman, employees of George Washington National Forest National Park, on the topics of botanical and wilderness history.

Dates: 1994

Harold McNett Seagoing Cowboy Oral History

 Collection
Identifier: SdArch 38
Abstract

The Harold McNett Seagoing Cowboy Oral History, October 18, 2016, is comprised of one audio recording and transcript of an interview of McNett by Gordon Miller about his experiences attending horses on ship bound for Europe, as part of the relief effort after World War II.

Dates: 2016 October 18

Harrisonburg Court Square Oral Histories

 Collection
Identifier: SdArch 2
Abstract

The Harrisonburg Court Square Oral Histories, 1990, is comprised of audio recordings, interview transcripts, and background papers, documenting the impact of the construction of the Valley Mall in 1978 on downtown Harrisonburg.

Dates: 1990

Immigrant Narratives Project oral histories

 Collection
Identifier: SdArch 45
Abstract

The Immigrant Narratives Project Oral Histories, 2020-2021 comprises nine sound recordings and transcripts of oral history interviews with immigrants residing in Harrisonburg, Virginia. James Madison University students in Dr. Allison Fagan’s class, ENG 360: Immigrant Narratives, conducted and transcribed the interviews.

Dates: 2020-2021

JMU: A Social History of Student Life Oral Histories

 Collection
Identifier: SdArch 7
Abstract

JMU: A Social History of Student Life Oral Histories, 1996, is comprised of audio recordings, transcripts and supplemental documents, conducted by a JMU student intern with four JMU alumni regarding their memories of student life at Madison College.

Dates: 1996

Kurt Kehr Collection of Virginia German Dialects

 Collection
Identifier: SC 0206
Abstract

The Kurt Kehr Collection of Virginia German Dialects, 1969-1994 is comprised of 18 recordings of German speaking residents of Virginia and West Virginia, conducted by Dr. Kurt Kehr of Mary Baldwin College, in Staunton, Virginia, as well as copies of articles written by Dr. Kehr on German dialects.

Dates: 1969-1994

Madison College Student Protest, April 1970, Oral Histories

 Collection
Identifier: SdArch 11
Abstract

Madison College Student Protest, April 1970, Oral Histories, 1998, is comprised of audio recordings, transcripts and a background paper documenting three interviews with individuals involved with student protests that occurred at Madison College in February and April, 1970.

Dates: 1998

Marching Royal Dukes Records

 Collection
Identifier: UA 0016
Abstract

The Marching Royal Dukes Records contain the organizational files pertaining to the operation of the JMU marching band from 1975-2016. In addition to these files, the records include ephemera, photographs, and audio-video recordings of and pertaining to the Marching Royal Dukes.

Dates: 1975-2016

New Cultural Pluralism in the Shenandoah Valley Oral Histories

 Collection
Identifier: SdArch 8
Abstract

The New Cultural Pluralism in the Shenandoah Valley Oral Histories, 1992-1993, is comprised of 8 audio recordings and 12 transcripts or summaries of interviews by undergraduate history intern, Theresa Staropoli, with individuals from the Shenandoah Valley who provide services to refugees and immigrants, and individuals representative of groups new to the area.

Dates: 1992-1993

Shenandoah National Park oral history collection

 Collection
Identifier: SdArch SNP
Abstract

The Shenandoah National Park Oral History Collection, SdArch SNP, 1964-1999, consists of audio, transcripts, and images pertaining to interviews conducted primarily by Dorothy Noble Smith in addition to members of the Potomac Appalachian Trail Club, park collaborators Eugene and Diane Zior Wilhelm, Darwin Lambert, and others.

Dates: 1964-1999

Shenandoah Valley Oral History Project

 Collection
Identifier: SdArch 29
Abstract

The Shenandoah Valley Oral History Project, 2005-2009, is comprised of audio recordings, transcripts, background papers, digital photographs and supplementary digital material related to interviews conducted by undergraduate students with Shenandoah Valley residents, primarily in Rockingham and Augusta Counties.

Dates: 2005-2009

Tanbark Industry in the Shenandoah Valley Oral Histories

 Collection
Identifier: SdArch 4
Abstract

Tanbark Industry in the Shenandoah Valley Oral Histories, 1987, 1991, is comprised of audio interviews, transcripts, photographs, and a background paper, documenting the history of the bark peeling industry in the Shenandoah Valley.

Dates: 1987; 1991

United Daughters of the Confederacy, Turner Ashby Chapter Records

 Collection
Identifier: SC 0121
Abstract

This collection deals with the records from the Turner Ashby Chapter of the United Daughters of the Confederacy. These records are mostly comprised of membership applications dated 1896-1991, along with memorabilia such as confederate banners, scrapbooks, yearbooks, cassette tapes, and the original charters for the chapter.

Dates: 1896-1991

Virginia Wildland Firefighters Oral Histories

 Collection
Identifier: SdArch 32
Abstract

The Virginia Wildland Firefighters Oral Histories, 2006, is comprised of three sound recordings of interviews with US Forest Service Fire Fighters on their experiences fighting fires in the mountain region of Virginia, from 1940-2005. The collection includes transcripts, photographs, and other supplemental documents.

Dates: 2006

Wetsel Seed Company Oral Histories

 Collection
Identifier: SdArch 1
Abstract

The Wetsel Seed Company Oral Histories, 1971, 1990, is comprised of interview transcripts, audio recordings, a pamphlet, and background papers, documenting the history of the Wetsel Seed Company, of Harrisonburg, Virginia.

Dates: 1971; 1990