ATTENTION USERS

LEARN NC is no longer supported by the UNC School of Education and has been permanently archived. On February 1st, 2018, you will only be able to access these resources through the Internet Archive’s Wayback Machine. We recommend that you print or download resources you may need before February 1st, 2018, after which, you will have to follow these instructions in order to access those resources.

Eunice Austin

Eunice Austin talks about growing up on a farm in Catawba County. (1:11)

Please upgrade your Flash Player and/or enable JavaScript in your browser to listen to this audio file.

Download recording (Right-click or option-click) | About the recording

Eunice Austin talks about the work she and her sisters did on the farm, often work that would ordinarily be done by boys. (1:00)

Please upgrade your Flash Player and/or enable JavaScript in your browser to listen to this audio file.

Download recording (Right-click or option-click) | About the recording

Eunice Austin talks about her mother’s work on their family farm. (0:15)

Please upgrade your Flash Player and/or enable JavaScript in your browser to listen to this audio file.

Download recording (Right-click or option-click) | About the recording

Eunice Austin interviewed by Jacquelyn Hall, Newton, North Carolina, July 2, 1980. Interview #H-107 in the Southern Oral History Program Collection (#4007), Southern Historical Collection, Wilson Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

Flossie Durham

Flossie Durham, born in 1883, describes her family’s move from the farm to Bynum, NC. (1:23)

Please upgrade your Flash Player and/or enable JavaScript in your browser to listen to this audio file.

Download recording (Right-click or option-click) | About the recording

Flossie Durham talks about the crops her family planted on the farm. (1:28)

Please upgrade your Flash Player and/or enable JavaScript in your browser to listen to this audio file.

Download recording (Right-click or option-click) | About the recording

Flossie Durham explains how family friends helped her mother make the decision to move to Bynum after her father’s death. (:49)

Please upgrade your Flash Player and/or enable JavaScript in your browser to listen to this audio file.

Download recording (Right-click or option-click) | About the recording

Flossie Durham describes moving into the mill house in Bynum. (1:10)

Please upgrade your Flash Player and/or enable JavaScript in your browser to listen to this audio file.

Download recording (Right-click or option-click) | About the recording

Flossie Durham talks about her work on the farm as a child and about her brothers’ work. (1:51)

Please upgrade your Flash Player and/or enable JavaScript in your browser to listen to this audio file.

Download recording (Right-click or option-click) | About the recording

Flossie Durham talks about the cotton gin her family where her family took their cotton. (1:10)

Please upgrade your Flash Player and/or enable JavaScript in your browser to listen to this audio file.

Download recording (Right-click or option-click) | About the recording

Flossie Durham describes helping her mother at home on the farm and describes her mother’s work. (1:00)

Please upgrade your Flash Player and/or enable JavaScript in your browser to listen to this audio file.

Download recording (Right-click or option-click) | About the recording

Flossie Moore Durham interviewed by Mary Frederickson and Brent Glass, Bynum, North Carolina, September 2, 1976. Interview # H-66 in the Southern Oral History Program Collection (#4007), Southern Historical Collection, Wilson Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

George Dyer

George Dyer describes his parents’ financial situation when they got married and started farming. (1:15)

Please upgrade your Flash Player and/or enable JavaScript in your browser to listen to this audio file.

Download recording (Right-click or option-click) | About the recording

George Dyer talks about his parents’ decision to leave their farm. (1:23)

Please upgrade your Flash Player and/or enable JavaScript in your browser to listen to this audio file.

Download recording (Right-click or option-click) | About the recording

George Dyer talks about the farm where he grew up. (1:26)

Please upgrade your Flash Player and/or enable JavaScript in your browser to listen to this audio file.

Download recording (Right-click or option-click) | About the recording

George and Tessie Dyer interviewed by LuAnn Jones, Charlotte, North Carolina, March 5, 1980. Interview # H-161 in the Southern Oral History Program Collection (#4007), Southern Historical Collection, Wilson Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

Gladys Hollar

Gladys Hollar discusses her grandparents and farm life. (1:35)

Please upgrade your Flash Player and/or enable JavaScript in your browser to listen to this audio file.

Download recording (Right-click or option-click) | About the recording

Gladys Hollar discusses the work that her mother and the children did on the family farm. (1:08)

Please upgrade your Flash Player and/or enable JavaScript in your browser to listen to this audio file.

Download recording (Right-click or option-click) | About the recording

Gladys Hollar talks about the impact of her father’s death on the family and their farm. (0:59)

Please upgrade your Flash Player and/or enable JavaScript in your browser to listen to this audio file.

Download recording (Right-click or option-click) | About the recording

Gladys Hollar describes her mothers worries about the family’s survival. (0:19)

Please upgrade your Flash Player and/or enable JavaScript in your browser to listen to this audio file.

Download recording (Right-click or option-click) | About the recording

Glenn E. and Gladys Hollar interviewed by Jacquelyn Hall, Conover, North Carolina, February 26 and 28, 1980. Interview # H-124 in the Southern Oral History Program Collection (#4007), Southern Historical Collection, Wilson Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.