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Sidewalks and Porch Swings Oral History Project

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 500-AppMs 472
The Sidewalks and Porch Swings Oral History Project consists of eight audiocassette recordings of oral history interviews with residents, tape logs summarizing the interviews, data sheets on individuals interviewed, release forms, newspaper clippings, a photograph, and a newsletter of the Southside Neighborhood Organization which document the history of the "Tree Streets" neighborhood and residents in Johnson City, Tennessee.


  • 1995-1996



0.50 linear feet

8 audio cassette recordings other_unmapped


Material is arranged alphabetically by subject. Printed material is housed in box 1 and tape interviews in Box 2.

Method of Acquisition

The Sidewalks and Porch Swings Oral History Project was developed as a class project in Governor's School courses taught at ETSU by Katie Doman, Johnson City, Tennessee in the summers of 1995 and 1996 and was donated to the Archives of Appalachia by Doman on August 9, 1995 and August 12, 1996.

Processing Information

Ned Irwin completed the processing, and the collection was opened to researchers in March 1997.
Ned Irwin
Language of description

Repository Details

Part of the Archives of Appalachia Repository

PO Box 70295
344 J.L. Seehorn Jr. Rd.
Johnson City TN 37614 USA