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The One Ashland, Many Voices Oral History Project was undertaken to record the memories of Ashland residents in celebration of the town's sesquicentennial anniversary. Many people contributed to the project including the Ashland 150th Oral History Committee, chaired by Dale Talley; the 30 students and 2 faculty of the Randolph-Macon College First Year Experience Colloquia "Remembering" (FYEC 157 and FYEC 158), taught respectively by Dr. Amy Goodwin and Dr. Alva Hughes; and Schapiro Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF) recipient Kimberly Dutton, class of 2011 (faculty advisor Ms. Laurie Preston, McGraw-Page Library). Web access and archiving by Laurie Preston, with special thanks to Eric Kim, and Tommy Proffitt for audio editing.

For more information on this project, ocntact the Project Director, Laurie Preston, at lpreston@rmc.edu or (804) 752-4718.

View Flash presentations of old images of Ashland with audio clips. These presentations were debuted at the Ashland 150th Anniversary Celebration held on the R-MC campus on October 18, 2008. These will open in a new window, so be sure to maximize the window size for the best viewing experience:

Commerce at the Crossing
(Duration: 7 min. 58 sec.)
Trains, Trains, and More Trains
(Duration: 8 min. 45 sec.)
Community and Faith
(Duration: 5 min. 9 sec.)
Celebrations at the Center of the Universe
(Duration: 3 min. 37 sec.)

Interviewees to date:

Anita Allen,
July 22, 2008
Interviewed by Kimberly Dutton

Interview (.wav file, 1.05 GB, 107 minutes)
Interview (.mp3 file, 98 MB, 107 minutes)
 
Dr. Jodi Allen
Interviewed by Tian Xu
Recorded interview lost due to technical problems transcript
Dr. Ira Andrews
May 12, 2008
Interviewed by Joseph Haddon
Recorded interview lost due to technical problems transcript

Cathy Bach
May 18, 2008
Interviewed by Jessica Woods

Interview (.wav file, 416 MB, 41 minutes)
Interview (.mp3 file, 38 MB, 41 minutes)
transcript

Carlene Bass
June 17, 2008
Interviewed by Kimberly Dutton

Interview (.wav file, 779 MB, 77 minutes)
Interview (.mp3 file, 71 MB, 77 minutes)
transcript
Robert Blinn
July 7, 2008
Interviewed by Kimberly Dutton
Interview (.wav file, 294 MB, 58 minutes)
Interview (.mp3 file, 53 MB, 58 minutes)
 
Christina Brown
July 24, 2008
Interviewed by Kimberly Dutton
Interview (.wav file, 252 MB, 25 minutes)
Interview (.mp3 file, 23 MB, 25 minutes)
transcript
Robert Burrass
April 14, 2008
Interviewed by Emily Kight
Interview (.wav file, 254 MB, 25 minutes)
Interview (.mp3 file, 23 MB, 25 minutes)
transcript
Toni Burruss
April 28, 2008
Interviewed by Alexa Tellez-Mansy
Interview (.wav file, 683 MB, 68 minutes)
Interview (.mp3 file, 42 MB, 68 minutes)
transcript

Dr. Hill Carter
April 28, 2008
Interviewed by Emily Chilton

Interview (.wav file, 271 MB, 27 minutes)
Interview (.mp3 file, 25 MB, 27 minutes)
transcript
Madge Carter
April 25, 2008
Interviewed by Jessee Perry
Interview (.wav file, 366 MB, 36 minutes)
Interview (.mp3 file, 33 MB, 36 minutes)
transcript
Glenn Patterson Crone
April 24, 2008
Interviewed by Plamena Zamova
Interview (.wav file, 650 MB, 64 minutes)
Interview (.mp3 file, 59 MB, 64 minutes)
transcript
Floyd Dabney, Jr.
Interviewed by Brandy Washington
Interview (.wav file, 44 MB, 48 minutes)
Interview (.mp3 file, 3 MB, 48 minutes)
transcript
Cathy Daugherty
June 25, 2008
Interviewed by Kimberly Dutton
Interview (.wav file, 576 MB, 57 minutes)
Interview (.mp3 file, 52 MB, 57 minutes)
transcript
Barclay DuPriest
June 25, 2008
Interviewed by Kimberly Dutton
Interview (.wav file, 1.18 GB, 120 minutes)
Interview (.mp3 file, 109 MB, 120 minutes)
transcript
Fan Cox Etienne
April 16, 2008
Interviewed by Amanda Steinagel
Interview (.wav file, 300 MB, 30 minutes)
Interview (.mp3 file, 27 MB, 30 minutes)
transcript
Pat Ewald
April 11, 2008
Interviewed by Amanda Bass
Interview (.wav file, 789 MB, 78 minutes)
Interview (.mp3 file, 63 MB, 78 minutes)
transcript
Lori Foley
April 16, 2008
Interviewed by Alexa Durnwirth
Recorded interview lost due to technical problems transcript
Brenda and Larry Gilman
April 29, 2008
Interviewed by Sascha Shahramfar
Interview (.wav file, 444 MB, 44 minutes)
Interview (.mp3 file, 40 MB, 44 minutes)
transcript
Meriwether Gilmore
August 6, 2008
Interview by Kimberly Dutton and Laurie Preston
Due to technical problems, interview was lost and data was unrecoverable  
Doug Goodman
July 11, 2008
Interviewed by Kimberly Dutton
Interview (.wav file, 487 MB, 48 minutes)
Interview (.mp3 file, 44 MB, 48 minutes)
 
George E. Gray, Jr.
May 6, 2008
Interviewed by Kasie Taylor
Interview (.wav file, 1.03 GB, 105 minutes)
Interview (.mp3 file, 96 MB, 105 minutes)
transcript

Melvin Hall, Jr.
April 19, 2008
Interview 1 by Mancini Grant
July 22, 2008
Interview 2 by Kimberly Dutton

Interviews not yet available

transcript- Interview 1

transcript- Interview 2

Charles Hartgrove
Interviewed by Stephanie Serena
Interview (.wav file, 183 MB, 18 minutes)
Interview (.mp3 file, 17 MB, 18 minutes)
transcript
William "Buck" Herbert, Jr.
April 23, 2008
Interviewed by Kimberly Dutton
Interview (.wav file, 172 MB, 34 minutes)
Interview (.mp3 file, 31 MB, 34 minutes)
transcript
Betsy and Martha Hodges
May 6, 2008
Interviewed by Lauren Eng
Interview (.wav file, 511 MB, 51 minutes)
Interview (.mp3 file, 46 MB, 51 minutes)
transcript
Lyn Hodnett
July 9, 2008
Interviewed by Kimberly Dutton
Interview (.wav file, 522 MB, 52 minutes)
Interview (.mp3 file, 47 MB, 52 minutes)
transcript

Nancy Ross Hugo
May 1, 2008
Interviewed by Morgan DeAmicis

Interview (.wav file, 514 MB, 51 minutes)
Interview (.mp3 file, 47 MB, 51 minutes)
transcript

Anthony Keitt
April 30, 2008
Interviewed by Lianne Valenza

Interview (.wav file, 435 MB, 43 minutes)
Interview (.mp3 file, 39 MB, 43 minutes)
transcript
Ted Keller
July 7, 2008
Interviewed by Kimberly Dutton
Interview (.wav file, 654 MB, 65 minutes)
Interview (.mp3 file, 59 MB, 65 minutes)
 
Robert Lindgren
July 21, 2008
Interviewed by Kimberly Dutton
Interview (.wav file, 383 MB, 38 minutes)
Interview (.mp3 file, 35 MB, 38 minutes)
transcript
Ann Martin
June 24, 2008
Interviewed by Kimberly Dutton

Interview 1 (.wav file, 393 MB, 78 minutes)
Interview 1 (.mp3 file, 71 MB, 78 minutes)
Interview 2 (.wav file, 60 MB, 12 minutes)
Interview 2 (.mp3 file, 11 MB, 12 minutes)

transcript
Lucille "Tudie" Midyette
April 21, 2008
Interviewed by Jessica Barber
Interview (.wav file, 440 MB, 44 minutes)
Interview (.mp3 file,40 MB, 44 minutes)
transcript
Richard Gaillard Owen
April 28, 2008
Interviewed by Kristen Bischoff
Interview (.wav file, 545 MB, 54 minutes)
Interview (.mp3 file, 50 MB, 54 minutes)
transcript
Pat Pace
April 27, 2008
Interviewed by LaMartha Martin
Interview (.wav file, 392 MB, 39 minutes)
Interview (.mp3 file, 36 MB, 39 minutes)
transcript
Chris Peace
April 18, 2008
Interviewed by Erin Pusey
Interview (.wav file, 229 MB, 23 minutes)
Interview (.mp3 file, 21 MB, 23 minutes)
transcript
Faye Prichard
July 23, 2008
Interviewed by Kimberly Dutton and Laurie Preston
Interview (.wav file, 396 MB, 39 minutes)
Interview (.mp3 file, 36 MB, 39 minutes)
transcript
Billie Raines
June 26, 2008
Interviewed by Kimberly Dutton
Interview (.wav file, 225 MB, 45 minutes)
Interview (.mp3 file, 41 MB, 45 minutes)
transcript
Stu Reid
May 7, 2008
interviewed by Danny Jones
Interview (.wav file, 277 MB, 27 minutes)
Interview (.mp3 file, 25 MB, 27 minutes)
transcript
Dr. James Scanlon
July 17, 2008
Interviewed by Kimberly Dutton
Interview (.wav file, 277 MB, 27 minutes)
Interview (.mp3 file, 25 MB, 27 minutes)
 
Rosanne Shalf
July 16, 2008
Interviewed by Kimberly Dutton and Laurie Preston

Interview 1 (.wav file, 1.25 GB, 127 minutes)
Interview 1 (.mp3 file, 116 MB, 127 minutes)
Interview 2 (.wav file, 75 MB, 7 minutes)
Interview 2 (.mp3 file, 7 MB, 7 minutes)

transcript
Margie Smith
May 2, 2008
Interviewed by Justine Armes
Interview (.wav file, 329 MB, 33 minutes)
Interview (.mp3 file, 30 MB, 33 minutes)
transcript
Dr. George Spagna
May 7, 2008
Interviewed by Alicia Fetrow
Interview not yet available transcript
Betty Carol Stevenson
July 23, 2008
Interviewed by Kimberly Dutton

Interview 1 (.wav file, 796 MB, 79 minutes)
Interview 1 (.mp3 file, 73 MB, 79 minutes)
Interview 2 (.wav file, 43 MB, 4 minutes)
Interview 2 (.mp3 file, 4 MB, 4 minutes)

 
Susan and Woody Tucker
June 30, 2008
Interviewed by Kimberly Dutton
Interview (.wav file, 385 MB, 76 minutes)
Interview (.mp3 file, 70 MB, 76 minutes)
transcript
Dawne Vronek
May 12, 2009
Interviewed by Kimberly Dutton
Interview (.wav file, 231 MB, 23 minutes)
Interview (.mp3 file, 21 MB, 23 minutes)
 
Ritchie and Sue Watson
April 25, 2008
Interviewed by Meylena Spencer
Interview (.wav file, 36 MB, 38 minutes)
Interview (.mp3 file, 2 MB, 38 minutes)
transcript
David Willis
May 14, 2008
Interviewed by Kelley Lewis
Interview (.wav file, 441 MB, 44 minutes)
Interview (.mp3 file, 18 MB, 44 minutes)
transcript

Terri Winston-Abri
July 25, 2008
Interviewed by Kimberly Dutton

Interview not yet available  
Sarah Jones Wright
June 20, 2008
Interviewed by Kimberly Dutton and Laurie Preston
Interview not yet available  
Ellen and Tom Wulf
May 1, 2008
Interviewed by Brittany Thomas
Interview (.wav file, 270 MB, 27 minutes)
Interview (.mp3 file, 24 MB, 27 minutes)
transcript

 

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