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Oral History Interviews - Stories of the Rivers: Elk & Kanawha

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Life on the Kanawha and Elk rivers: recreation, floods, barges and rivermen, Coast Guard, Sternwheel Regatta, bridges. Bring us your best river-related stories and add them to the Charleston oral history archive. (If you would like to record an oral history on another topic, that is fine, too.)

Location: West Virginia Archives and History Library

            The Culture Center

            1900 Kanawha Blvd. E

            Charleston, WV  25305

            (304) 558-0230, ext. 742

June 25-27; Appointment time slots available from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Make an appt. with Susan Scouras, Archives Librarian, (304) 558-0230, ext. 742,

  • One hour interview with Eric Douglas

            Interviewee receives copy of interview.

            Excerpts may be used in an audio documentary.

Eric Douglas is a West Virginia author and documentarian. He has a degree in Journalism from Marshall University and a certificate in Documentary Arts from the Center for Documentary Studies at Duke University. He has published a series of adventure novels as well as the West Virginia Voices of War documentary and a book on recording oral histories.  


Sponsors: West Virginia Archives and History Library, WVDACH, FestivALL


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Twitter: @wvhistory

YouTube: West Virginia Archives and History Channel


Jun 25 9:00am to 4:00pm
Jun 26 9:00am to 4:00pm
Jun 27 9:00am to 4:00pm

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