Virginia Room Digital Collection


The Virginia Room Digital Collection includes photographs, oral histories, books, pamphlets and finding aids to items in the Virginia Room Collection. Continue to check back for new additions.

Browse Items (20 total)

Joyner, Erika.MP3
Interviewers: Rebecca Proctor, Kalyn Fowler
Interviewee: Erika Joyner
Date: 29 September 2016
Duration: 57:17
Transcription prepared by: Kalyn Fowler and Sarah Groft

Seagraves, Sally.MP3
Interviewers: James Stoneking Jackie Landon
Interviewee: Sally Seagraves
Date: 7 October 2016
Duration: 46:08
Transcription prepared by: David Franczak, James Stoneking, and Jackie Landon

Shifflett, Peggy.MP3
Interviewer: Gregory Rosenthal
Interviewee: Peggy Shifflett
Date: 14 October 2016
Duration: 56:15
Transcription prepared by: Julia Greider

Maberry, Barbara.MP3
Interviewer: Zacch Wooten
Interviewee: Barbara Maberry
Date: 5 October 2016
Duration: 58:59
Transcription prepared by: Amelia Woodworth and Joshua Bailey

Boenke, Mary.MP3
Interviewer: Mariana Araujo
Interviewee: Mary Boenke
Date: 6 October 2016
Duration: 1:01:49
Transcription prepared by: Erin McWethy, Chelsea Hutton, and Mariana Araujo

Wyman, Rosemary.MP3
Oral History Interview with Rosemary Wyman
Interviewee: Rosemary Wyman
Interviewer: Rachel Barton
Date: 27 February 2016
Location: Floyd, Virginia
Total Duration: 50:13
Transcription prepared by: Rachel Barton

Whittier, Edna.mp3
Oral History Interview with Edna Whittier
Interviewer:Tessa Pleban
Interviewee: Edna Whittier
Date: 2 March 2016
Location: Floyd Public Library, Floyd,VA
Total Duration: 1:37:59
Transcription prepared by: Mahmoud El-­‐Hazzouri and Jessica…

Oral History Interview with Trish Valentine
Interviewer: Kerri Dalton (and Teddy Melnik)
Interviewee: Trish Valentine
Date: 25 February 2016
Location: Roanoke College, Fintel Library, 220 High Street, Salem, VA
Total Duration:…

Thornhill, Peter.MP3
Oral History Interview with Peter Thornhill
Interviewer: Gregory Rosenthal
Interviewee: Peter Thornhill
Date: 22 February 2016
Location: Peter Thornhill’s home in Roanoke, Virginia
Total Duration: 56:57
Transcription prepared by: Martha…

Saunders, Rodger-1.MP3
Oral History Interview with Rodger Saunders
Interviewer: Holly Thompson
Interviewee: Rodger Saunders
Date: 25 February 2016
Location: Roanoke Diversity Center
Total Duration : 59:02
Transcription prepared by: Laura Groves and Craig Walker

O'Donnell, Kim (compressed).mp3
Interviewers: Caitlyn Allen and Madison Kunstman
Interviewee: Kim O’Donnell
Date: 25 February 2016
Total Duration: 77:42
Transcription prepared by: Will Lucas

Lindsey, Virginia (compressed).mp3
Oral History Interview with Virginia Lindsey
Interviewer: Alexis Rixner
Interviewee: Virginia Lindsey
Date: 25 February 2016
Location: Roanoke College Fintel Library, 221 College Lane, Salem, VA
Total Duration : 80:04
Transcription prepared…

Davidson, Ron (compressed).mp3
Oral History Interview with Ron Davidson
Interviewer: Sydney Brennert
Interviewee: Ronald “Ron” Davidson
Date: February 28, 2016
Location: Mill Mountain Coffeehouse, 117 Campbell Avenue SE, Roanoke, VA
Total Duration: 52:04

Oral History Interview with Daddy Sam
Interviewer: Marlee Wertz
Interviewee: Daddy Sam
Date: 24 February 2016
Location: Interviewee’s private residence, Roanoke, VA
Total Duration: 60:07
Transcription prepared by: Micheala McDonald, Rachel…

Conley, Whitney.MP3
Oral History Interview with Whitney B. Conley
Interviewer: Julie Frymier
Interviewee: Whitney B. Conley
Date: 26 February 2016
Location: Roanoke College, Miller Hall, Room 219, 221
College Lane, Salem, VA
Total Duration: 55:46

Bly, Larry.MP3
Oral History Interview with Larry Bly
Interviewer: Meghan Kennedy (and Caroline Allison)
Interviewee: Larry Bly
Date: 1 March 2016
Location: System 4 Advertising, 322 Bullitt Avenue SE, Roanoke, VA
Total Duration: 34:52
Transcription prepared…

Best, Jim.mp3
Oral History Interview with James Best
Interviewers: Caitlyn Allen (Madison Kunstman also
Interviewee:James Ernest Best
Date: February 21, 2016
Location: Roanoke College, Miller Hall, 221 College Lane Salem, VA
Total Duration:…

Jennings, Gerry (compressed).MP3
Oral History Interview with Gerry Jennings
Interviewer: Gregory Rosenthal
Interviewee: Gerry Jennings
Date: February 23, 2016
Location: Gerry Jennings’s home, Roanoke, Virginia
Total Duration: 1:15:59
Transcription prepared by Erin Hannon

Daniel Jones - Part I.MP3
Oral history interview with Dan Jones
Interviewer: Gregory Rosenthal
Interviewee: Daniel Jones
Date: 20 February 2016
Location: Roanoke College History Department, 223 E. Main Street, Salem
Total Duration: 95:28
Transcription prepared by:…

This is a guide to the the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Questioning (LGBTQ) History Project began in 2015 as collaboration between Roanoke College, Roanoke Diversity Center and Roanoke Public Libraries in an effort to collect and preserve…
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