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In Whose Hearts Is a Highway: The Buford Highway Oral History Project

 Collection
Identifier: Y019

Scope and Contents of the Collection

In Whose Hearts is a Highway: The Buford Highway Oral History Project consists of oral history interviews about communities in Metro Atlanta, Georgia, around the Buford Highway Corridor in cities such as Chamblee and Doraville. This project began in 2018 and is still ongoing.

Dates

  • 2018

Creator

Restrictions on Access

Consult individual interview descriptions for information on access restrictions

Terms Governing Use and Reproduction

Copyright to items in this collection is owned by Georgia State University. Items may be used for personal scholarly or educational uses. For other uses of the items, or to reproduce in whole or in part in any publication, including on the Worldwide Web, any material from this collection, the researcher must obtain permission from Georgia State University. For some uses, the researcher must also obtain permission from We Love BuHi, Inc.; such uses shall include any commercial or profit-driven activity, reproduction or transformation of the collection in its entirety, public performances, licensing of interviewees' publicity or life story rights, and long-term projects or campaigns, particularly those that rely heavily on the project materials or relate to the community-building mission of We Love BuHi, Inc.

Persons wishing to reproduce, modify, or distribute items from this collection should consult a reference archivist, who will review the terms of the project agreement and determine whether further permission is required. All requests are subject to limitations noted in departmental policies on reproduction. Reproduction of any item must contain the complete citation to the original.

Background Note

In Whose Hearts is a Highway: The Buford Highway Oral History Project is a multi-year initiative of the community-building organization We Love BuHi that aims to document first-person accounts from immigrants, refugees, and their descendants who have lived or worked along the Buford Highway Corridor from 1950 to the present. The mission of the project is to foster a strong and inclusive sense of Buford Highway’s community heritage and identities, a more comprehensive understanding of the past, and an inventory of current needs, challenges, and strengths to generate a shared vision for future change and development in the Buford Highway area. Interviews are permanently housed in Georgia State University Library's Special Collections and Archives Department.

Extent

11 Item(s) (11 oral history interviews)

Abstract

In Whose Hearts is a Highway: The Buford Highway Oral History Project consists of oral history interviews about communities around the Buford Highway Corridor in Metro Atlanta, Georgia.

Online Access

Many of these interviews are available in the Georgia State University Library Digital Collections.

Processing Information

Born-digital oral histories processed by Kathryn Michaelis.

Creator

Title
In Whose Hearts Is a Highway: The Buford Highway Oral History Project:
Subtitle
A Guide to the Interviews at Georgia State University Library
Status
Completed
Author
Hal Hansen
Date
February 2019
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Repository

Contact:
100 Decatur St., S.E.
Atlanta, Georgia 30303
404-413-2880
404-413-2881 (Fax)