Guide to the Northern Virginia Oral History Project collection, 1958-1996

Northern Virginia Oral History Project C0030


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Contact Information:

Fenwick Library (2FL)

George Mason University

Fairfax, Virginia 22030-4444

USA

Phone: (703) 993-2220

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Descriptive Summary

Repository George Mason University. Special Collections and Archives.
Creator Northern Virginia Oral History Project
Title Northern Virginia Oral History Project collection
Date 1958-1996
Physical Characteristics 2.5 linear ft.
Abstract The collection contains 96 taped interviews of Northern Virginia residents. Transcripts or abstracts accompany most of the recordings. Topics such as agriculture, development, education, health, politics, transportation, and religion, with respect to Northern Virginia in the 19th and 20th centuries, are discussed.
Collection number C0030
Language English

Historical Information

The Northern Virginia Oral History Project Collection is comprised of interviews conducted between 1962 and 1983. The interviews document community and family life, and careers in the Northern Virginia Area as well as changes in Northern Virginia since World War II.

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Scope and Content

The collection contains 96 taped interviews of Northern Virginia residents. Transcripts or abstracts accompany most of the recordings. Topics such as agriculture, development, education, health, politics, transportation, and religion, with respect to Northern Virginia in the 19th and 20th centuries, are discussed.

The eighty interviews in Series 1, taped between 1958 and 1983, document community and family life, careers, etc. in the Northern Virginia Area. The sixteen interviews in Series 2, conducted in 1982-1983, deal primarily with changes in Northern Virginia since World War II. The transcripts are in Series 3. Series 4 contains the Northern Virginia Leadership Project interviews. Roy Rosenzweig, a professor in Mason's History Department, supervised the final phase of the project. The Northern Virginia Leadership Project is a collection of interviews with prominent figures from the Northern Virginia area. The collection includes 9 interviews conducted between the years 1990 and 1996.

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Arrangement

Organized into three series.

Series 1: Northern Virginia Community, 1958-1983
Series 2: Northern Virginia Changes, 1982-1986
Series 3: Transcripts, 1962-1983
Series 4: Northern Virginia Leadership Project, 1990-1996

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Restrictions

Access Restrictions

Collection is open to research although some interviews may have restrictions.

Use Restrictions

There may be use restrictions on some of the interviews.

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Related Material

Special Collections and Archives also holds many other oral histories about Northern Virginia, particularly Reston, Virginia.

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Index Terms

Geographical Names:

Virginia, Northern--History.

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Administrative Information

Custodial History

The collection was previously housed in the Fairfax County Library from 1962-1983. It was transferred to George Mason University Libraries in 1984.

Preferred Citation

Northern Virginia Oral History Project collection, Collection #C0030, Special Collections and Archives, George Mason University.

Acquisition Information

Collection donated by the Fairfax City Regional Library in 1992. Additional interviews added in 1996.

Processing Information

Processed by Special Collections and Archives staff. EAD markup completed in February 2009 by Eron Ackerman and Jordan Patty.

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Contents List

Series 1: Northern Virginia Community, 1958-1983
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TC 3 Vault ADAMS, IDA. Reminiscences of two former students at Forestville School, Great Falls, VA December 21,1969 1 sound cassette (45 min) mono.; 1 abstract (1p)
ALDEN ROBERT M. Life in Lewinsville, Langley, and McLean, VA(ca 1800-1960) with particular focus on Lewinsville Presbyterian Church September 23,1973 1 sound cassette (37 min) mono.; 1 sound tape reel
BAILEY, CHARLES. The Navy School and other schools in Pender,VA May 6,1970 1 sound Cassette (11 min) mono.; 1 sound tape reel(master); 1 abstract (1p)
BATES, MILDRED. Life in the Community (1917-1945). February 9, 1983 1 sound cassette (45 min) mono.; 1 abstract (1p)
BEARD JOSEPH. Agricultural practices and farm life in Fairfax County, VA. November 21, 1974 1 sound cassette (60 min) mono.; 1 sound tape reel(master); 21 page transcript
BEARD, JOSEPH. Fairfax County Library National Book Week. April 19, 1974. 1 sound cassettes
BEARD, JOSEPH. Community and family life in Floris and Herndon, VA January 23,1979 1 sound cassette (60 min) mono.; 25 page transcript
BEARD, JOSEPH. Dairy farming in Fairfax County, VA in the 1930s with emphasis on the Agricultural Adjustment Act of 1933 March 6, 1979 1 sound cassette (60 min) mono.; 25 page transcript
BEARD, JOSEPH. Reminiscences of Fairfax County, Va Agricultural Agent August 9, 1975 2 sound cassette (120 min) mono.; 1 abstract (4p)
BENNETT, MABEL. Community Life at Fairfax Court House (c.1900-80) with Elsie Lucas. December 6,1982 1 sound cassette; 1 abstract (1p)
BESLEY, OLIVER W., Jr. Wakefield Chapel, Fairfax County, VA November 10, 1976 1 sound cassette (60 min) mono.; 11 page transcript(missing 10/92) abstract (4p)
BIRCH, ALVIN ASHTON. Schools and transportation in Fairfax County, VA. A 1 sound cassette (60 min) mono.; 1 sound tape reel(master).; 1 abstract(2p.)
BIRCH, ALVIN ASHTON. Work and religion in Pender, VA January 6, 1977 1 sound cassette (60 min) mono.; 12 page transcript.
BLACK, ELIZABETH. Community life in Dunn-Loring, VA June 21, 1971 2 sound cassette (90 min) mono.; 1 sound tape reel(master).; 1 abstract (2p).
BLAKE, RONALD. Schools, farming, and transportation in Oakton, VA December 21, 1969 1 sound cassette (25 min) mono.; 1 sound tape reel(master).; 1 abstract (1p.).
BLES, MARCUS J. July 22, 1975. 1 sound cassette
BOSTON, MERVIN. Family life in McLean, Va March 8,1973 2 sound cassette (90 min) mono.; 1 sound tape reel(master).; 1 abstract (2p.).
BOWMAN, LEONARD WILBUR. Oakton History including Church of the Brethren, electric railway, dairies, Hell's Hole, FFA, 4-H, Electric Railway in Oakton. September 17,1981 1 sound cassette.
BRECKENRIDGE, ALMA WILLIAMS. School in Herndon, VA 1 sound cassette (35 min) mono.; 1 sound tape reel (master).; 1 abstract (1p)
BROWN, EARL 1970
BRUMSTED, MARGARETH R. August 23, 1984. 3 sound cassettes
BUCKMAN, BERTHA. Woodlawn School, Fairfax County, VA April 28, 1970 1 sound cassette (60 min) mono.; 1 sound tape reel (master)., 1 abstract (2p.).
BUCKMAN, CHRISTINE April 28,1970
BUCKMAN, HORACE April 28,1970
CANTERBURY, TED. Burke Center. August 22, 1985 1 sound cassette.
CARTER, RENA. Schools in Fairfax County, VA February 20, 1970 1 sound cassette (18 min) mono.; 1 sound tape reel (master).; 12 page transcript.
CECCHI, GIUSEPPE. Burke Center Development. August 27, 1985. 1 sound cassette; 15 page transcript.
CHASE, SANDRA. Wakefield Chapel, Fairfax County, VA and its environs December 8,1976 1 sound cassette (30 min) mono.; 8 page transcript.
CLEVELAND, JAMES. Reston. February 4, 1982 1 sound cassette
COBB, NORMAN. Oakton History including Gray's florist business, Gray subdivision, van der Vies competition, Oakton School, Oaktan as a farming community, Fairfax Court House, and Vienna banking November 21, 1980 1 sound cassette
COCKRELL, ALFRED H. December 11. 1971 1 sound cassette
COOPER, MATTIE April 28, 1970 1 sound cassette (18 min) mono.; 1 sound tape reel (master).; 12 page transcript.
CORNER, CHARLOTTE. Community life in McLean, VA with emphasis on schools and transportation. August 12, 1971 1 sound cassette (60 min) mono.; 1 sound reel (master).; 43 page transcript.
CROLL, DONALD L. Wakefield Chapel, Fairfax County, VA: legal aspects of its deed of trust February 20, 1970 1 sound cassette (30 min) mono.; 3 page transcript.
CROSS, MARY KENYON. Oakton History, WWI, Kenyon Family, Arlington-Fairfax Electric Railroad, Church of the Brethren, Methodist Church, Whitesells, Cobbs, Bowmans, Millers October 28, 1980 1 sound cassette
DANISAVAGE, GLORIA. Preservation of Wakefield Chapel, Fairfax County, VA January 22, 1977 1 sound cassette (60 min) mono.; 13 page transcript.
DANISAVAGE, VICTOR January 22, 1977 1 sound cassette (18 min) mono.; 1 sound tape reel (master).; 12 page transcript.
DOUGLAS, HENRY H. Early Roads in Northern Virginia; Part I August 1, 1974 1 sound cassette
DOWNEY, JERRY. September 29, 1975 1 sound cassette
DOWNS, JOE. Fairfax Then and Now Lecture. October 17, 1972 1 sound cassette
DUNN, PEARL Family life in Merrifield, VA August 20, 1971 1 sound tape reel (master); 31 page transcript.
DWYER, HOBART March 8, 1973
DWYER, HOBART. Community life in the McLean and Langley, VA area: with emphasis on the "Strawberry Vale" house February 12, 1973 1 sound cassette (60 min) mono.; 1 sound tape reel (master).; 1 abstract(2p.).
ELLIOT, JEAN. Fairfax Then and Now: a lecture titled "Potpourri of Alexandria" September 26, 1972 1 sound tape reel (master); 1 abstract (1p.).
ELLMORE, ELIZABETH. Community life in Floris, VA March 8, 1979 1 sound cassette (60 min) mono.; 25 page transcript.
ELLMORE, EMMA March 8,1979
ELLMORE, EMMA. Reminiscences of a Fairfax County VA. teacher with emphasis on her "Citizen of the Year" award. March 21, 1971 1 sound cassette (60 min) mono.; 1 sound tape reel (master).; 1 abstract (2p)
FARRELL, ESTON C. December 9, 1982
FERGUSON, LULAH B. Reminiscences of a school teacher in Falls Church, Floris, Herndon, and Vienna, Va August 16, 1971 1 sound cassette (28 min) mono.; 1 sound reel tape(master).; 19 page transcript.
FIFER, CARSON LEE, JR. Family life at Mount Eagle, Fairfax County, VA July 1, 1981 1 sound cassette (30 min) mono.; 1 abstract (2p.).
FIFER, CARSON LEE SR. Community and family at Mt. Eagle, Fairfax County, VA (c.1941-62) April 4, 1981 Abstract
FLAKNE, JOSEPH. December 23, 1983 2 sound cassettes
FORD, W. HAROLD. Reminiscences of former teachers in Fairfax County, VA. December 13, 1970 1 sound cassette (60 min) mono.; 1 sound tape reel (master).; 1 abstract (2p.).
FORSYTHE, EDWIN. December 8-9, 1982 1 sound cassettes
GAMBLE, ROBERT S. Herndon Historical Meeting: Sully Plantation October 9, 1975 1 sound cassette.
GANTT, FLOYD March 8, 1973 1 sound cassette (18 min) mono.; 1 sound tape reel (master).; 12 page transcript.
GANTT, FLOYD February 12, 1973
GANTT, JOHN February 12, 1973
GARDNER, WILLIAM. Lecture on the History of Indians in NOVA. October 24, 1972 1 sound cassette
HAIGHT, ALEX. May 5, 1971 1 sound cassette
HAIGHT, ALEX. July 15, 1971 1 sound cassette
HAIGHT, ALEX. September 13, 1971 2 sound cassettes
HAIGHT, ALEX. Visit to Little Sully. March 23, 1973 1 sound cassette
HALL, NACY. Reminiscences of a teacher in Fairfax County VA, including a discussion of her father, Milton D. Hall, Superintendent of Schools for Fairfax County March 15, 1970 1 sound cassette (60 min) mono.; 1 sound tape reel (master).; 24 page transcript.
HARRISON, HOLDEN March 6, 1979
HARRISON, HOLDEN. Dairy farming in Herndon and Floris, VA February 5, 1979 1 sound cassette (60 min) mono.; 22 page transcript.
HARRISON, HOLDEN. Reminiscences of a dairy farmer in Herndon, VA March 4,1981 1 sound cassette (60 min) mono.; 11 page transcript.
HARRISON, LOUISE PRESGRAVE February 5, 1979 1 sound cassette (60 min) mono.; 11 page transcript.
HARRISON, LOUISE PRESGRAVE. Teaching in Fairfax County, VA May 14,1970 1 sound cassette (58 min) mono.; 1 sound tape reel(master); 24 page transcript.
HARRISON, RAY February 5,1979
HATCH,DR. WINSLOW. McLean Historic Sites January 19,1975 2 sound cassette
HAWXHURST, RICHARD W. Oakton History, Squire Ernest Smith, Toll gates, Robert Burley, Chain Bridge Road, Hell's Hole, Difficult Run, Waple Farm, Electric Trolley Line, Brethren Church, Hawxhurst Family September 10, 1980 1 sound cassette
HEALY, MICHAEL. August 20, 1981 1 sound cassette
HENDERSON, EDWIN B. Black education in Fairfax County, VA public schools(1920-1950) with particular focus on the James Lee Elementary School June 13, 1969 1 sound cassette (30 min) mono.; 1 sound tape reel (master); 14 page transcript.
HENDERSON, EDWIN B. Community life in the Falls Church and Tysons areas of Northern Virginia (ca. 1910-1960) with particular focus on black churches, schools, and organizations 1962 2 sound cassette (120 min) mono.; 48 page transcript.
HENDERSON, EDWIN B. Race relations, education, and social life in Northern Virginia and Washington, D.C. 1965 1 sound cassette (60 min) mono.; 21 page transcript.
HENDERSON, MARRY ELLEN June 13,1969
HINE, ETHEL LYNN June 21,1971
HIRST, EDNA B. Family and community life in Annandale, VA with particular focus on church attendance January 25,1977 1 sound cassette (30 min) mono.; 9 page transcript.
HOGE, DOROTHY December 13,1970
HOGE, DOROTHY May 14,1970 1 sound cassette (60 min) mono.; 11 page transcript.
HOGE, DOROTHY. Reminiscences of the principal of Hayfield Elementary School, Fairfax County June 8,1970 1 sound cassette (30 min) mono.; 1 sound tape reel (master).;1 abstract (2p.).
HOLLAND, WILL. Tomb Guard (George Washington's ) Speech December 1958 1 sound cassette (60 min) mono.; 11 page transcript.
HONESTY, COLUMBUS C. Life in the black community of Vienna, VA. September 11,1972 1 sound cassette (45 min) mono.; 1 sound tape reel (master).; 1 abstract (1p.).
HUGHES, ADRIAN April 28,1970
HUGHES, RALPH AND PAT. Oakton Trolley Station February 5, 1989 1 sound cassette; 5 page transcript.
INGEBRETSIN, KARL. August 25, 1981 1 sound cassette
JACKSON, JOHN. with granddaughter Denise Johnson. February 2, 1988 2 sound cassettes
JACKSON, SELENA. December 9, 1983 1 sound cassette
JONES, REV. ALBERT. Off the Record Club; the vestry in Va. history. September 14, 1974 2 sound cassettes
JONES, REXTON. County doctors in Fairfax County, VA (ca. 1890 1930) with emphasis on Dr. James Tasker Jones and the Herndon area. February 7,1973 2 sound cassettes (75 min) mono.; 1 sound tape reel(master).; 1 abstract (2p.).
KEITH, JAMES. Reminiscences of a member of the Fairfax County (VA) Board of Supervisors (ca. 1956-62) with particular emphasis on politics, transportation, and suburbanization March 11,1974 1 sound cassette (60 min) mono.; 1 sound tape reel(master).; 16 page transcript.
KEPHART, HERMAN. Community life in Herndon, VA (ca.1920-1960) with particular focus on schools, employers, and suburbanization March 16,1973 1 sound cassette (60 min) mono.; 1 sound tape reel (master).; 1 abstract (2p.).
KIRBY, MARVIN. Community life in McLean, VA. (ca.1900-1970) January 24, 1971 1 sound cassette (60 min) mono.; 7 page transcript.
LANDES, MELVIN December 13,1970 1 sound cassette (60 min) mono.; 11 page transcript.
LANDES, MELVIN. Reminiscences of a school teacher in Fairfax County, VA-(ca. 1920-1945) June 24,1969 1 sound cassette (55 min) mono.; 1 sound tape reel(master).; 1 abstract (3p.). page transcript.
LEIGH, HASSELL. County doctors in Great Falls, Herndon, Leesburg, and Dranesville, VA.(ca. 1880-1920) November 13, 1972 1 sound cassette (60 min) mono.; 1 sound tape reel(master).; 1 abstract (1p.)
LEIGH, M.V. December 29, 1979 1 sound cassette.
LEIGH, W.LEWIS, Jr. Oakton History, Oakton Elementary School, Civil War in the Blake Lane Area July 9, 1980 1 sound cassette.
LEIGH, W. LEWIS, Sr. Oakton History July 9, 1980 1 sound cassette.
LITTLE, GRACE DOVE. June 24, 1983 1 sound cassette
LOTH, CALDER. Architectural discussion on historical sights in Fairfax County, VA-Huntley, Mt. Air, and Mt. Gilead May 12, 1969 3 sound cassettes (180 min.) mono,; 1 abstract (1p.)
LUCAS, ELSIE December 6, 1982
LUSBY, EDWARD AND JEAN. Oakton History July 21, 1981 1 sound cassette.
MACOMBER, WALTER. Dranesville Tavern, Dranesville, VA. (ca. 1968) 1968 2 sound cassettes (120 min) mono.; 1 abstract (1p.).
MADDOX, MAY. Life at Dranesville Tavern, Dranesville, VA. (ca. 1920-1965) with emphasis on tavern services, costs, and facilities February 26, 1968 2 sound cassettes (50 min) mono.; 1 sound tape reel (master).; 1 abstract (2p.).
MARTIN, MABELLE June 21, 1971
MERGLER, Mrs. Life as a member of Mormon (LDS) Church. 1 sound cassette
MEYER, JOHN J. June 21, 1971
MIDDLETON, REBECCA March 8, 1979
MILLARD, EMMA. Family life in Vienna and Herndon, VA. (ca. 1920 1935) with emphasis on Colvin Run Mill, schools, roads, and transportation November 15,1972 2 sound cassettes (120 min) mono.; 2 sound tape reel(master).; 50 page transcript.
MILLARD, LOUISE November 15,1972 2 sound cassettes (120 min) mono.; 1 abstract (1p.).
MONEY, ELSIE. Family life in Vienna, VA. (ca.1900-1960) with particular focus on schools, transportation, and country doctors July 2, 1974 1 sound cassette (30 min) mono.; 1 sound tape reel, (master); 1 abstract (1p.).
MURPHY, LOUISE December 13,1970 2 sound cassettes (120 min) mono.; 1 abstract (1p.).
OLSON, RUTH TAYLOR. Oakton History, Electric Trolley Line, Squire Smith Line, W.R. Gray Nursery, Oakton High, Social Events. September 19, 1980 1 sound cassette.
OSBORN, ILAH June 21,1971
OSBORN, ILAH. Community life in Falls Church and Mclean, VA. (cs. 1930-1975) with emphasis on schools, civic affairs, and suburbanization April 28, 1975 2 sound cassette (100 min) mono.; 1 sound tape reel (master); 1 abstract (3p.)
PEARSON, SAMUEL. Family life in Lewinsville and Vienna, VA. (ca. 1900-1975) with emphasis on family land holdings by Samuel Pearson and Alfred P. Souder. October 26, 1978 43 page transcript.
PECK, MARGARET C. Sully Planation October 10, 1979 2 sound cassettes; 1 abstract (2p.); 35 page transcript
PETERS, VIRGINIA 1970
POSTON, BERTIE. April 1980 1 sound cassette
PRITCHARD, E.A. August 18, 1981 1 sound cassette
PULLEY, ANNE. Family life and schooling in Fairfax County VA(ca. 1895-1975) with emphasis on Wakefield Chapel November 11, 1976 1 sound cassette (60 min) mono.; 11 page transcript.
ROBINSON, B. OSWALD. Reminiscences of a teacher in Fairfax County, VA. (ca. 1910-1970) June 23, 1970 1 sound cassette (29 min) mono.; 1 sound tape reel (master).; 1 abstract (2p.).
ROBINSON, FREDERICK The Fairfax County(VA) School Board and school consolidation (ca. 1933-1953) April 12, 1970 1 sound cassette (30 min) mono.; 1 sound tape reel (master).; 1 abstract (1p.).
ROBINSON, LILLIAN R. March 24, 1983
ROGERS, EDITH. Reminiscences of a school teacher in Fairfax County VA. (ca. 1915-1960) with emphasis on Forestville, Herndon, and Fairfax high schools June 12, 1970 1 sound tape reel (master).; 20 page transcript.
ROUNSEVELL, GLENN. Moving Flint Hill School February 3, 1989 1 sound cassette (29 min) mono.; 1 sound tape reel (master).; 1 abstract (2p.).
SAUNDERS, GLENN. August 25, 1981 1 sound cassette.
SHERMAN, CAROLINE. Reminiscences of a student at the Freedom Hill School, Great Falls, VA. (ca. 1925-1940) with emphasis on one room schools, transportation, and school board membership April 13, 1970 1 sound cassette (30 min) mono.; 1 sound tape reel (master).; 1 abstract (2p.).
SHREVE, EDGAR June 21, 1971
SHREVE, EDGAR. Family life in Dunn-Loring, VA (ca. 1890-1945) with emphasis on transportation, the Great Depression, and the flood of 1936 July 31, 1972 2 sound cassette (90 min) mono.; 1 sound tape reel (master).; 1 abstract (2p.).
SOUDER, ALFRED P. October 26,1978 1 sound cassette (29 min) mono.; 1 sound tape reel (master).; 1 abstract (2p.).
SPAULDING, CATHERINE KLEBER. Oakton History, Henry Hawxhurst, electric railway, Hawxhurst Family August 22, 1980 1 sound cassette
SPEER, BERNARD A. Oakton History, William and Cornelius Speer, Pre-Civil War, Oakton High, Waples swimming hole, Dr. Edward Latch-Methodist Minister, House of Representatives, C.T. Rice, Jermantown, Church of the Brethren, Interurban, Hunter's Mill June 18, 1980 1 sound cassette
STUNZ, W. MAYO. Oakton History, Chain Bridge Road, Oakton Elemetary, Trolley Line, Auto Railer, Fairgrounds, Gray's Nursery, Stuntz Family June 11, 1980 1 sound cassette
SWINK, C.C. Community life in Great Falls, VA.(ca. 1915-1970) with emphasis on mill ownership, roads, and transportation August 23, 1971 1 sound tape reel (master).; 32 page transcript.
VAN PATTEN, FRANCES. Family life in Great Falls, VA (ca. 1895-1930) with emphasis on Swinks Mill August 19, 1971 1 sound tape reel (master).; 35 page transcript.
VOZZOLO, ELIZABETH MARY. Community life in Fairfax County, VA(ca. 1850-1975) with emphasis on Wakefield Chapel, Part 3 February 7, 1977 1 sound cassette (60 min) mono.; 13 page transcript.
VOZZOLO, ELIZABETH MARY. Family life in Fairfax County, VA (ca. 1850-1970) with emphasis on Wakefield Chapel(1850-1972), Part 1 November 18, 1976 1 sound cassette (20 min) mono.; 1 page transcript.
VOZZOLO, ELIZABETH MARY. Family life in Fairfax County, VA (ca. 1850-1975) with emphasis on Wakefield Chapel, Part 2 December 10, 1976 1 sound cassette (30 min) mono.; 16 page transcript.
WAGNER, MABEL Family life in Langley, VA (ca. 1890-1970) with emphasis on transportation, the Langley Citizens Association, and local legends 1972 1 sound cassette (45 min) mono.; 21 page transcript.
WAGSTAFF, R. EDWARD. The struggle to save Sully Plantation (Fairfax County, VA)during the development of Dulles Airport (ca. 1920-1965) with emphasis on Wakefield Chapel(1850-1972), Part 1 1966 3 sound cassettes (150 min) mono.; 1 sound tape reel(master).; 1 abstract (2p.).
WAKEFIELD, LOWELL T., JR. Family life in Annadale, VA(ca. 1915-1975) with particular emphasis on Wakefield Chapel December 9, 1976 2 sound cassettes (90 min) mono.; 7 page transcript.
WALKER, BERTHA BOWMEN (Mrs. Wilbur) Oakton History, David Walker, Chantilly, Church of the Brethren, Dairy farming October 5, 1980 1 sound cassette
WALKER, VERNON August 25, 1981 1 sound cassette.
WATT, GRACE November 11, 1976
WATT GRACE January 6, 1977
WEBB, ERNEST E. Family life in Langley, VA(ca. 1910-1960) with emphasis on roads, transportation, and suburbanization February 12, 1972 1 sound cassette (30 min) mono.; 5 page transcript.
WELLS, ERNEST E. Reminiscences of the City Manager of Falls Church, VA-(ca. 1959-1983) August 2, 1983 1 sound cassette (60 min) mono.; 1 abstract (3p.).
WEST, WILLIAM. Black community life in and around Vienna, VA (ca. 1870-1940) with emphasis on Wakefield Chapel(1850-1972), Part 1 October 2, 1974 1 sound cassette; 72 page transcript.
WEST, WILLIAM. Community life in Vienna, VA (ca. 1874-1971) October 2, 1974 1 sound cassette (30 min) mono; 1 sound tape reel(master); 1 abstract (2p.).
WEST, WILLIAM. Conversation with William West: race relations, transportation and social life in Vienna, VA (ca. 1900-1920) December, 1965 30 page transcript.
WEST, WILLIAM. Life in the back community of Vienna, VA (ca. 1870-1960) September 17, 1974 1 sound cassette (60 min.) mono.; 1 sound tape reel (master).; 67 page transcript.
WEST, WILLIAM. A student's and teacher's reminiscences of the black school of Fairfax County, VA (ca. 1875-1955) January 22,1970 2 sound cassette (90 min.) mono.; 2 sound tape reel (master).; 14 page transcript.
WILKENS, ANNE. Reminiscences of a member of the Fairfax County (VA) Board of Supervisors with emphasis on government, zoning, and bond issues May 20, 1974 1 sound cassette (60 min.) mono.; 1 sound tape reel (master).; 25 page transcript.
WILLIAMS, FRANK E. Oakton History June 16, 1981 1 sound cassette
WINSTON, GERTRUDE CHESLEY Education in Fairfax County, VA (ca. 1920-1970)reminiscences of a school teacher May 7,1970 1 sound cassette (45 min.) mono.; 1 sound tape reel (master).; 11 page transcript.
WOODSON, W.T. Administration of Fairfax County, VA schools (ca. 1929-1961) With emphasis on salaries for teachers September 21, 1969 1 sound cassette (35 min.) mono.; 1 sound tape reel (master).; 1 abstract (1p.).
WOODSON, W.T. Legato School (ca. 1877-1930) a museum in Fairfax County (VA) 1970 1 sound cassette (60 min.) mono.; 1 sound tape reel (master).; 1 abstract (2p.).
WOODSON, W.T. Reminiscences of the Superintendent of Fairfax County (VA)Schools (ca. 1929-1961) with emphasis on teachers, discipline, and school integration September 17, 1974 1 sound cassette (50 min.) mono.; 1 sound tape reel (master).; 1 abstract (2p.).
WYNKOOP, VIRGIE WELLS. Community life in Vienna, VA (ca. 1890-1960) with emphasis on education November 11, 1977 1 sound cassette (30 min.) mono.; 10 page transcript.
YOUNG, BEULAH A. December 21, 1969 1 sound cassette (60 min.) mono.; 1 sound tape reel (master).; 67 page transcript.
Series 2: Northern Virginia Changes, 1982-1986
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TC 3 Vault BATES, MILDRED D. The Navy School and other schools in Pender, VA (ca. 1920-1940) May 6, 1970 1 sound cassette (11 min.) mono.; 1 sound tape reel (master); 1 abstract (1p.).
BENNETT, MABEL Family life in Fairfax, VA (ca. 1910-1980) December 6, 1982 1 sound cassette (35 min.) mono.; 1 abstract (2p.).
BACKUS, FLORENCE with CLYDE SHEPHERD September 30, 1984. 2 sound cassettes
CHOPEK, JOSEPH B. Of the Little River Management Company, March 19, 1985 1 sound cassette
CLAY, EDWIN S. III. Director of Fairfax County Libraries. February 17, 1989. 1 sound cassette; transcript.
COSTON, OTIS "SKIP". September 3, 1985 1 sound cassette; transcript.
CURTICE, CUBA. July 11, 1985 2 sound cassettes
DAY, ANNA S. Family life in Dranesville, VA-(ca. 1915-1974) July 7, 1983 1 sound cassette (60 mi.) mono.; 1 abstract (5p.).
DONN, JAMES. with Joseph Ellis. February 3, 1984 2 sound cassettes
DURHAM, C.J.S.(JACK). Community life in Great Falls, VA (ca. 1927-1983)Discussion of Durham's government service career and the restoration of his home, the 223 year old "Towlston Grange" March 13,1983 2 sound cassette (105 min.) mono.; 1 abstract (5p.).
ELLIS, JOSEPH. Work, family, and community life in the black community of Dranesville, VA. (ca. 1910-1980) December 2, 1982 2 sound cassettes (90 min.) mono.; 1 abstract (5p.).
ELLIS, JOSEPH. with James Donn. February 3, 1984 2 sound cassettes
FARRELI, GERTRUDE S. Family and community life in Falls Church, VA (ca. 1917-1980)with emphasis on transportation, the Depression, and government jobs. December 9, 1983 2 sound cassette (90 min.) mono.; 1 abstract (4p.).
FELTON, GEORGE W. August 30. 1984 1 sound cassettes
FOOTE, EVELYN P. Brig. General at Ft. Belvair. July 13, 1989 1 sound cassette
GERALD, BILL. December 27, 1985 1 sound cassettes
GOTTHARDT, VIOLA SHREVE. Reminiscences of a long time Dunn Loring, VA resident (ca. 1915-1980) December 2, 1982 2 sound cassette (90 min.) mono.; 1 abstract (4p.).
GREEAR, VIRGINIA McFARLAND. Family life in Floris and Herndon, VA (ca. 1900-1982)with emphasis on education, church activities, the Great Depression, and World War II October 21, 1982 1 sound cassette (60 min.) mono.;1 abstract (3p.).
GUINEE, JOHN. February 4, 1982 1 sound cassette
HAWKES, DEAN ROBERT T. April 17, 1990 1 sound cassette
HAZEL, JOHN T. December 27, 1985 1 sound cassette
HOGUE, JANET. Burke Center. January 1, 19862 1 sound cassette
JESSUP, GEORGIA. October 20, 1986 2 sound cassettes
KEATING, GLADYS. August 2, 1984 1 sound cassette
KEPHART, HERMAN. Community life in Herndon,(ca. 1920-1930)with emphasis on Dulles Airport, Herndon Female Seminary, and the Great Depression November 4, 1982 2 sound cassettes (90 min.) mono.; 1 abstract (3p.).
KIELSGARD, FRED. Burke Center. August 14, 1985 1 sound cassette
KIELSGARD, FRED. July 1984 1 sound cassette
LEWIS, AMOS, L Community life in Vienna, VA (ca. 1936-1960) with emphasis on land acquisition and development November 10, 1982 1 sound cassette (60 min.) mono.; 1 abstract (2p.).
LEWIS, JOHN G. October 11, 1984 2 sound cassettes
LUKENS, HORACE C. Community life in Vienna, VA (ca. 1940-1982) with emphasis on the Vienna Presbyterian Church October 20, 1982 1 sound cassette (60 min.) mono.; 1 abstract (2p.).
MAGNESS, WILLIAM. August 31, 1981 1 sound cassette
MATTHEWS, FRANK. June 28, 1984 2 sound cassettes
MCCULLOCH, MARY K. February 2, 1989 1 sound cassette
MILLARD (family). 100th Anniversary of Colvin Run Mill Ownership. October 9, 1983 1 sound cassette
MOORE, PATRICIA. Burke Center. January 3, 1986
MILLARD (family). 100th Anniversary of Colvin Run Mill Ownership. October 9, 1983 1 sound cassette
MILTON, PETERSON. Burke Center Partnership. August 13, 1985 2 sound cassettes (only tape 2 available)
MULLADY, BERNARD R. December 13, 1983 2 sound cassettes
OLIVER, WILLARD. Community life in Great Falls, VA (ca. 1910-1982) with emphasis on place name changes within Fairfax County October 20, 1982 2 sound cassette (90 min.) mono.; 1 abstract (5p.).
POTTER. Franconia. September 13, 1984 1 sound cassette
RISSEED. Burke Center Partnership. August 20, 1985 2 sound cassettes
ROBINSON, LAURES C. Life in the black community of Centreville, VA (ca. 1895-1982) with emphasis on family relationships; with Lillian Robinson. March 24, 1983 2 sound cassettes (70 min.) mono.; 1 abstract (5p.).
ROBINSON, LILLIAN. Life in the black community of Centreville, VA (ca. 1895-1982) with emphasis on family relationships; with Laures C. Robinson March 24, 1983 2 sound cassettes (70 min.) mono.; 1 abstract (5p.).
RYAN, ROBERT. Reston September 2, 1981 1 sound cassette.
SEELEY, MARTHA. Family Life in McLean, VA (ca. 1927-1983) with emphasis on the family home, "Maplewood" March 24, 1983 1 sound cassette (60 min.) mono.; 1 abstract (4p.).
SHARPER, D. MANN. About October 1951. September 22, 1983 1 sound cassette.
SHEPHERD, CLYDE with FLORENCE BACKUS September 30, 1984. 2 sound cassettes
SHREVE, EUGENE G. Reminiscences of a life long resident of Falls Church, VA (ca. 1890-1945) with emphasis on transportation and suburbanization November 18, 1982 2 sound cassette (90 min.) mono.; 1 abstract (3p.).
STEINBAUER, FRAN. Reston Land Corps. January 28, 1981 2 sound cassettes.
STUTZ, PAM. Burke Center. December 11, 1985 1 sound cassette.
VAN PATTEN, CHARLES H. Community life in Great Falls, VA (ca. 1923-1983) with emphasis on the operation of Colvin Run January 12, 1983 1 sound cassette (60 min.) mono.; 1 abstract (2p.).
WELCH, FRANKIE. June 28, 1988 1 sound cassette.
WHITESDIES, WILLIAM. February 9, 1989 1 sound cassettes.
WOODS, R. LANGDON. February 13, 1985 1 sound cassette.
Series 3: Transcripts, 1962-1983
Box
1 Transcripts, 1962-1983
Box
2 Transcripts, 1962-1983
Series 4: Northern Virginia Leadership Project, 1990-1996
Note that these box numbers are not the same as the box numbers for Series 3.
Box
1-3 Brault, Abe, August 14, 1990
Campbell, Elizabeth, May 16, 1996
Hazel, John T. "Til", April 27, 1993
Hirst, Omer, July 14, 1990
Lynch, Ed, July 6, 1990
Miller, Helen Hill, July 31, 1990
Prichard, Edgar, August 8, 1990
Williams, Carrington, June 19, 1996
Wood, John "Jack", August 19, 1990
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