The Center for the Study of the American South proudly announces Malinda Maynor Lowery as the new director of the Southern Oral History Program (SOHP) at UNC-Chapel Hill.
Her appointment began on July 1, 2013. Lowery will serve as the second permanent director of the SOHP, which was founded in 1973 to preserve the voices of the southern past and will celebrate its 40th anniversary this year. Housed at the Center for the Study of the American South, the SOHP has collected and analyzed more than 5,000 interviews—from mill workers to civil rights leaders to future presidents of the United States.
Read the official announcement here.