The Appalachian Oral History Project (AHOP) is located in the McGaw Library Archives. As of May 2017, the AHOP is undergoing a digitization project.
The AHOP is protected by the Copyright Law of the United States (Title 17, U. S. C.). Reproductions are made only for use as personal study or research. It is the user's responsibility to verify copyright ownership and to obtain all necessary permissions prior to the reproduction, publication, or other use of any portion of these materials. The Appalachian Oral History Project reserves copyright of the collection; interviews without release forms are the property of the interviewer and interviewee. Written permission is required for publication. Patrons may quote only from interviews with written permission of the Appalachian Oral History Project.
To hear the audio of these interviews and/or view the transcripts, please visit the McGaw Library.
Tape 15 - Charlotte Madden
Daughter of Commodore Slone and granddaughter of the family housing Mrs. Lloyd when she first arrived in Knott County.
Tapes 40 A-B - Lyge Johnson
Son of Abisha Johnson, the man who brought Mrs. Lloyd to Caney Creek. Served the college as a mail carrier for 18 years.
Tape 44 B - Buena Ramsey Howell
Early Alumna of Caney Junior College; teacher and librarian.
See also: The Buena Ramsey Howell scrapbooks & ephemera, McGaw Library Archives.
Tapes 55 A & B - Carew Slone
Early Alumnus of Caney. Became a teacher and, later, manager of the campus print shop.
Tape 990 - June Buchanan
Co-founder of Caney Junior College; close friend and long-time co-worker of Mrs. Lloyd.
Tape 1182 - Rush Slone
Early Alumnus of Caney.
Tape 1626 - June Buchanan's Bacculaureate Address, May 1978
Recollections of Mrs. Lloyd; the origins of the Purpose Road philosophy; the development of the sign posts; some history of the buildings on campus; Mrs. Lloyd’s spirituality; Reader’s Digest & This is Your Life.