This collection contains 22 oral history interviews providing a wealth of information on history and culture of the New London Road/Cleveland Avenue community in Newark, Delaware. These interviews, collected during two oral history projects by University of Delaware Professor Bernard L. Herman and students from 2004-2006, feature members of the New London Road community and discuss various aspects of life in the predominantly African-American community. The collection contains transcripts of selected interviews created by students as well as research data, recipes, and galley proofs for the book Food Always Brings People Together: recipes, poems, and stories from the New London Road community, Newark, Delaware, written by the University of Delaware Center for Material Culture Studies, under the direction of Professor Herman. Audio files of the oral histories in this collection are available in Artstor. Links are provided in the item record.