VT Stories Oral History Collection Oral History with Chris Kappas 5/6, December 6, 2018 (Ms2016-015)

Title

VT Stories Oral History Collection Oral History with Chris Kappas 5/6, December 6, 2018 (Ms2016-015)

Description

The fifth oral history interview in a series about the Greek community in Blacksburg, local history, and the restaurant industry with Chris Kappas.

In this interview, Kappas talks about establishing Souvlakis in the Blacksburg community as a Greek food restaurant. He covers the later years of running the restaurant, with raising his kids and seeing them transition to adulthood and move away. Then into his retirement of transitioning ownership to Mike Buchanan, and into property management and serving on the town council.

Date

Rights

Permission to publish materials from the VT Stories Oral History Collection must be obtained from Special Collections and University Archives, Virginia Tech.

Identifier

Ms2016-015_ChrisKappas_5

Rights Holder

Special Collections and University Archives, University Libraries, Virginia Tech

Interviewer

Joe Forte

Narrator

Chris Kappas

Location

Newman Library, Virginia Tech

Duration

00:49:41

Citation

“VT Stories Oral History Collection Oral History with Chris Kappas 5/6, December 6, 2018 (Ms2016-015),” VT Special Collections and University Archives Online, accessed February 29, 2024, http://digitalsc.specomeka.vtlibraries.net/Ms2016-015/Ms2016-015_ChrisKappas_5.