The Resource Oral history interview, Cecil C. Graves ; interviewed by Diane Zior Wilhelm, (sound recording)

Oral history interview, Cecil C. Graves ; interviewed by Diane Zior Wilhelm, (sound recording)

Label
Oral history interview
Title
Oral history interview
Statement of responsibility
Cecil C. Graves ; interviewed by Diane Zior Wilhelm
Creator
Contributor
Interviewee
Interviewer
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • The Shenandoah National Park oral history collection, SdArch SNP, (SC# 4030), consists of 135 interviews of people who were living in the Blue Ridge Mountains of Virginia prior to the creation of the Shenandoah National Park. Most of the interviewees resided on land that was claimed by eminent domain by the commonwealth of Virginia and subsequently turned over to the US government in the 1930s. For a description of the entire collection see the Finding Aid
  • Records an interview with Cecil Graves, who taught in the Page County school system in the mid-1930s prior to becoming School Superintendent in 1944. Describes his impressions of the mountain people who had been relocated to Page County to make way for Shenandoah National Park. Discusses the difficulties many encountered in adjusting to their new lives in the Valley
Related
Cataloging source
VMC
Date time place
Recorded on May 10, 1966
Form of composition
unknown
Format of music
not applicable
Literary text for sound recordings
interviews
Music parts
not applicable
Series statement
James Madison University sound archives
Series volume
SNP-56.
Transposition and arrangement
not applicable
Label
Oral history interview, Cecil C. Graves ; interviewed by Diane Zior Wilhelm, (sound recording)
Link
Publication
Note
There is no printed transcript for this interview
Control code
422731006
Extent
1 audio file (running time: 0:61:37)
Governing access note
For use, see Special Collections Librarian
Other physical details
digital ;
Publisher number
SNP056
Terms governing use
Reproduction for publication, exhibition, web display or commercial use is only permissible with the consent of James Madison University's Libraries & Educational Technologies' Special Collections (540) 568-3612, library-special@jmu.edu.

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