The Resource Oral history interview, Clarence Ramsey, Helen Lotts Ramsey, Ethel Ramsey Lunsford, Sibyl Ramsey McCormick, Jean Parrish Bocock, Maybelle Ramsey Alexander, Ralph Mowry [group interview with members and others associated with the school and Church of the Good Shepherd Episcopal Church of Folly Mills, Va.] ; interviewed by Nancy Sorrells, (sound recording)

Oral history interview, Clarence Ramsey, Helen Lotts Ramsey, Ethel Ramsey Lunsford, Sibyl Ramsey McCormick, Jean Parrish Bocock, Maybelle Ramsey Alexander, Ralph Mowry [group interview with members and others associated with the school and Church of the Good Shepherd Episcopal Church of Folly Mills, Va.] ; interviewed by Nancy Sorrells, (sound recording)

Label
Oral history interview
Title
Oral history interview
Statement of responsibility
Clarence Ramsey, Helen Lotts Ramsey, Ethel Ramsey Lunsford, Sibyl Ramsey McCormick, Jean Parrish Bocock, Maybelle Ramsey Alexander, Ralph Mowry [group interview with members and others associated with the school and Church of the Good Shepherd Episcopal Church of Folly Mills, Va.] ; interviewed by Nancy Sorrells
Title variation
Church of the Good Shepherd oral history project
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Records the reminiscences of a group of people, all but one, who had either attended school and/or the Church of the Good Shepherd Episcopal Church, Folly Mills, Va. during the 1920s and 1930s. Included in the discussion: the one-room public schoolhouse located near the site of the church (complete with pot-bellied stove); the building of the church: influential members who founded the church (Mrs. Joseph C. Cochran and Miss Violet Greene), the ground-breaking ceremony, and hauling in stone; and the parish house. Mention of church organizations such as the Girls' Friendly Society; Sunday school; lawn parties; plays; church suppers; various ministers; and relief efforts for two Netherlands families following World War II
Cataloging source
VMC
Date time place
Recorded at the Church of the Good Shepherd Episcopal Church, Folly Mills, Va., on October 4, 1992
Form of composition
not applicable
Format of music
not applicable
Literary text for sound recordings
interviews
Series statement
James Madison University sound archives
Series volume
no. 13-2a - 13-2b.
Label
Oral history interview, Clarence Ramsey, Helen Lotts Ramsey, Ethel Ramsey Lunsford, Sibyl Ramsey McCormick, Jean Parrish Bocock, Maybelle Ramsey Alexander, Ralph Mowry [group interview with members and others associated with the school and Church of the Good Shepherd Episcopal Church of Folly Mills, Va.] ; interviewed by Nancy Sorrells, (sound recording)
Publication
Note
  • Complete transcription of tapes available
  • Forms part of the Church of the Good Shepherd oral history project. For ACCESS TO THE COMPLETE COLLECTION including background paper and accompanying documents, see Special Coll. call number SdArch nos. 13-1 through 13-2
  • STACK COPY: Background paper, transcript and accompanying text documents only. Call no. BX5917.V8 S66 1992
Accompanying material
1 transcription (16 leaves ; 28 cm.)
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Control code
41270381
Dimensions
1/8 in. +
Dimensions
3 7/8 x 2 1/2 in.
Extent
2 sound cassettes (ca. 80 min.)
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Other physical details
1 7/8 ips
Specific material designation
sound cassette
Speed
1 7/8 ips (tapes)
Tape configuration
quarter 4 track
Tape width
1/8 in.

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