The Resource Oral history interview, Cletus Waters ; interviewed by Dorothy Noble Smith, transcribed by Sharon G. Marston, updated by Mark S. Purington, (sound recording)

Oral history interview, Cletus Waters ; interviewed by Dorothy Noble Smith, transcribed by Sharon G. Marston, updated by Mark S. Purington, (sound recording)

Label
Oral history interview
Title
Oral history interview
Statement of responsibility
Cletus Waters ; interviewed by Dorothy Noble Smith, transcribed by Sharon G. Marston, updated by Mark S. Purington
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Contributor
Interviewee
Interviewer
Transcriber
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • The Shenandoah National Park oral history collection, SC# 4030, (SdArch SNP), 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. The people interviewed resided on what became federal property by eminent domain and who were subsequently evicted from their homes by the US government when the park was dedicated in 1934. For a description of the entire collection see the Finding Aid
  • Records an interview with Cletus Waters, whose father owned a general store in the vicinity of Rocky Branch until 1928. Describes his father's business and his interaction with local mountain families. Mr. Waters' wife, Hazel, who is unnamed in the transcript, contributes to the interview
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Cataloging source
VMC
Date time place
Recorded on March 19, 1980
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-128.
Transposition and arrangement
not applicable
Label
Oral history interview, Cletus Waters ; interviewed by Dorothy Noble Smith, transcribed by Sharon G. Marston, updated by Mark S. Purington, (sound recording)
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Publication
Note
There are no background papers or stacks copies for this collection
Accompanying material
1 transcript (39 p. ; 28 cm.)
Control code
739953186
Extent
1 audio file (running time: 01:00:09)
Governing access note
For use, see Special Collections Librarian
Other physical details
digital +
Publisher number
SNP128
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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