The Resource Oral history interview, D. D. Wilkins ; interviewed by John Coleman, U. S. Forest Service and Chris Bolgiano, free lance writer on forestry, (sound recording)

Oral history interview, D. D. Wilkins ; interviewed by John Coleman, U. S. Forest Service and Chris Bolgiano, free lance writer on forestry, (sound recording)

Label
Oral history interview
Title
Oral history interview
Statement of responsibility
D. D. Wilkins ; interviewed by John Coleman, U. S. Forest Service and Chris Bolgiano, free lance writer on forestry
Creator
Contributor
Interviewee
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This interview records the reminiscences of Mr. Wilkins' (D.D. "Hun") days as a bark peeler of chestnut oak and hemlock in the Alleghenny mountains of West Virginia, especially in and around Lost River (also Stump's Run, Moorefield, Lost City and Trout Run). Mentions chestnut blight; blizzard of April 27, 1928. Mentions the Maryland-W. Va. Lumber Co., Natrick Lumber Co. and Williamsport, Md. Tannery. Reminiscences about conditions in the camps
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Accompanying matter
  • bibliography
  • biography of composer or author
  • historical information
  • other
Cataloging source
VMC
Date time place
Recorded at Baker, West Virginia on Sept. 25, 1987
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. 4-4.
Label
Oral history interview, D. D. Wilkins ; interviewed by John Coleman, U. S. Forest Service and Chris Bolgiano, free lance writer on forestry, (sound recording)
Publication
Note
  • Complete transcription of tape available
  • Interview summary and letters to interviewee not included with tape and full transcription
  • Forms part of The tanbark industry in the Shenandoah Valley oral history project which also includes the following: Tanbark industry / Mia Barb (OCLC record 24653847). Background paper for project. Oral history interview [sound recording] / Leecy Yankey ; interviewed by Mia Barb (OCLC record 24759749). recording] / Leecy Yankey ; interviewed by Mia Barb (OCLC record 24759749). Oral history interview [sound recording] / Kale Barb; interviewed by Mia Barb (OCLC record 2470411)
  • "Jointly sponsored by Carrier Library, Special Collections, James Madison University, and the U. S. Forest Service."
Accompanying material
1 transcription (18 leaves ; 28 cm.)
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Control code
24760062
Dimensions
1/8 in.
Dimensions
3 7/8 x 2 1/2 in.
Extent
1 sound cassette (30 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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