The Resource Oral history interview, Edward Scott and Russell Barlow ; interviewed by Dorothy Noble Smith, transcribed by Sharon G. Marston, (sound recording)

Oral history interview, Edward Scott and Russell Barlow ; interviewed by Dorothy Noble Smith, transcribed by Sharon G. Marston, (sound recording)

Label
Oral history interview
Title
Oral history interview
Statement of responsibility
Edward Scott and Russell Barlow ; interviewed by Dorothy Noble Smith, transcribed by Sharon G. Marston
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Contributor
Interviewee
Interviewer
Transcriber
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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 Edward Scott and Russell Barlow. Both men served in the Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) in the mid-1930s and worked together in the creation of Shenandoah National Park. Describes daily life and the kinds of work performed by the CCC men in laying out the boundaries of the park and the construction of Skyline Drive. Both men recall their interactions with the local mountain people, moonshiners and President Franklin Roosevelt's visit to dedicate the park in July, 1936
  • Also present, but unnamed in the transcript, is Mr. Scott's wife, Ella Mae, who contributed throughout the interview
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Cataloging source
VMC
Date time place
Recorded on February 2, 1978
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-94.
Transposition and arrangement
not applicable
Label
Oral history interview, Edward Scott and Russell Barlow ; interviewed by Dorothy Noble Smith, transcribed by Sharon G. Marston, (sound recording)
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Publication
Note
  • There are no background papers or stacks copies for this collection
  • There is no audio file for this interview
Control code
650335846
Extent
1 transcript (40 leaves ; 28 cm.)
Governing access note
For use, see Special Collections Librarian
Publisher number
SNP094
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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