The Resource Oral history interview, Elzie Cave ; interviewed by Amanda Moody and Leigh Jones, transcribed by Victoria M. Edwards, (sound recording)

Oral history interview, Elzie Cave ; interviewed by Amanda Moody and Leigh Jones, transcribed by Victoria M. Edwards, (sound recording)

Label
Oral history interview
Title
Oral history interview
Statement of responsibility
Elzie Cave ; interviewed by Amanda Moody and Leigh Jones, transcribed by Victoria M. Edwards
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Contributor
Interviewee
Interviewer
Transcriber
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
  • Mr. Cave leads a walking and driving tour of the area around the Cave family homestead in Dark Hollow, Virginia, where he was raised prior to the establishment of Shenandoah National Park in 1934. The tour includes a stop at the Cave family cemetery, where Mr. Cave identifies the grave sites of his extended family, going back to the Civil War, and explains the genealogy of the various family members interred there. Includes references to Civil War era ancestors, moonshiners, bark peeling, copper mining, ginseng and chestnut harvesting, and other natural features of Dark Hollow
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Cataloging source
VMC
Date time place
Recorded on August 31, 1978, in the vicinity of Dark Hollow, Virginia
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-23.
Transposition and arrangement
not applicable
Label
Oral history interview, Elzie Cave ; interviewed by Amanda Moody and Leigh Jones, transcribed by Victoria M. Edwards, (sound recording)
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Publication
Accompanying material
1 transcript (29 p. ; 28 cm.)
Control code
317403743
Extent
1 audio file (running time: 1:33:16)
Governing access note
For use, see Special Collections Librarian
Other physical details
digital ; +
Publisher number
SNP023
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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