The Resource Oral history interview, Etta Snow ; interviewed by Dorothy Noble Smith, transcribed by Peggy C. Bradley

Oral history interview, Etta Snow ; interviewed by Dorothy Noble Smith, transcribed by Peggy C. Bradley

Label
Oral history interview
Title
Oral history interview
Statement of responsibility
Etta Snow ; interviewed by Dorothy Noble Smith, transcribed by Peggy C. Bradley
Creator
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
  • Records a group interview with Etta Snow, (née Mary Estelle Breeden), who lived near Upper Pocosin Mission in Greene County, Virginia, and her son Charlie Snow. Describes daily life in the mountains, touching on the work of growing and preserving food, herbal remedies, courtship and holidays
Related
Cataloging source
VMC
Date time place
Recorded on May 8, 1978 at Mrs. Snow's home in Fredericksburg, Va
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-118.
Transposition and arrangement
not applicable
Label
Oral history interview, Etta Snow ; interviewed by Dorothy Noble Smith, transcribed by Peggy C. Bradley
Link
http://www.lib.jmu.edu/special/OralHistory/SdArchSNP.aspx
Publication
Note
There are no background papers or stacks copies for this collection
Accompanying material
1 transcript (56 leaves ; 28 cm.)
Control code
701249442
Extent
1 audio file (running time: 01:01:12)
Governing access note
For use, see Special Collections Librarian
Other physical details
digital ; +
Publisher number
SNP118
Terms governing use
Copyright to this resource is held by Special Collections, James Madison University and is provided here for educational purposes only. It may not be downloaded, reproduced, or distributed in any format without permission of Special Collections, James Madison University.

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