The Resource Oral history interview, Frank Wilberger ; interviewed by Amanda Moody, transcribed by Victoria M. Edwards, (sound recording)

Oral history interview, Frank Wilberger ; interviewed by Amanda Moody, transcribed by Victoria M. Edwards, (sound recording)

Label
Oral history interview
Title
Oral history interview
Statement of responsibility
Frank Wilberger ; interviewed by Amanda Moody, 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, 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 Frank Wilberger, whose family ran an undertaking business in Augusta County in the early part of the 20th century. Describes the practice of undertaking in those years, and the special conditions encountered when working with local mountain families, whose homes were often located in remote and marginally accessible areas
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Cataloging source
VMC
Date time place
Recorded in New Hope, Virginia, probably in 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-130.
Transposition and arrangement
not applicable
Label
Oral history interview, Frank Wilberger ; interviewed by Amanda Moody, transcribed by Victoria M. Edwards, (sound recording)
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Publication
Note
There are no background papers or stacks copies for this collection
Accompanying material
1 transcript (21 p. ; 28 cm.)
Control code
741096631
Extent
1 audio file (running time: 00:37:55)
Governing access note
For use, see Special Collections Librarian
Other physical details
digital +
Publisher number
SNP130
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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