The Resource Oral history interview, Hunter Dodson ; interviewed by Diane and Eugene Wilhelm, transcribed by Jeanette Shapiro, (sound recording)

Oral history interview, Hunter Dodson ; interviewed by Diane and Eugene Wilhelm, transcribed by Jeanette Shapiro, (sound recording)

Label
Oral history interview
Title
Oral history interview
Statement of responsibility
Hunter Dodson ; interviewed by Diane and Eugene Wilhelm, transcribed by Jeanette Shapiro
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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
  • Records a fragment of an interview with Hunter Dodson, who grew up near Corbin Hollow, Virginia, and is described as a ranger at Shenandoah National Park. Describes the lifestyles of the mountain people who lived in the area prior to the establishment of the park, and some of the various means of making a living that were available to them at that time
  • Also includes references to George Pollock, local entrepreneur and owner of Skyland, and the importance of the resort to the local economy
  • In June, 2009, Dr. Diane Zior Wilhelm donated photocopies of her field notes from this interview to JMU Special Collections
Related
Cataloging source
VMC
Date time place
Recorded on July 3, 1964, at Camp Hoover, 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-43.
Transposition and arrangement
not applicable
Label
Oral history interview, Hunter Dodson ; interviewed by Diane and Eugene Wilhelm, transcribed by Jeanette Shapiro, (sound recording)
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Publication
Accompanying material
1 transcript (4 p.; 28 cm.)
Control code
355432725
Extent
1 audio file (running time: 0:09:53)
Governing access note
  • For use, see Special Collections Librarian
  • Access to Dr. Wilhelm's fieldnotes is restricted. For use, see Special Collections Librarian
Other physical details
digital ; +
Publisher number
SNP043
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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