The Resource Oral history interview, Jesse Seale ; interviewed by Dorothy Noble Smith, (sound recording)

Oral history interview, Jesse Seale ; interviewed by Dorothy Noble Smith, (sound recording)

Label
Oral history interview
Title
Oral history interview
Statement of responsibility
Jesse Seale ; interviewed by Dorothy Noble Smith
Creator
Contributor
Interviewee
Interviewer
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 an interview with Jesse Seale, who lived in the mountains near Syria, Virginia. Describes daily life in the mountains, touching on the work of growing and preserving food, herbal remedies and holidays. Also recalls his experiences with local entrepreneur George Freeman Pollock, owner of nearby Skyland resort, who was a major influence in the establishment of Shenandoah National Park
Related
Cataloging source
VMC
Date time place
Recorded on October 17, 1977
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-109.
Transposition and arrangement
not applicable
Label
Oral history interview, Jesse Seale ; interviewed by Dorothy Noble Smith, (sound recording)
Link
Publication
Note
  • There is no printed transcript for this interview
  • There are no background papers or stacks copies for this collection
Control code
755791203
Extent
1 audio file (running time: 01:33:17)
Governing access note
For use, see Special Collections Librarian
Other physical details
digital.
Publisher number
SNP109
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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