The Resource Oral history interview, Leecy Yankey ; interviewed by Mia Barb, (sound recording)

Oral history interview, Leecy Yankey ; interviewed by Mia Barb, (sound recording)

Label
Oral history interview
Title
Oral history interview
Statement of responsibility
Leecy Yankey ; interviewed by Mia Barb
Creator
Contributor
Interviewee
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This interview records the reminiscences of Mr. Yankey's days as a bark peeler of chestnut oak and hemlock in the Allegheny mountains in areas around Petersburg, Moorefield, Franklin, Cheat Mt., Cass, and Lost City, W. Va. Describes the process of peeling and transporting the bark. Mentions social life and medical care in camps. Refers to paper mill strike in Davis; work in the Timberville, Va. Peach Cannery
Related
Accompanying matter
  • bibliography
  • biography of composer or author
  • historical information
  • other
Cataloging source
VMC
Date time place
Recorded at the home of Mr. Leecy Yankey of Bergton, Va. on Feb. 26, 1991
Form of composition
not applicable
Format of music
not applicable
Literary text for sound recordings
interviews
Series statement
James Madison University sound archives
Series volume
no. 4-2a - 4-2b.
Label
Oral history interview, Leecy Yankey ; interviewed by Mia Barb, (sound recording)
Publication
Note
  • Complete transcription of tapes available
  • Interview setting summary (1 leaf ; 28 cm.) and letters to interviewee also available with tapes and full transcription
  • Forms part of The tanbark industry in the Shenandoah Valley oral history project which also includes the following: Tanbark industry / Mia Barb (OCLC record 24653847). Background paper for project. Oral history interview [sound recording] / Kale Barb ; interviewed by Mia Barb (OCLC record 24704111). Oral history interview [sound recording] / D.D. Wilkins ; interviewed by John Coleman, U.S. Forest Service and Chris Bolgiano, free lance writer on forestry (OCLC record 24760062)
  • "Jointly sponsored by Carrier Library, Special Collections, James Madison University, and the U.S. Forest Service."
Accompanying material
+ 1 transcription (31 leaves ; 28 cm.)
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Control code
24759749
Dimensions
1/8 in.
Dimensions
3 7/8 x 2 1/2 in.
Extent
2 sound cassettes (70 min.)
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Other physical details
1 7/8 ips
Specific material designation
sound cassette
Speed
1 7/8 ips (tapes)
Tape configuration
quarter 4 track
Tape width
1/8 in.

Library Locations

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