The Resource Oral history interview, Magdalene Mooney ; interviewed by Gloria Updike, (sound recording)

Oral history interview, Magdalene Mooney ; interviewed by Gloria Updike, (sound recording)

Label
Oral history interview
Title
Oral history interview
Statement of responsibility
Magdalene Mooney ; interviewed by Gloria Updike
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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. 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 Magdalene Mooney, (née Simonpietri), who lived and worked at Skyland resort from 1933 to 1935. Describes life at Skyland, the guests and the resort's flamboyant owner, George Freeman Pollock. Includes several anecdotes regarding Pollock's wife, Addie Nairn Pollock, as well as the grand opening of North district of Skyline Drive
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Cataloging source
VMC
Date time place
Recorded on February 17, 1999
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-95.
Transposition and arrangement
not applicable
Label
Oral history interview, Magdalene Mooney ; interviewed by Gloria Updike, (sound recording)
Link
Publication
Note
There is no transcript for this interview
Control code
464224518
Extent
1 audio file (ca. 59 min.)
Governing access note
For use, see Special Collections Librarian
Other physical details
digital ;
Publisher number
SNP095
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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