The Resource Oral history interview, Miley Frazier ; interviewed by Dorothy Noble Smith, transcribed by Victoria M. Edwards, (sound recording)

Oral history interview, Miley Frazier ; interviewed by Dorothy Noble Smith, transcribed by Victoria M. Edwards, (sound recording)

Label
Oral history interview
Title
Oral history interview
Statement of responsibility
Miley Frazier ; interviewed by Dorothy Noble Smith, 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, 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 the reminiscences of Miley Frazier, who was born in 1900 near Patterson Ridge, in what would become the Southern Section of Shenandoah National Park. Describes daily life in the mountains, including local agriculture, livestock production and food preservation, courting rituals and folk music. Discusses the annual cattle drives from the lowlands to the mountain pastures. Discusses the importance of seasonal harvests, including chestnuts, huckleberries and tan bark, to the local economy
Related
Cataloging source
VMC
Date time place
Recorded on November 12, 1975
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-53.
Transposition and arrangement
not applicable
Label
Oral history interview, Miley Frazier ; interviewed by Dorothy Noble Smith, transcribed by Victoria M. Edwards, (sound recording)
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Publication
Accompanying material
1 transcript (29 p. ; 28 cm)
Control code
417660863
Extent
1 audio file (running time: 0:57:57)
Governing access note
For use, see Special Collections Librarian
Other physical details
digital ; +
Publisher number
SNP053
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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