The Resource Oral history interview, Randal Dean ; interviewed by Dorothy Noble Smith, transcribed by Joy K. Stiles, (sound recording)

Oral history interview, Randal Dean ; interviewed by Dorothy Noble Smith, transcribed by Joy K. Stiles, (sound recording)

Label
Oral history interview
Title
Oral history interview
Statement of responsibility
Randal Dean ; interviewed by Dorothy Noble Smith, transcribed by Joy K. Stiles
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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 Randal Dean, who was born and raised on Dean Mountain, near Elkton, Virginia, an area that became part of Shenandoah National Park. Describes home and family life, school days, farm chores, livestock and his work in his father's saw mill. Discusses family gatherings, such as holidays, apple butter boilings, hog butchering and funerals. Includes references to bark peeling and local moonshiners
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Cataloging source
VMC
Date time place
Recorded on June 26, 1979
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-39.
Transposition and arrangement
not applicable
Label
Oral history interview, Randal Dean ; interviewed by Dorothy Noble Smith, transcribed by Joy K. Stiles, (sound recording)
Link
Publication
Accompanying material
1 transcript (25 leaves ; 28 cm.)
Control code
319692951
Extent
1 audio file (running time: 0:40:49)
Governing access note
For use, see Special Collections Librarian
Other physical details
digital ; +
Publisher number
SNP039
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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