The Resource Oral history interview, Ray Wood; interviewed by Amanda Moody, (sound recording)

Oral history interview, Ray Wood; interviewed by Amanda Moody, (sound recording)

Label
Oral history interview
Title
Oral history interview
Statement of responsibility
Ray Wood; interviewed by Amanda Moody
Creator
Contributor
Interviewee
Interviewer
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • The Shenandoah National Park oral history collection, SC# 4030, (SdArch SNP), 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 Ray Wood, who grew up on Pasture Fence Mountain in Albemarle County, Va. Describes his boyhood days living in the mountains with his grandfather, Joseph T. Harris, who tended cattle and ran his own small farm. Recalls the daily chores and the cycle of work on the farm, especially the effort that went into harvesting and preserving the crops and meat. Mr. Wood discusses his extended family and the families who lived nearby his grandfather's homestead
Related
Cataloging source
VMC
Date time place
Recorded on September 14, 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-135.
Transposition and arrangement
not applicable
Label
Oral history interview, Ray Wood; interviewed by Amanda Moody, (sound recording)
Link
Publication
Note
There are no background papers or stacks copies for this collection
Accompanying material
1 transcript (48 p. ; 28 cm.)
Control code
747046576
Extent
1 audio file (running time: 01:39:14)
Governing access note
For use, see Special Collections Librarian
Other physical details
digital +
Publisher number
SNP135
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.

Library Locations

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