(SNP 133) Lola Woods interviewed by Joy K. Stiles  -RESTRICTED

Title

(SNP 133) Lola Woods interviewed by Joy K. Stiles -RESTRICTED

Authors

Lola S. Wood

Files

Interviewee

Wood, Lola S.,

Identifier

SNP133

Format

1 audio file (running time: 01:01:48) :

Interview Number

SNP-133

Date of Interview

7-15-1985

Description

Records an interview with Lola Woods, whose family lived in Harmony Hollow, in Warren County, Virginia, near Front Royal. Describes the derivation of many mountain place names and the origins of many of the founding families in the area. Discusses the importance of agriculture to the region and recalls the cattle and turkey drives that would move through the streets of Front Royal.

For access to this interview, please contact JMU Special Collections (library-special@jmu.edu, or (540) 568-3612). Please reference the interview number SNP 133 when submitting your request.

Rights

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.

Personal Names

Wood, Lola S., 1906-1993, Interviews

Family Names

Wood family

Subjects

Mountain people -- Blue Ridge Mountains -- Social life and customs; Mountain people -- Virginia -- Shenandoah National Park -- Social life and customs; Country life -- Appalachian Region, Southern; Farm life -- Appalachian Region, Southern; Agriculture -- Appalachian Region, Southern; Land use -- Government policy -- Virginia.

Place Names

Blue Ridge Mountains -- Economic conditions; Harmony Hollow (Va.) -- History; Front Royal (Va.) -- History; Warren County (Va.) -- History; Shenandoah River Valley (Va. and W. Va.) -- Manners and customs; Shenandoah National Park (Va.) -- History, Local.

Interviewer

Stiles, Joy K.

Collection Title

Shenandoah National Park oral history collection

Collection Number

SC# 4030