(SNP 095) Magdalene Mooney interviewed by Gloria Updike - RESTRICTED

Title

(SNP 095) Magdalene Mooney interviewed by Gloria Updike - RESTRICTED

Files

Interviewee

Mooney, Magdalene,

Identifier

SNP095

Format

1 audio file (ca. 59 min.) :

Interview Number

SNP-95

Date of Interview

2-17-1999

Description

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.

For access to this interview, please contact JMU Special Collections (library-special@jmu.edu, or (540) 568-3612). Please reference the interview number SNP 095 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

Mooney, Magdalene, Interviews; Pollock, George Freeman, 1869-1949 -- Anecdotes; Pollock, Addie Nairn, 1875?-1944 -- Anecdotes.

Family Names

Mooney family

Place Names

Page County (Va.) – History; Madison County (Va.) – History; Shenandoah River Valley (Va. and W. Va.) -- Manners and customs; Shenandoah National Park (Va.) -- History, Local; Skyland (Va.) – History; Skyline Drive (Va.) – History; Blue Ridge Mountains -- Economic conditions.

Interviewer

Updike, Gloria

Collection Title

Shenandoah National Park oral history collection

Collection Number

SC# 4030