(SNP 093) Franklin Miller interviewed by Dorothy Noble Smith, transcribed by Sharon G. Marston - RESTRICTED

Title

(SNP 093) Franklin Miller interviewed by Dorothy Noble Smith, transcribed by Sharon G. Marston - RESTRICTED

Files

Interviewee

Miller, Franklin E.,

Identifier

SNP093

Format

1 audio file (ca. 62 min.) :

Interview Number

SNP-93

Date of Interview

3-14-1978

Description

Records an interview with Franklin and Margaret Miller, who lived in Rocky Branch, near the town of Luray, in Page County, Virginia. Describes daily life in the mountains, the means of growing and preserving food and other aspects of the local economy. Discusses the country store owned by Mrs. Miller's father, Homer Fox, and the mountain people who traded there.

For access to this interview, please contact JMU Special Collections (library-special@jmu.edu, or (540) 568-3612). Please reference the interview number SNP 093 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

Miller, Franklin E., (Franklin Edward), 1916-2004, Interviews; Miller, Margaret V., (Margaret Virginia), 1916-2005, Interviews; Fox, Homer C., (Homer Clarence), 1888-1965.

Family Names

Miller family; Fox family

Subjects

Mountain people -- Blue Ridge Mountains -- Social life and customs; Mountain life -- Shenandoah River Valley (Va. and W. Va.) -- History; Mountain people -- Virginia -- Shenandoah National Park -- Social life and customs; Rural poor -- Virginia; Country life -- Appalachian Region, Southern; General stores -- Virginia -- Page County; Funeral rites -- Appalachian Region, Southern; Courtship -- Virginia -- History; Food habits -- Appalachian Region, Southern; Holidays -- Shenandoah River Valley (Va. and W. Va.) -- History; Land use -- Government policy -- United States; Bark peeling -- Virginia -- Madison County -- History

Place Names

Rocky Branch (Va.) -- History; Page County (Va.) -- History; Shenandoah River Valley (Va. and W. Va.) -- Manners and customs; Shenandoah National Park (Va.) -- History, Local.

Interviewer

Smith, Dorothy Noble, 1915-1999

Transcriber

Marston, Sharon G.

Collection Title

Shenandoah National Park oral history collection

Collection Number

SC# 4030