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Interviewee

Waterhouse, Wilfred,

Identifier

SNP127

Format

1 audio file (running time: 01:32:31) :

Interview Number

SNP-127

Date of Interview

6-20-1977

Description

Records an interview with Rev. Wilfred Waterhouse and his wife, Beatrice, who served as missionaries at the Episcopal mission near Pocosin Hollow, in the 1930s. The Waterhouses recall their impressions of the local mountain people, their lifestyles, manners and codes of conduct.

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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

Waterhouse, Wilfred, Interviews; Waterhouse Beatrice, Interviews

Family Names

Waterhouse family

Subjects

Missionaries – Virginia; Distilling, Illicit -- Virginia – History; Mountain people -- Blue Ridge Mountains -- Social life and customs; Mountain people -- Virginia -- Shenandoah National Park -- Social life and customs; Rural poor – Virginia; Food habits -- Appalachian Region, Southern; Country life -- Appalachian Region, Southern; Agriculture -- Appalachian Region, Southern; Holidays -- Shenandoah River Valley (Va. and W. Va.) – History; Land use -- Government policy – Virginia; Blue Ridge Mountains -- Economic conditions.

Place Names

Pocosin Hollow (Va.) – History; Greene 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

Stiles, Joy K.

Collection Title

Shenandoah National Park oral history collection

Collection Number

SdArch SNP, (formerly SC# 4030)

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(SNP127) Wilfred and Beatrice Waterhouse interviewed by Dorothy Noble Smith, transcribed by Joy K. Stiles

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