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Records an interview with Clark Jones and his wife, Flora Coonie Jones, (née Keyser), who lived in Flint Hill, Virginia, just beyond the boundaries of Shenandoah National Park. They describe home and family life in the mountains, holidays, food production and preservation, and the various cash crops and other sources of income available to the mountain people.
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Jones, Clark, 1909-1987, Interviews; Jones, Flora, 1901-1987, Interviews.
Jones family; Kaiser family
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; Agriculture -- Appalachian Region, Southern; Food habits -- Appalachian Region, Southern; American chestnut; Chestnut blight; Distilling, Illicit -- Virginia – History; Bark peeling -- Virginia -- Rappahannock County – History; Holidays -- Shenandoah River Valley (Va. and W. Va.) – History; Traditional medicine -- Shenandoah River Valley (Va. and W. Va.); Land use -- Government policy – Virginia.
Blue Ridge Mountains -- Economic conditions; Flint Hill (Va.) – History; Rappahannock County (Va.) – History; Shenandoah River Valley (Va. and W. Va.) -- Manners and customs; Shenandoah National Park (Va.) -- History, Local.
Smith, Dorothy Noble, 1915-1999; Northrup, Jim
Bradley, Peggy C.
Shenandoah National Park oral history collection
SdArch SNP, (formerly SC# 4030)
SdArch no. SNP-69, Shenandoah National Park Oral History Collection, SdArch SNP, (SC# 4030), Special Collections, Carrier Library, James Madison University, Harrisonburg, Va.