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Waters, John Isaac Cletus
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Date of Interview
Records an interview with Cletus Waters, whose father owned a general store in the vicinity of Rocky Branch until 1928. Describes his father's business and his interaction with local mountain families. Mr. Waters' wife, Hazel, who is unnamed in the transcript, contributes to the interview.
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Waters, John Isaac Cletus, 1915-1983, Interviews; Waters, Hazel S., (Hazel Sarah), 1915-1984, Interviews
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; Merchants -- Virginia -- Rocky Branch – History.
Blue Ridge Mountains -- Economic conditions; Page County (Va.) – History; Shenandoah River Valley (Va. and W. Va.) -- Manners and customs; Shenandoah National Park (Va.) -- History, Local.
Smith, Dorothy Noble, 1915-1999
Marston, Sharon G.; Purington, Mark S.
Shenandoah National Park oral history collection
John Isaac Cletus Waters interviewed by Dorothy Noble Smith, March 19, 1980, SdArch SNP-128, Shenandoah National Park Oral History Collection, 1964-1999, Special Collections, Carrier Library, James Madison University