(SNP133) Lola Woods interviewed by Joy K. Stiles
Wood, Lola S.
1 audio file (running time: 01:01:48)
Date of Interview
Records an interview with Lola Woods, whose family lived in Harmony Hollow, in Warren County, Virginia, near Front Royal. Describes the derivation of many mountain place names and the origins of many of the founding families in the area. Discusses the importance of agriculture to the region and recalls the cattle and turkey drives that would move through the streets of Front Royal.
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Wood, Lola S., 1906-1993, Interviews
Mountain people -- Blue Ridge Mountains -- Social life and customs; Mountain people -- Virginia -- Shenandoah National Park -- Social life and customs; Country life -- Appalachian Region, Southern; Farm life -- Appalachian Region, Southern; Agriculture -- Appalachian Region, Southern; Land use -- Government policy -- Virginia.
Blue Ridge Mountains -- Economic conditions; Harmony Hollow (Va.) -- History; Front Royal (Va.) -- History; Warren County (Va.) -- History; Shenandoah River Valley (Va. and W. Va.) -- Manners and customs; Shenandoah National Park (Va.) -- History, Local.
Stiles, Joy K.
Shenandoah National Park oral history collection
Lola S. Wood interviewed by Joy K. Stiles, July 15, 1985, SdArch SNP-133, Shenandoah National Park Oral History Collection, 1964-1999, Special Collections, Carrier Library, James Madison University