(SNP095) Magdalene Mooney interviewed by Gloria Updike

Title

(SNP095) Magdalene Mooney interviewed by Gloria Updike

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Interviewee

Mooney, Magdalene

Identifier

SNP095

Format

1 audio file (running time: 00:58:57)

Interview Number

SNP-95

Date of Interview

4-29-1979

Description

Records an interview with Magdalene Mooney, (née Simonpietri), who lived and worked at Skyland resort from 1933 to 1935. Describes life at Skyland, the guests and the resort's flamboyant owner, George Freeman Pollock. Includes several anecdotes regarding Pollock's wife, Addie Nairn Pollock, as well as the grand opening of North district of Skyline Drive.

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Personal Names

Mooney, Magdalene, Interviews; Pollock, George Freeman, 1869-1949 -- Anecdotes; Pollock, Addie Nairn, 1875?-1944 -- Anecdotes.

Family Names

Mooney family

Place Names

Page County (Va.) – History; Madison County (Va.) – History; Shenandoah River Valley (Va. and W. Va.) -- Manners and customs; Shenandoah National Park (Va.) -- History, Local; Skyland (Va.) – History; Skyline Drive (Va.) – History; Blue Ridge Mountains -- Economic conditions.

Interviewer

Updike, Gloria

Collection Title

Shenandoah National Park oral history collection

Collection Number

SdArch SNP

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