Authors

Clarice Meadows

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Interviewee

Meadows, Clarice

Identifier

SNP089

Format

1 audio file (running time: 0:43:18)

Interview Number

SNP-89

Date of Interview

10-16-1978

Description

Records an interview with Clarice Meadows, who taught in the Verbena, Sandy Bottom and Maple Springs schools during the 1920s and 1930s. Describes the challenges of teaching in one- and two-room schoolhouses in those rural, mountain communities, as well as her impressions of her students and their families.

Rights

The copyright interests in this collection have been transferred to the James Madison University Special Collections Library. For more information, contact the Special Collections Library Reference Desk (library-special@jmu.edu).

Personal Names

Meadows, Clarice, 1901-1988, Interviews

Family Names

Meadows family

Subjects

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; Teachers -- Shenandoah River Valley (Va. and W. Va.); Land use -- Government policy -- United States.

Place Names

Page County (Va.) – History; Rockingham 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

Shapiro, Jeanette

Collection Title

Shenandoah National Park oral history collection

Collection Number

SdArch SNP

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(SNP089) Clarice Meadows interviewed by Dorothy Noble Smith, transcribed by Jeanette Shapiro

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