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Wood, Gordon A.
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Date of Interview
Records an interview with Gordon and Lillie Wood, who lived in Beldor, Virginia, deep within the Blue Ridge Mountains. Describes daily life and farm chores, folk medicine, holidays and funerals.
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Wood, Gordon A., (Gordon Alexander), (1913-2006), Interviews; Wood, Lillie M, (1913-2006), Interviews
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; Traditional medicine -- Shenandoah River Valley (Va. and W. Va.); Food habits -- Appalachian Region, Southern; Holidays -- Shenandoah River Valley (Va. and W. Va.) – History; Distilling, Illicit -- Virginia – History.
Blue Ridge Mountains -- Economic conditions; Beldor (Va.) – History; Rockingham County (Va.) – History; Shenandoah River Valley (Va. and W. Va.) -- Manners and customs; Shenandoah National Park (Va.) -- History, Local.
Smith, Dorothy Noble, 1915-1999
Bradley, Peggy C.
Shenandoah National Park oral history collection
Gordon A. Wood Interviewed by Dorothy Noble Smith, May 30, 1979, SdArch SNP-132, Shenandoah National Park Oral History Collection, 1964-1999, Special Collections, Carrier Library, James Madison University