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Williams, Effie G.,
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Date of Interview
Records an interview with Effie Williams, (née Sours), who explains that the Shenandoah National Park headquarters building in Luray, Virginia, is located on the site of her childhood home. Mrs. Williams' father and grandfather ran a small farm and tannery on the site, not far from Pass Run.
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Williams, Effie G., (Effie Gladys), 1907-1992, Interviews
Tanners -- Virginia -- Page County; Mountain people -- Blue Ridge Mountains -- Social life and customs; Mountain people -- Virginia -- Shenandoah National Park -- Social life and customs; Country life -- Appalachian Region, Southern; Land use -- Government policy – Virginia.
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
Shenandoah National Park oral history collection
SdArch SNP, (formerly SC# 4030)
SdArch no. SNP-131, Shenandoah National Park Oral History Collection, SC# 4030, Special Collections, Carrier Library, James Madison University, Harrisonburg, Va.