Interview with Ruby Trivette, February 17, 1973

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Interview with Ruby Trivette, February 17, 1973

Description

Ms. Trivette's interview consists of many memories from her childhood including growing up on a farm, what the town of Todd was like, and her experiences in the schoolhouse setting. She then goes further talking about her memories of her education leading up to her teaching career. Although she mentions little on World War II, she talks more in detail about the Great Depression and what its effects were like on the neighborhood. Ms. Trivette also recollects her personal experience with the flood of 1940. She explains what local church was like when she was younger compared to her current experiences with church. Ms. Trivette also speaks of the folktales her grandmother believed in. By the end of the interview, Ms.Trivette discusses politics from her childhood to the present including elections and presidents. While speaking of politics, she mentions past laws and offers her opinion on women's equality.

Subject

Country life--North Carolina--Todd
Todd (N.C.)--History--20th century
Todd (N.C.)--Social life and customs--20th century

Creator

Bullock, Bill
Trivette, Ruby

Date

2/17/1973

Rights

Copyright for the interviews on the Appalachian State University Oral History Collection site is held by Appalachian State University. The interviews are available for free personal, non-commercial, and educational use, provided that proper citation is used (e.g. Appalachian State Collection 111. Appalachian Oral History Project Records, 1965-1989, W.L. Eury Appalachian Collection, Special Collections, Appalachian State University, Boone, NC). Any commercial use of the materials, without the written permission of the Appalachian State University, is strictly prohibited.

Extent

33 pages

Language

English

Type

document

Identifier

111_tape33_RubyTrivette_1973_02_17M001

Spatial Coverage

Todd, NC

Scanned by

Wetmore, Dana

Equipment

Hp Scanjet 8200

Scan date

2014-02-11

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Louis Cornell

I would like to reaad this as Ruby was a lifelong friend of my mother.

Thanks.

Regards,

 

Louis Cornell

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Louis Cornell

I would like to reaad this as Ruby was a lifelong friend of my mother.

Thanks.

Regards,

 

Louis Cornell

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Citation

Bullock, Bill and Trivette, Ruby, “Interview with Ruby Trivette, February 17, 1973,” Appalachian State University Digital Collections, accessed December 14, 2017, http://omeka.library.appstate.edu/items/show/34222.