Interview with Lelia Watson, June 9, 1973

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Interview with Lelia Watson, June 9, 1973

Description

Lelia Watson was born in Taylorsville, North Carolina on February 10, 1883.

Ms. Watson talks about growing up on a farm. She also discusses the Great Depression and the lifestyle changes it brought. She then recollects memories from her childhood such as what is was like going to school and the new inventions from her youth like cars and airplanes. She also recalls her grandfather telling stories of the Civil War.

Subject

Farm life--North Carolina--Taylorsville--20th century
Taylorsville (N.C.)--Social life and customs--20th century
Mountain life--North Carolina--Taylorsville--History--20th century--Anecdotes
Depression--1929--North Carolina--Taylorsville

Creator

McNeely, Mike
Watson, Lelia

Date

6/9/1973

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

12 pages

Language

English

Type

document

Identifier

111_tape70_LeliaWatson_1973_06_09M001

Spatial Coverage

Taylorsville, NC

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Wetmore, Dana

Equipment

Hp Scanjet 8200

Scan date

2014-02-24

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Citation

McNeely, Mike and Watson, Lelia, “Interview with Lelia Watson, June 9, 1973,” Appalachian State University Digital Collections, accessed September 19, 2017, http://omeka.library.appstate.edu/items/show/34241.