Interview with Mr. & Mrs. Lee Greene, June 11, 1973

Title

Interview with Mr. & Mrs. Lee Greene, June 11, 1973

Description

Lee Greene was born in Watauga County, North Carolina in 1904 and farmed all his life. Mrs. Greene was born in Meat Camp, North Carolina.

Mr. and Mrs. Greene talk about their education in a one-room schoolhouse. Mr. Greene talks about farming and the changes he has seen in the community, specifically in politics. Mrs. Greene explains how to make soap and homemade remedies. Both recall their methods of transportation as children and the transition of using cars. Mr. and Mrs. Greene also recollect memories of the Great Depression.

Subject

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

Creator

Clawson, Donna
Lee, Mr. and Mrs. Greene

Date

6/11/1973

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

24 pages

Language

English

Type

document

Identifier

111_tape66_Mr&MrsLeeGreene_1973_06_11M001

Spatial Coverage

Boone, NC

Scanned by

Wetmore, Dana

Equipment

Hp Scanjet 8200

Scan date

2014-02-25

Comments

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Citation

Clawson, Donna and Lee, Mr. and Mrs. Greene, “Interview with Mr. & Mrs. Lee Greene, June 11, 1973,” Appalachian State University Libraries Digital Collections, accessed October 23, 2018, http://omeka.library.appstate.edu/items/show/34245.