Interview with Mr. and Mrs. G.L. Richards, June 12, 1973

Title

Interview with Mr. and Mrs. G.L. Richards, June 12, 1973

Description

Mrs. Richards was born March 5, 1902 in Silverstone, NC where she was raised on a farm. Mr. Richards was born in Caldwell County in 1897. He worked many different jobs including sawmilling and carpentry.

Mr. and Mrs. Richards recall their childhoods growing up on farms and their small amount of schooling. Mr. Richards talks about the hard time he had finding jobs and describes his working experience in his different career paths. He worked for four years in Cleveland, Ohio. The couple talks about the community and the changes it has experienced in transportation and religion.

Subject

Richards, G. L.--Interviews
Richards, G. L., Mrs.--Interviews
Watauga County (N.C.)--Social life and customs--20th century
Avery County (N.C.)--Social life and customs--20th century
Farm life--North Carolina--Watauga County--20th century

Creator

Clawson, Donna
Richards, Mr. & Mrs. G.L.

Date

6/12/1973

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

14 pages

Language

English

Type

document

Identifier

111_tape75_Mr&MrsGLRichards_1973_06_12M001

Spatial Coverage

Boone, NC

Scanned by

Wetmore,Dana

Equipment

Hp Scanjet 8200

Scan date

2014-02-25

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Citation

Clawson, Donna and Richards, Mr. & Mrs. G.L., “Interview with Mr. and Mrs. G.L. Richards, June 12, 1973,” Appalachian State University Digital Collections, accessed June 23, 2018, http://omeka.library.appstate.edu/items/show/34249.