Interview with Elizabeth Dotterer [July 17, 1975]

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Interview with Elizabeth Dotterer [July 17, 1975]

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Elizabeth Dotterer talks about growing up in Hot Springs, North Carolina, where many tourists would come and stay over the summer. She explains: "It was the type of tourism we no longer have. You spent the entire summer." After the outbreak of WWII the nature of tourism changed. Dotterer reflects fondly on working at the hotels and spending time with the summer tourists. She explains that the opening of the I-40 highways had a big impact on tourism as well.

Subject

Hot Springs (N.C.)--Social life and customs--20th century
Community life--North Carolina--Hot Springs--History--20th century--Anecdotes

Creator

Efird, Jane
Dotterer, Elizabeth

Language

English

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Document

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111_tape300_ElizabethDotterer_transcript_M

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Efird, Jane
and Dotterer, Elizabeth, “Interview with Elizabeth Dotterer [July 17, 1975],” Appalachian State University Digital Collections, accessed November 23, 2017, http://omeka.library.appstate.edu/items/show/37308.