Interview with Mamie Breybeal Shull, April 3, 1973

Title

Interview with Mamie Breybeal Shull, April 3, 1973

Description

Mamie Graybeal Shull was born in 1889 and has lived around Boone, North Carolina since 1906.

Ms. Shull begins her interview talking about Shull's Mill. She then talks about home remedies and other traditions like the legends, myths, and food. Ms. Shull explains her experiences with cars and the reaction of the community when they were first introduced. She recollects memories in the schoolhouse including school lunches, text books, and the layout. To finish her interview, Ms. Shull explains what church was like as a child.

Subject

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

Creator

Brinkley, Bill
Shull, Mamie Graybeal

Date

4/3/1973

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

19 pages

Language

English

Type

document

Identifier

111_tape54_MamieGreybealShull_1973_04_03M001

Spatial Coverage

Boone, NC

Scanned by

Wetmore, Dana

Equipment

Hp Scanjet 8200

Scan date

2014-02-17

Comments

Allowed tags: <p>, <a>, <em>, <strong>, <ul>, <ol>, <li>

Citation

Brinkley, Bill and Shull, Mamie Graybeal, “Interview with Mamie Breybeal Shull, April 3, 1973,” Appalachian State University Libraries Digital Collections, accessed May 20, 2019, https://omeka.library.appstate.edu/items/show/34230.