Interview with Dave Hodges, April 4, 1973
 


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Brinkley, Bill and Hodges, Dave, “Interview with Dave Hodges, April 4, 1973,” Appalachian State University Libraries Digital Collections, accessed July 5, 2022, https://omeka.library.appstate.edu/items/show/34231.


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Title

Interview with Dave Hodges, April 4, 1973

Description

Dave Hodges had many different careers throughout his life including working at a lumber factory and serving as justice of peace in Boone.

Mr. Hodges talks about religion and what church was like as a child in the early 1900s. He also explains the community of Boone including the history and the differences in the years passed. Mr. Hodges explains the reaction of the community to new inventions like the car and the telephone. He also talks about local traditions such as home remedies, carving and wood cutting, and dating. To end the interview, he discusses his memories of the Great Depression and the effect it had on the community.

Subject

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

Creator

Brinkley, Bill
Hodges, Dave

Date

4/4/2014

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

27 pages

Language

English
English

Type

document

Identifier

111_tape56_DaveHodges_1973_04_04M001

Spatial Coverage

Boone, NC

Scanned by

Wetmore, Dana

Equipment

Hp Scanjet 8200

Scan date

2014-02-17

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