Interview with Walter South, June 12, 1973

Title

Interview with Walter South, June 12, 1973

Description

Walter South was born in Watauga County, North Carolina in 1899 on a small farm.

Mr. South's interview is mostly about his childhood and his memories from when he was younger.He talks briefly about Tamarack's history and his grandfather being one of the first people to settle there. Some topics he mentions while talking about his childhood include church, politics, the Great Depression, and home remedies. He also recalls memories of the only minority family he can remember growing up.

Subject

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

Creator

Ward, Karen
South, Walter

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

11 pages

Language

English

Type

document

Identifier

111_tape78_WalterSouth_1973_06_12M001

Spatial Coverage

Todd, NC

Scanned by

Wetmore, Dana

Equipment

Hp Scanjet 8200

Scan date

2014-02-24

Comments

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Citation

Ward, Karen and South, Walter, “Interview with Walter South, June 12, 1973,” Appalachian State University Libraries Digital Collections, accessed May 22, 2019, https://omeka.library.appstate.edu/items/show/34240.