Interview with William and Elizabeth Hartley, June 11, 1973
 

Citation

Weaver, Karen and Hartle, William and Elizabeth, “Interview with William and Elizabeth Hartley, June 11, 1973,” Appalachian State University Libraries Digital Collections, accessed January 27, 2022, https://omeka.library.appstate.edu/items/show/34244.


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Title

Interview with William and Elizabeth Hartley, June 11, 1973

Description

Elizabeth Hartley was born in Arnold's Branch, North Carolina in 1900 and lived on a farm where her only job was to collect herbs and dig roots. William Hartley is the son of Elizabeth Hartley.

Mr. and Mrs. Hartley both talk about growing up and childhood activities such as picking herbs, but they both agreed their childhoods were mostly hard. Mr. Harley talks about playing instruments like the organ and his interest in music, while Mrs. Hartley discusses her hobby of quilting. They both reminisce about what it was like living through the Great Depression and such as using electricity for the first time in 1953 and seeing their first car in 1922.

Subject

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

Creator

Weaver, Karen
Hartle, William and Elizabeth

Date

6/11/1973

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

36 pages

Language

English
English

Type

document

Identifier

111_tape73_William&ElizabethHartley_1973_06_11M001

Spatial Coverage

Triplett, NC

Scanned by

Wetmore, Dana

Equipment

Hp Scanjet 8200

Scan date

2014-02-25

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