Interview with Mr. and Mrs. Jim Greer, June 11, 1973
 


Citation

Weaver, Karen and Greer, Jim and Vera, “Interview with Mr. and Mrs. Jim Greer, June 11, 1973,” Appalachian State University Libraries Digital Collections, accessed June 29, 2022, https://omeka.library.appstate.edu/items/show/34248.


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Title

Interview with Mr. and Mrs. Jim Greer, June 11, 1973

Description

James Calvin Greer was born in Triplett, NC in 1908. Vera Greer was born in Caldwell County in 1913.

Mr. and Mrs. Greer both recall very hard childhoods and growing up in the Triplett area. Mr. Greer worked at the local sawmill during the Great Depression. They recall collecting herbs and bark to pay for groceries and clothes.

Subject

Greer, James Calvin--Interviews
Greer, Vera--Interviews
Depressions--1929--North Carolina--Watauga
Watauga County (N.C.)--Social life and customs--20th century

Creator

Weaver, Karen
Greer, Jim and Vera

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

15 pages

Language

English
English

Type

document

Identifier

111_tape74_Mr&MrsJimGreer_1973_06_11M001

Spatial Coverage

Triplett, NC

Scanned by

Wetmore, Dana

Equipment

Hp Scanjet 8200

Scan date

2014-02-26

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