Interview with Ted Potter, June 12, 1973

Title

Interview with Ted Potter, June 12, 1973

Description

Ted Potter was born in Tamarack, NC in 1908 and throughout his life was a logger, mail carrier, and farmer.

Mr. Potter recalls childhood memories of Christmas, moonshining, and the Great Depression. He discusses the schoolhouse experience from his childhood as well as farming during the Great Depression.

Subject

Potter, Ted--Interviews
Depressions--1929--North Carolina--Tamarack
Farm life--North Carolina--Tamarack--20th century
Tamarack (N.C.)--Social life and customs--20th century

Creator

Shelton, Karalyn
Potter, Ted

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

14 pages

Language

English

Type

document

Identifier

111_tape79_TedPotter_1973_06_12M001

Spatial Coverage

Todd, NC

Scanned by

Wetmore, Dana

Equipment

Hp Scanjet 8200

Scan date

2014-02-27

Comments

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

Citation

Shelton, Karalyn and Potter, Ted, “Interview with Ted Potter, June 12, 1973,” Appalachian State University Libraries Digital Collections, accessed May 22, 2019, https://omeka.library.appstate.edu/items/show/34251.