Interview with Robert Proffit [October 3, 1980]
 

Citation

Skelton, Joseph
, Proffit, Deloris
, and Proffit, Robert, “Interview with Robert Proffit [October 3, 1980],” Appalachian State University Libraries Digital Collections, accessed January 26, 2022, https://omeka.library.appstate.edu/items/show/37321.


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Title

Interview with Robert Proffit [October 3, 1980]

Description

Robert Proffit talks about Meat Camp's early history from the first settler John Green in 1788. Over the next few decades, people began to trickle in to Western North Carolina. He talks about the first churches in the area: Hopewell Methodist Church and Meat Camp Church. He also describes the civil war, how many members of the community enlisted with the confederate army, but after the war there wasn't much difference in Meat Camp. Proffit explains Meat Camp well with this statement: "there was never anything here to begin with except just natural things."

Subject

Mountain life--North Carolina--Watauga County--History
Mountain life--North Carolina--Ashe County--History
Mountain life--North Carolina--Wilkes County--History
Mountain life--North Carolina--Avery County--History

Creator

Skelton, Joseph
Proffit, Deloris
Proffit, Robert

Language

English
English

Type

Document

Identifier

111_tape490-1_RobertProffit_transcript_M

Interviewee

Proffit, Robert

Interviewer

Skelton, Joseph
Proffit, Deloris

Interview Date

10/3/1980

Date digitized

9/24/2014

File size

14.7MB

Equipment

Epson Expression 10000 XL

Scanned by

Tony Grady

Number of pages

21 pages

Checksum

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