John L. Idol Interview
 


Citation

“John L. Idol Interview,” Appalachian State University Libraries Digital Collections, accessed March 5, 2024, https://omeka.library.appstate.edu/items/show/41416.


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Title

John L. Idol Interview

Description

John Lane Idol grew up in the rural area of Deep Gap, North Carolina. He served in the Air Force before attending Appalachian State University in the fall of 1955 and graduating in the spring of 1958. John married Marjorie South on Thanksgiving in 1955. John received his BA from Appalachian State University and received both his MA and Ph.D. at the University of Arkansas throughout the early part of 1960. He has had a successful career as an educator, working at Clemson University, Converse College, Duke University, and UNC-Chapel Hill. John has written over five novels two including his experiences with the rural area of the Blue Ridge and Deep Gap.

Information discussed in the interview: childhood, early education, attendance at Appalachian State University, the dormitories, social events and habits, daily life, weather, relationships, sports, class life, jobs held while at school, the library, and life after graduation.

Date

9/30/2015

Rights

The materials contained in the Appalachian State University Memory Project, 2006-2017, undated Collection are available for free personal, non-commercial, and educational use provided that proper citation is used (e.g. Appalachian State University Memory Project, 2006-2017, undated, W. L. Eury Appalachian Collection, Special Collections, Appalachian State University, Boone, NC). Please contact the Appalachian State University W. L. Eury Appalachian Collection with specific questions or with requests for further information.

Format

mp3

Language

English
English

Type

Sound

Identifier

5108_BDA_02_Part_01_JohnLIdol_Reichel_2015_0930_AC

Original Format

BDA

Duration

1:02:06

Bit Rate/Frequency

16bit/48kHz

Date digitized

10/1/2015

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