Audio Recordings Interview with 65 year old white male, Mountain Rest, South Carolina (part 2 of 3)

Format Audio Recordings
Contributors Ridley, James Oliver
Roper, Donna
Dates 1982
Location Mountain Rest
South Carolina
United States
Language English
Subjects Appalachian Region
English Language
Land Use, Rural
Men, White
Mountain Rest
Oconee County
Oconee County (S.C.)
Oral Histories
Park Rangers
Personal Narratives
Scots Irish
Social Life and Customs
South Carolina
Interview with 65 year old white male, Mountain Rest, South Carolina (part 2 of 3)
Contributor Names
Roper, Donna (Collector)
Ridley, James Oliver (Speaker)
Created / Published
July 6, 1982
Subject Headings
-  English language--Dialects--South Carolina
-  Men, White--South Carolina--Oconee County--Language
-  Farmers--South Carolina--Mountain Rest--Language
-  Park rangers--South Carolina--Mountain Rest--Language
-  Folklore--South Carolina--Oconee County
-  Scots Irish--South Carolina--Oconee County--Social life and customs
-  Oconee County (S.C.)--Social life and customs
-  Trees--South Carolina--Oconee County
-  Appalachian Region--Social life and customs
-  Herbs--South Carolina--Oconee County
-  Land use, Rural--South Carolina--Oconee County
-  Interviews
-  Narratives
-  Oral histories
-  Personal narratives
-  United States -- South Carolina -- Oconee -- Mountain Rest
Oral histories
Personal narratives
-  For rights information contact the collector’s institution: Pendleton District Historical and Recreation Commission. Pendleton, SC
-  65 year old white male, born in Oconee County, South Carolina near town of Walhalla. Lives in Mountain Rest in Oconee County. Has never traveled farther away from home than 35 miles or to city of more than 5,000. Farmer, knows about making moonshine.
-  Life in the South Carolina mountains, farming, medicine, moonshining, history, trees, tales about the Stumphouse Tunnel area, and religion. Mr. Ridley is the ranger for the Stumphouse Tunnel Park.
Audio tape; 10.5” reel, 7.5 ips; duration: 10:37
Call Number
AFC 1986/022: AFS 24,300 a02
Source Collection
Center for Applied Linguistics Collection (AFC 1986/022)
American Folklife Center
Digital Id

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