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Abell, Arlene Carr, 1910-1990



  • Existence: 1910 - 1990

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

Arlene Carr Abell interviewed by Dorothy Noble Smith, transcribed by Sharon G. Marston, 1979 October 2

Identifier: SdArch SNP. File SNP-1
Scope and Contents Records the reminiscences of Arlene Carr Abell who grew up in Sugar Hollow, Virginia, prior to the establishment of Shenandoah National Park in 1934. Describes her home and family life, schooling, holidays and community events. Among the topics discussed are the growing, harvesting and preserving of food, corn shucking and apple butter boiling parties, wild game hunting, home remedies and folk medicine. Includes references to holiday celebrations, mountain music, her father's occupation as a...
Dates: 1979 October 2