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Reverend John G. Dubosq interviewed by Wip Robinson, 1968 March 5

 File — Digital-Materials: SC0121-SET-001
Identifier: SC 0121. Series 3. File SC0121-3

Scope and Contents

Interview with Reverend John G. Dubosq, by Wip Robinson, conducted at the Jollett Hollow Chapel. Dubosq discusses his personal history and the establishment of the Skyline Drive Park. Discusses his work as a singer in blackface as a member of the quartet, Penn City Comedy Four; work as a minister in the Jollet Hollow Mission Church in Jollett Hollow, Page County, Virginia; moonshining and moonshiners; his work at the the church and establishing a men's fellowship; parishioners donating food; recreation in the Blue Ridge Mountains; the impact of the construction of Skyline Drive on people living on the moutain; the settlement communities displaced residents of the Shenandoah National Park.

Dates

  • 1968 March 5

Creator

Access Restrictions

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Extent

From the Collection: 2.42 cubic feet (3 boxes, 9 audiocassettes)

Language of Materials

From the Collection: English

Repository Details

Part of the James Madison University Libraries Special Collections Repository

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