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DAT-1002.14 Acline Melton interview, January 6, 2005

 File — Box: 2, Folder: 11
Collection number: Folder 11

Scope and Contents

id: DAT-1002.14

item_title: Acline Melton interview

call_number: PRJ-1002

project_title: Turpentine

informant_name: Acline Melton

fieldworker: Laurie Kay Sommers

recording_engineer: Laurie Kay Sommers

date: 06-Jan-05

recording_location: Fruitland

content_summary: Two tapes (second quite short) of interview with Acline Melton 'rambling' about his lifetime experience working in the woods, including turpentining. Transcript/summary of interview with Acline Melton, includes consent form and copy of thank you note

notes: Location of interview was Melton home in Fruitland. Contact made via Billy Rowe, grandson, who works at D & A Photo in Valdosta.;

Occupation: worked in woods.

technical_summary: good

genre: personal experience narrative, oral history, naval stores, turpentine, family narratives

places: Dupont/Fruitland, GA;

people: Acline Melton

keywords: American Indians, narratives


  • January 6, 2005

Conditions Governing Access


From the Collection: 40 Boxes

From the Collection: 3 items

From the Collection: 205 Cassettes

From the Collection: 29 Reels

From the Collection: 183 DVDs

From the Collection: 31 Video cassette

From the Collection: 41 Compact Disc


From the Collection: English


Repository Details

Part of the Valdosta State University Archives and Special Collections Repository

Valdosta State University Archives, Odum Library
1500 N. Patterson St.
Valdosta GA 30601 United States
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