Toward an oral history of Cape Ann : Mitchell, William

Title:
  • Toward an oral history of Cape Ann : Mitchell, William
Creator:
  • Mitchell, William, Interviewee
  • Masters, David, Interviewer
Description:
  • 2 sound files, digital, MPEG3 file
  • The following names and terms were used in this interview: Amarillo, New Mexico, Cheyenne, El Paso, Texas, Cherokee.
  • Linda Brayton and David Masters, principal oral historians; Interviewer:David Masters (5/1/1978).
  • TRACKS: 1. A Gloucester artist, born in 1914 in Gloucester, experiences in the southwest, P.F. defined -- 2. The big Rt. 128 layoff of 1969, leading eventually to a job in Rockport -- 3. Family relationships a daughter and a son-in-law -- 4. Feelings on the Korean War and on war in general -- 5. Relationship with son -- 6. Some social observations concerning the American Indians -- 7. Rocky Neck -- 8. Some Gloucester people never got over Cut Bridge -- 9. Racial incidents experienced in the American Southwest, experiences in Texas and new Mexico during youth -- 10. Friendship with a Cheyenne Indian chief's son, The red man is my friend -- 11. Family lineage discussed, first arrivals in U.S. came from Scotland originally -- 12. Changes seen over the years, oil lamps, horse and buggies, electric cars -- 13. Theories on the Great Depression -- 14. I'm a hard worker -- 15. Gloucester people are more helpful due to the type of work engaged in -- 16. Remembrance of ethnic arrivals -- 17. Origin of the names Five Pound Island and Ten Pound Island -- 18. Gloucester schools attended -- 19. Types of art work done.
  • Originally issued on sound cassettes and transferred to compact discs.
  • Originally issued on sound cassettes and transferred to compact discs.
Date:
  • 05-01-1978
Subject:
Coverage:
Contributor:
Publisher:
  • [Gloucester, Mass] : Sawyer Free Library

Citation

Mitchell, William, Interviewee and Masters, David, Interviewer, “Toward an oral history of Cape Ann : Mitchell, William,” NOBLE Digital Heritage, accessed November 18, 2019, https://digitalheritage.noblenet.org/noble/items/show/988.

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