Oral History

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Oral History Interview: Joe Rutrough
One of a series of interviews around Buffalo Mountain conducted in 1999 by a Radford University Anthropology class team under Dr. Melinda Wagner.

Oral History Interview: Roger Shortt
Roger Shortt (1925-2019) was one of five brothers from the County Line community drafted into the Army during World War II. [His brother Ward Maston Shortt (1920 -1944) was killed fighting in Germany and was awarded a Silver Star posthumously.] …

Oral History Interview: Tom Franko
Tom Franko, originally from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, was educated in a Catholic all-male high school, and from there completed two years of college before engaging himself in various types of employment. Tom describes himself as a child of the…

Interview with Joe and Nadine Rutrough
Joe Rutrough was born in the Willis area of Floyd County in 1923 and grew up there with his parents and two brothers. The Rutroughs have been in Floyd for at least four generations. Mr. Rutrough’s father, Dr. Rutrough, graduated from Baltimore City…
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