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Elizabeth Evans Savage Oral History Interview, January 13, 1987

Oral History #OH0085

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Title: Elizabeth Evans Savage Oral History Interview
Creators: Lennon, Donald R.
Savage, Elizabeth Evans
Repository: ECU Manuscript Collection
Languages: English
Extent: 0.0050 Cubic feet, 1 audiocassette, 1.5 hours, 36 pages .

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General note

1910s-1972

Access Restrictions

No restrictions

Copyright Notice

Repository does not own copyright to the oral history collection. Permission to cite, reproduce, or broadcast must be obtained from both the repository and the participants in the oral history, or their heirs.

Preferred Citation

Elizabeth Evans Savage Oral History Interview (#OH0085), East Carolina Manuscript Collection, J. Y. Joyner Library, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina, USA.

Acquisition Information

  • Gift of Elizabeth Evans Savage

Processing Information

  • Encoded by Apex Data Services


Biographical / Historical Note Click here to collapse or expand the contents in this section of the finding aid

Mrs. Savage, a resident of Greenville, N.C., was born in Robeson County, N.C. Her father was a prominent physician practicing in the town of Rowland. In 1916 she enrolled at East Carolina Teachers Training School. After graduating in 1918 she remained in Greenville to teach in the public schools. At the time of her retirement, Mrs. Savage had taught in public and private schools for fifty four years.

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The interview concentrates on Mrs. Savage's childhood in Rowland, her father's medical practice, his hobby of raising fighting cocks, and her early recollections of Greenville.

For related material see: William Ernest Evans Papers.

Online access to this finding aid is supported with funds created through the federal Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA). These funds come through a grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services which is administered by the State Library of North Carolina, a division of the North Carolina Department of Cultural Resources. This grant is part of the North Carolina ECHO, Exploring Cultural Heritage Online, Digitization Grant Program.

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