Farmville, North Carolina, Oral History Collection: Tabitha DeVisconti Oral History Interview

1979-02-08
Oral History Interview #OH0270-005
Creator(s)
DeVisconti, Tabitha Marie, 1890-1983; Moye, Frances D.
Physical description
2.49 Gigabytes, (Digital Files: Access file 27.8MB; Master file 2.49GB)
Preferred Citation
Farmville, North Carolina, Oral History Collection: Tabitha DeVisconti Oral History Interview (#OH0270-005), East Carolina Manuscript Collection, J. Y. Joyner Library, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina, USA
Repository
ECU Manuscript Collection
Access
No restrictions.

Oral history interview with Tabitha DeVisconti, former Farmville librarian and known for her many civic activities. She was interviewed by Frances D. Moye as part of an Eagle scout project. DeVisconti spends the majority of the interview describing the history of the town of Farmville, its churches, hotels, politics, railroads, schools, industry, agriculture, fire department, and the town's participation in World Wars I and II. She also describes her family's arrival in the United States from Scotland and their settling in Farmville, the building of her house by her grandfather, James W. May, her parents, and her upbringing.


Administrative information
Custodial History

April 27, 2020, (unprocessed), 1 digital surrogate file; Oral history interview with Tabitha DeVisconti, former Farmville librarian and known for her many civic activities. She was interviewed by Frances D. Moye as part of an Eagle scout project. DeVisconti spends the majority of the interview describing the history of the town of Farmville, its churches, hotels, politics, railroads, schools, industry, agriculture, fire department, and the town's participation in World Wars I and II. She also describes her family's arrival in the United States from Scotland and their settling in Farmville, the building of her house by her grandfather, James W. May, her parents, and her upbringing. Original cassette was returned to the owner.

Source of acquisition

Lent by David Miller, director of Farmville Public Library

Copyright notice

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