Oral history of Miss Tabitha DeVisconti, February 8, 1979


Part 1
Title
Oral history of Miss Tabitha DeVisconti, February 8, 1979
Description
Oral history interview with Tabitha DeVisconti. 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. Interviewer: Frances D. Moye.
Date
February 08, 1979
Original Format
oral histories
Extent
10cm x 63cm
Local Identifier
DAO56737
Creator(s)
Contributor(s)
Subject(s)
Spatial
Location of Original
Farmville Public Library
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Comments

Scott Ellsworth Jun 20 2018

I don’t know anything about this particular item, but I also interviewed Midd De Visconti—and a couple of dozen other Farmville and former Farmville residents—for the Southern Oral History Program at the University of North Carolina during the summer of 1977. The tapes to my interviews are all held in the Southern Historical Collection at UNC in Chapel Hill.

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