Interview with Mim Woodring

Title

Interview with Mim Woodring

Interviewee

Mim Woodring

Interviewer

Ron Chepesiuk

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Abstract

IN PROCESSING

The Travelers (often referred to as “Gypsies”) are descendants of the Irish subculture of itinerant Irish men and women who emigrated from Ireland to the northern U.S. after the famine of 1840 and then migrated to the southeastern U.S. They settled in Aiken County, South Carolina in 1963. Interviewees include Peter Carroll, a Traveler who talks about the Traveler’s history, lifestyle and hopes for their children’s future, Joanne H. Spring, a newspaper reporter from North Augusta, who wrote about the Travelers, Mim Woodring of' the Aiken County Council, and Dudley Posey, a funeral director who describes burial practices of the Travelers.

Publication Date

1984

Unique Identifier

OH 333

Format

1 Cassette

Length

14 minutes

Restrictions

This interview is not open for use.

Keywords

Village of Murphy’s Travelers

Disciplines

Oral History

Interview with Mim Woodring

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