Villines, Frank 1974-07-03

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Frank Villines, at age 90, tells about his life as a woodcutter, lumberjack and miner in the Ozark region of Arkansas and Missouri. He recalls early logging and mining incidents and gives much attention to the building of cabins.

General Interview Information

Interviewee Name: Frank Villines

Additional Parties Recorded: None

Date: July 03, 1974

Location: Harrison, Arkansas

Interviewer: Dwight Pitcaithley

Length: 1 hour 40 minutes


Tape 1, Side 1: Arbaugh family history related, Worked as miner and as woodcutter, Prefers mining, Lived in logging camps, Log cabins discussed.

Tape 1, Side 2: Continued discussion of different houses and cabins, Gertie Studyvin suggested for future interviews, Change in countryside since logging companies left, Identifies and discusses old photographs and newspaper articles.

Tape 2, Side 1: Reuben Wishon remembered, Sneed Creek discussed, Floating logs on Buffalo River, Logging in Missouri, Accidents.

Tape 2, Side 2: Other logging and mining incidents.

Range Dates: ?-1974

Bulk Dates: None Given

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