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Rural-to-urban migration studies

Identifier: Cirillo Tape 25

Scope and Contents

Tape features several different recordings, beginning with Lewis King interviewing a married couple from the East Tennessee mountains living in Dayton, Ohio. They speak about differences between city life and life in Tennessee. Next section features John Gaventa interviewing a man in Tennessee about his experiences living in the city. This man prefers city life but wants to live in a Tennessee city. Next section features Lewis King driving through a city, presumably Dayton, Ohio. Next section features Lewis King being interviewed by John Gaventa on his preference for Tennessee life. Next section features Lewis King interviewing a woman named Phyllis in Dayton, Ohio, on her experiences of city life compared to life in Tennessee. The final section includes interviews with several people: two women talk about their experiences living in Cincinnati, and two men talk about working at a steel mill in Cleveland.

Total time: 19 minutes


  • 1973-1976


1 open reel videotape : 1/2-inch black and white monaural EIAJ-1 videotape on 5-inch reel

Language of Materials

From the Collection: English

Related Materials

Handwritten notes in Marie Cirillo folder at TAMIS.

See also Cirillo Tapes 9, 13 and 15

Repository Details

Part of the Tennessee Archive of Moving Image and Sound Repository

601 S Gay Street
Knoxville TN 37902 United States