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Gaventa, John 1949-

Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Butchering Hog

Identifier: CirilloTape1
Scope and Contents Shot at the home of James and Tilda Kemplen, Roses Creek, Tennessee. A group of men butchering a hog using an axe and crosscut saw. They cut the hog in half then remove the ribs and other parts of the hog. Some parts are brought into the house where Tilda renders lard, prepares the meat for storage and explains explains that some of the meat is taken to a store to chill and be cut up for packaging and sale. The last few minutes of the video feature John Gaventa...
Dates: 1973-1976

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...
Dates: 1973-1976