Found in 16 Collections and/or Records:
Typewritten research paper and research correspondence on the Bohemian Cooperative Farming Company in Mayland, Cumberland County, Tenn., founded in the spring of 1913 (folded ca, 1916). Written by Ernest I. Miller as a graduate research paper in 1941.
“Hon. L. C. Houk Snubs the Alliance. He Gets Wrathy in Reply to Their Civil Questions and Pours out Vinegar on the Farmers Who Dare.”
Printed with “Hon. J. C. J. Williams Keeps Serene and Answers Politely and Favorably.” Responses to a series of questions posed to both politicians by the Loudon County (Tenn.) Farmers Alliance.
Tape begins with footage of an unknown man singing and playing the banjo, which was recorded over footage of an interview with Mr. and Mrs. Hamlet, a retired deep miner and his wife. Interview footage includes discussion of medical services, schools, union organizing, and general life in the mining town of Pruden. The Hamlets also discuss harvesting and selling ginseng, mentioning that at the time of taping, ginseng root sold for $55 per pound.
Total time: 17 minutes
Interview with Mildred Truan by McClung Collection Director Steve Cotham.
Truan discusses her Swiss immigrant family's dairy farm in New Market in the 1800s, her family history, the Gouffon-Tryan cheese house on Tazewell Pike (now at the Museum of East Tennessee History), life on the farm and farming activities, teaching at the Ritta Elementary School and the school's integration.
Brief pan across a section of the Great Wall of China. Brief shot of farmers. Chinese soldiers drill on parade ground with signal flags, then with rifles, as civilians look on. Two white men in western attire walk and converse. Buddhist monks gather on temple steps. Crowds of Chinese children, many of whom are in uniform, assemble on temple steps, then disperse, being led by Chinese adults. Wide shots of temple/monastery/palace.