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Oral History & Folklife Portal

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Oral History & Folklife Portal

The Worcester County Library's Oral History & Folkilfe collection are located physically at the Snow Hill branch. The originals are not available to the public due to the quality of the original cassettes. Each Oral History has been digitized and made available here.

If you have any questions about an Oral History, please email worrm@worcesterlibrary.org or send us a message on this page.


List of Oral Histories

By clicking on the name of the person, it will take you to a page to view the audio and the transcript of the Oral History.

 

Name

Keywords

Adkins, John (1912- )

&

Adkins, Harriet (1908-1981)

Topical Terms:

African Americans—History 

Domestic Life

Education

Farming

Religious Life

Worcester County (Md.)—African Americans

Worcester County (Md.)—Education 

Worcester County (Md.)—History

Worcester County (Md.)—Social life and customs

Worcester County (Md.)—Women's History

Location Terms:

Newark (Md.)

Ocean City (Md.)

Snow Hill (Md.)

Allen, Evelyn Jones

(1911-2007)

Topical Terms:

African Americans—History 

Restaurants—21st century 

Worcester County (Md.)—African Americans

Worcester County (Md.)—Education 

Worcester County (Md.)—History

Worcester County (Md.)—Social life and customs

Worcester County (Md.)—Women's History

Corporate Names:

Evelyn’s Restaurants

Village Inn

Location Terms:

Ocean City (Md.)

Pocomoke City (Md.)

Snow Hill (Md.)

Bowen, Roland (William)

(1906-1988)

Topical Terms:

Worcester County (Md.)—History

Worcester County (Md.)—Social life and customs

Location Terms:

Snow Hill (Md.)

Bradford, Laura

(1899-1988)

Topical Terms:

1933 Storm

Domestic Life

Worcester County (Md.)—History

Worcester County (Md.)—Social life and customs

Worcester County (Md.)—Women's History

World War I

Corporate Names:

Civil Conservation Corp

Location Terms:

Public Landing (Md.)

Salisbury (Md.)

Snow Hill (Md.)

Brittingham, Elmer A.

(1907-1989)

Topical Terms:

Church

Hunting

Prohibition

School

Sports

steamboats

Worcester County (Md.)—History

Worcester County (Md.)—Social life and customs

World War I

World War II 

Corporate Names:

Peninsula Produce Exchange

Pocomoke Fair

Location Terms:

Assateague (Md.)

Fenwick Island (Md.)

Klej Grange (Md.)

Ocean City (Md.)

Pocomoke (Md.)

Pocomoke River (Md.)

Public Landing (Md.)

Red Hills (Md.)

Snow Hill (Md.)

Brittingham, Marie H.

(1904-2002)

Topical Terms:

Domestic Life

Local History

Snow Hill (Md.)—History

Snow Hill Parade

Ocean City (Md.)—History

Worcester County (Md.)—History

Worcester County (Md.)—Social life and customs

Worcester County (Md.)—Women's History

Location Terms:

Ocean City (Md.)

Snow Hill (Md.)

Brittingham, Ralph L. 

(1895-1989)

Topical Terms:

Farming

Worcester County (Md.)—History

Worcester County (Md.)—Social life and customs

World War I

Location Terms:

Berlin (Md.)

Libertytown (Md.)

Queponco (Md.)

Brown, Mary P.

(1902-1991 )

Topical Terms:

Domestic Life

Education

School

Worcester County (Md.)—Education

Worcester County (Md.)—History

Worcester County (Md.)—Social life and customs

Worcester County (Md.)—Women’s History

Location Terms:

Ocean City (Md.)

Public Landing (Md.)

Snow Hill (Md.)

Brown, Raymond

(1906-1991)

Topical Terms:

Worcester County (Md.)—History

Worcester County (Md.)—Social life and customs

Location Terms:

Furnace Town (Md.)

Public Landing (Md.)

Bunting, Annie G.

(1897-1993)

Topical Terms:

Great Depression

Local History

Ocean City (Md.)—History

Worcester County (Md.)—History

Worcester County (Md.)—Social life and customs

Worcester County (Md.)—Women’s History

World War I

World War II—Women—History

Location Terms:

Berlin (Md.)

Ocean City (Md.)

Bunting, Eva L.

(1897-1989)

Topical Terms:

Worcester County (Md.)—History

Worcester County (Md.)—Social life and customs

Worcester County (Md.)—Women’s History

Location Terms:

Berlin (Md.)

Worcester County (Md.)

Carmean, Edith

(1904-2003)

Topical Terms:

Education

High School

School

Worcester County (Md.)—History

Worcester County (Md.)—Social life and customs

Worcester County (Md.)—Women’s History

Location Terms:

Public Landing (Md.)

Snow Hill (Md.)

Worcester County (Md.)

Cherrix, Fred (1900-1988)

&

Cherrix, Emily (1902-1993)

Topical Terms:

Farming

Public Hanging

Snow Hill (Md.)—History

Worcester County (Md.)—History

Worcester County (Md.)—Social life and customs

Worcester County (Md.)—Women’s History

Location Terms:

Snow Hill (Md.)

Worcester County (Md.)

Clayville, Virginia S. 

(1910-1992)

&

Clayville, George W.

(1906-1995)

Topical Terms:

Farming

Snow Hill (Md.)—History

Transportation

Worcester County (Md.)—History

Worcester County (Md.)—Social life and customs

Worcester County (Md.)—Women’s History

Location Terms:

Snow Hill (Md.)

Worcester County (Md.)

 

Collins, Gertrude

(1896-1989)

Topical Terms:

Cooking

Education

School

Slavery

Transportation

Women’s History

Worcester County (Md.)—History

Worcester County (Md.)—Social life and customs

Worcester County (Md.)—Women’s History

Corporate Terms:

Beacom Business College

Box Iron School

The First National Bank

Franklin School

Location Terms:

Mount Ephraim (Md.)

Public Landing (Md.)

Snow Hill (Md.)

Worcester County (Md.)

Conley, Pauline

(1903-1991)

Topical Terms:

Berlin Fire—1913

Ocean City Fire—1925

School

Storm of 1933

Transportation

Worcester County (Md.)—History

Worcester County (Md.)—Social life and customs

Worcester County (Md.)—Women’s History

Corporate Terms:

Buckingham School

Park Hotel

Stephen Decatur Hotel

Location Terms:

Berlin (Md.)

Ocean City (Md.)

Worcester County (Md.)

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