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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 History@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.


 

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.)

 

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.)

 

Topical Terms:

African Americans—History 

Domestic Life

Education

Transportation

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:

Pocomoke City (Md.)

Stockton (Md.)

 

Topical Terms:

Domestic Life

Education

Transportation

Worcester County (Md.)—Education 

Worcester County (Md.)—History

Worcester County (Md.)—Social life and customs

Location Terms:

Basketswitch (Md.)

Newark (Md.)

Queponco (Md.)

Snow Hill (Md.)

 

Topical Terms:

Worcester County (Md.)—History

Worcester County (Md.)—Social life and customs

Location Terms:

Snow Hill (Md.)

 

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

WWI

Corporate Names:

Civil Conservation Corp

Location Terms:

Public Landing (Md.)

Salisbury (Md.)

Snow Hill (Md.)

 

Topical Terms:

Farming

Transportation

Worcester County (Md.)—Education 

Worcester County (Md.)—History

Worcester County (Md.)—Social life and customs

Location Terms:

Newark (Md.)

Queponco (Md.)

Snow Hill (Md.)

 

Topical Terms:

Church

Hunting

Prohibition

School

Sports

steamboats

Worcester County (Md.)—History

Worcester County (Md.)—Social life and customs

World War I

WWI

World War II 

WWII

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.)

 

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.)

 

Topical Terms:

Farming

Worcester County (Md.)—History

Worcester County (Md.)—Social life and customs

World War I

WWI

Location Terms:

Berlin (Md.)

Libertytown (Md.)

Queponco (Md.)

 

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.)

 

Topical Terms:

Worcester County (Md.)—History

Worcester County (Md.)—Social life and customs

Location Terms:

Furnace Town (Md.)

Public Landing (Md.)

 

Topical Terms:

Funeral Business

Mortician

Worcester County (Md.)—Education 

Worcester County (Md.)—History

Worcester County (Md.)—Social life and customs

Worcester County (Md.)—Women’s History

Location Terms:

Berlin (Md.)

Ocean City (Md.)

 

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

WWI

World War II—Women—History

WWII

Location Terms:

Berlin (Md.)

Ocean City (Md.)

 

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.)

 

Topical Terms:

Farming

Transportation

Worcester County (Md.)—Education 

Worcester County (Md.)—History

Worcester County (Md.)—Social life and customs

Location Terms:

Furnace Town (Md.)

Public Landing (Md.)

Snow Hill (Md.)

 

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.)

 

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.)

 

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.)

 

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.)

 

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.)

 

Topical Terms:

Berlin (Md.)—History

Education

Trappe Mill Pond

Worcester County (Md.)—Education 

Worcester County (Md.)—History

Worcester County (Md.)—Social life and customs

World War I

WWI

Corporate Terms:

Buckingham High School

Buckingham Primary School

Location Terms:

Berlin (Md.)

Trappe (Md.)

 

Topical Terms:

African Americans—Education 

Education

School

Worcester County (Md.)—African Americans

Worcester County (Md.)—Education

Worcester County (Md.)—History

Worcester County (Md.)—Social life and customs

Worcester County (Md.)—Women History

Corporate Names:

Box Iron School

Location Terms:

Box Iron (Md.)

Girdletree (Md.)

Snow Hill (Md.)

 

​​​​​​​Topical Terms:

Domestic Life

Education

Stockton (Md.)—History

Transportation

Worcester County (Md.)—History

Worcester County (Md.)—Social life and customs

Worcester County (Md.)—Women’s History

Corporate Terms:

Stockton High School

Stockton Elementary School

Location Terms:

Stockton (Md.)

 

​​​​​​​Topical Terms:

Domestic Life

Education

Pocomoke City (Md.)—History

Transportation

Worcester County (Md.)—History

Worcester County (Md.)—Social life and customs

Worcester County (Md.)—Women’s History

Corporate Terms:

Quinton School

Location Terms:

Pocomoke City (Md.)

Ocean City (Md.)

Worcester County (Md.)

 

Topical Terms:

Church

Pocomoke City (Md.)—Fire 1922

Pocomoke City (Md.)—History

School

Transportation

Worcester County (Md.)—History

Worcester County (Md.)—Social life and customs

Worcester County (Md.)—Women’s History

Corporate Terms:

Hartley Hall

Presbyterian Church

Location Terms:

Pocomoke City (Md.)

Worcester County (Md.)

 

Topical Terms:

Domestic Life

Education

Transportation

Pocomoke City (Md.)—History

Worcester County (Md.)—Education 

Worcester County (Md.)—History

Worcester County (Md.)—Social life and customs

Worcester County (Md.)—Women History

Corporate Names:

Pocomoke High School

Location Terms:

Pocomoke City (Md.)

 

Topical Terms:

Education

Farming

Newark (Md.)—History

Queponco

Transportation

Worcester County (Md.)—Education

Worcester County (Md.)—History

Worcester County (Md.)—Social life and customs

Corporate Names:

Newark School

Snow Hill High School

Location Terms:

Newark (Md.)

Snow Hill (Md.)

 

Topical Terms:

Church

Domestic Life

Education

Worcester County (Md.)—History

Worcester County (Md.)—Social life and customs

Worcester County (Md.)—Women’s History

Location Terms:

Greenbackville (Va.)

Snow Hill (Md.)

 

Topical Terms:

Church

Domestic Life

Education

Worcester County (Md.)—History

Worcester County (Md.)—Social life and customs

Worcester County (Md.)—Women’s History

Location Terms:

Cedartown (Md.)

Greenbackville (Va.)

Snow Hill (Md.)

Stockton (Md.)

 

Topical Terms:

Domestic Life

Farming

Transportation

Worcester County (Md.)—History

Worcester County (Md.)—Social life and customs

Location Terms:

Berlin (Md.)

Ocean City (Md.)

St. Martins (Md.)

 

Topical Terms:

Prohibition

Transportation

Worcester County (Md.)—History

Worcester County (Md.)—Social life and customs

Location Terms:

Girdletree (Md.)

 

Topical Terms:

Church

Domestic Life

Farming

Transportation

Worcester County (Md.)—History

Worcester County (Md.)—Social life and customs

Location Terms:

Shingle Landing (Md.)

Whaleyville  (Md.)

 

Topical Terms:

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.)

 

Topical Terms:

Education

School

Teacher

Transportation

Worcester County (Md.)—History

Worcester County (Md.)—Social life and customs

Worcester County (Md.)—Women’s History

Corporate Terms:

American Legion Auxiliary

Firemen’s Auxiliary

Location Terms:

Berlin (Md.)

Ocean City (Md.)

 

Topical Terms:

Education

School

Storm of 1933

Transportation

Worcester County (Md.)—History

Worcester County (Md.)—Social life and customs

Location Terms:

Pocomoke City (Md.)

Public Landing (Md.)

Stockton (Md.)

 

Topical Terms:

Domestic Life

Library

Snow Hill (Md.)—Library History

Worcester County (Md.)—Education 

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.)

Topical Terms:

Worcester County (Md.)—History

Worcester County (Md.)—Social life and customs

Worcester County (Md.)—Women’s History

Location Terms:

Furnace Town (Md.)

Public Landing (Md.)

 

Topical Terms:

Depression

Domestic Life

Farming

Transportation

Worcester County (Md.)—Education 

Worcester County (Md.)—History

Worcester County (Md.)—Social life and customs

Location Terms:

Public Landing (Md.)

Snow Hill (Md.)

 

Topical Terms:

Farming

Public Hanging

Transportation

Snow Hill (Md.)—Fire 1893

Worcester County (Md.)—Education 

Worcester County (Md.)—History

Worcester County (Md.)—Social life and customs

Location Terms:

Snow Hill (Md.)

 

Topical Terms:

Worcester County (Md.)—History

Worcester County (Md.)—Social life and customs

Worcester County (Md.)—Women’s History

Location Terms:

Ocean City (Md.)

 

Topical Terms:

Worcester County (Md.)—Education 

Worcester County (Md.)—History

Worcester County (Md.)—Social life and customs

Worcester County (Md.)—Women’s History

Location Terms:

Berlin (Md.)

Newark (Md.)

 

Topical Terms:

Worcester County (Md.)—History

Worcester County (Md.)—Social life and customs

Location Terms:

Furnace Town (Md.)

 

 

Topical Terms:

Education

Domestic Life

Stockton (Md.)—History

School

Transportation

Worcester County (Md.)—History

Worcester County (Md.)—Social life and customs

Worcester County (Md.)—Women’s History

Corporate Terms:

Stockton High School

Location Terms:

Pocomoke City (Md.)

Stockton (Md.)

 

Topical Terms:

Domestic Life

Transportation

Worcester County (Md.)—Education 

Worcester County (Md.)—History

Worcester County (Md.)—Social life and customs

Worcester County (Md.)—Women’s History

Location Terms:

Cedartown (Md.)

Snow Hill (Md.)

 

Topical Terms:

Farming

Transportation

Pocomoke City (Md.)—Fire 1922

Worcester County (Md.)—Education 

Worcester County (Md.)—History

Worcester County (Md.)—Social life and customs

Location Terms:

Pitts Creek (Md.)

Pocomoke City (Md.)

 

Topical Terms:

Education

School

Teacher

Worcester County (Md.)—History

Worcester County (Md.)—Social life and customs

Worcester County (Md.)—Women’s History

Corporate Terms:

Worcester County Board of Education

Location Terms:

Ocean City (Md.)

 

Topical Terms:

Education

School

Worcester County (Md.)—History

Worcester County (Md.)—Social life and customs

Worcester County (Md.)—Women’s History

Location Terms:

Worcester County (Md.)

Topical Terms:

Church

Domestic Life

Farming

School

Worcester County (Md.)—History

Worcester County (Md.)—Social life and customs

Worcester County (Md.)—Women’s History

Location Terms:

Furnace Town (Md.)

Long Ridge (Md.)

Piney Grove (Md.)

 

Topical Terms:

Fishing

Public Hanging

Snow Hill (Md.)—Fire 1893

Transportation

Worcester County (Md.)—Education 

Worcester County (Md.)—History

Worcester County (Md.)—Social life and customs

Location Terms:

Snow Hill (Md.)

 

Topical Terms:

Farming

School

Transportation

Worcester County (Md.)—History

Worcester County (Md.)—Social life and customs

Worcester County (Md.)—Women’s History

Location Terms:

Klej Grange

Ocean City (Md.)

Stockton (Md.)

 

Topical Terms:

Berlin (Md.)—History

Worcester County (Md.)—History

Worcester County (Md.)—Social life and customs

Location Terms:

Berlin (Md.)

 

Topical Terms:

Domestic Life

School

Transportation

Worcester County (Md.)—History

Worcester County (Md.)—Social life and customs

Location Terms:

Snow Hill (Md.)

 

Topical Terms:

School

Worcester County (Md.)—History

Worcester County (Md.)—Social life and customs

Worcester County (Md.)—Women’s History

Location Terms:

Newark (Md.)

Snow Hill (Md.)

 

Topical Terms:

Church

Pocomoke City (Md.)—Fire 1922

Pocomoke City (Md.)—History

School

Transportation

Worcester County (Md.)—History

Worcester County (Md.)—Social life and customs

Worcester County (Md.)—Women’s History

Location Terms:

Pocomoke City (Md.)

 

Topical Terms:

Furnace Town (Md.)—History

Worcester County (Md.)—History

Worcester County (Md.)—Social life and customs

Location Terms:

Furnace Town (Md.)

Snow Hill (Md.)

 

Topical Terms:

Fish Camps

Storm of 1933

Storm of 1962

Transportation

Worcester County (Md.)—History

Worcester County (Md.)—Social life and customs

Worcester County (Md.)—Women’s History

World War I

WWI

Location Terms:

Ocean City (Md.)

 

Topical Terms:

Chicken Farming

Education

Pocomoke City (Md.)—Fire 1922

Pocomoke City (Md.)—History

Transportation

Worcester County (Md.)—History

Worcester County (Md.)—Social life and customs

Worcester County (Md.)—Women’s History

Location Terms:

Pocomoke City (Md.)

 

Topical Terms:

African Americans—History 

Church

Ocean City (Md.)—African Americans—History 

School

School Bus—African Americans

Transportation

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:

Berlin (Md.)

Ocean City (Md.)

Snow Hill (Md.)

 

Topical Terms:

Domestic Life

Pocomoke City (Md.)—History

School

Transportation

Worcester County (Md.)—History

Worcester County (Md.)—Social life and customs

Worcester County (Md.)—Women’s History

Location Terms:

Pocomoke City (Md.)

 

Topical Terms:

School

Transportation

Worcester County (Md.)—History

Worcester County (Md.)—Social life and customs

Location Terms:

Klej Grange (Md.)

Snow Hill (Md.)

 

Topical Terms:

School

Transportation

Worcester County (Md.)—History

Worcester County (Md.)—Social life and customs

Location Terms:

Klej Grange (Md.)

Worcester County (Md.)

 

Topical Terms:

Church

Domestic Life

School

Storm of 1933

Transportation

Worcester County (Md.)—History

Worcester County (Md.)—Social life and customs

Worcester County (Md.)—Women’s History

Location Terms:

Piney Grove (Md.)

Snow Hill (Md.)

 

Topical Terms:

Farming

School

Transportation

Worcester County (Md.)—History

Worcester County (Md.)—Social life and customs

Worcester County (Md.)—Women’s History

Location Terms:

Ironshire (Md.)

 

Topical Terms:

Worcester County (Md.)—History

Worcester County (Md.)—Social life and customs

Worcester County (Md.)—Women’s History

Location Terms:

Snow Hill (Md.)

 

Topical Terms:

Church

Domestic Life

Farming

School

Transportation

Worcester County (Md.)—History

Worcester County (Md.)—Social life and customs

Worcester County (Md.)—Women’s History

Location Terms:

Snow Hill (Md.)

 

Topical Terms:

Church

Domestic Life

Pocomoke City (Md.)—History

Pocomoke City Fair

School

Transportation

Worcester County (Md.)—History

Worcester County (Md.)—Social life and customs

Worcester County (Md.)—Women’s History

Location Terms:

Pocomoke City (Md.)

 

Topical Terms:

Domestic Life

School

Transportation

Worcester County (Md.)—History

Worcester County (Md.)—Social life and customs

Worcester County (Md.)—Women’s History

Location Terms:

Pocomoke City (Md.)

Rabbit Knaw (Md.)

Stockton (Md.)

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