Interview with David James, October 27, 1988

Project: Etowah (Tennessee) Historical Commission Oral History Project

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Interview Summary

James discusses spending time inside the Etowah, Tennessee train depot when he was a child, as well as helping his father and grandfather in the rail yards. He also talks about how he began the "Save the Depot" campaign and the process of getting the depot restored. The pride of growing up in a railroad family as well as the pride the railroad workers exhibited regarding their jobs is emphasized greatly and James's emotions about these subjects are conveyed in detail.

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2017oh666_etw013

Interviewee Name

David Eugene James

Interviewer Name

Sandra Brewer

Interview Date

1988-10-27

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James, David Eugene Interview by Sandra Brewer. 27 Oct. 1988. Lexington, KY: Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.

James, D.E. (1988, October 27). Interview by S. Brewer. Etowah (Tennessee) Historical Commission Oral History Project. Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries, Lexington.

James, David Eugene, interview by Sandra Brewer. October 27, 1988, Etowah (Tennessee) Historical Commission Oral History Project, Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.





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