Table of Contents
- Descriptive Summary
- Access Information
- Use Information
- Acquisition Information
- Processing Information
- Preferred Form of Citation
- Biographical Note
- Scope and Content Note
- Subject Terms
- Detailed Description of the Collection
- Wood, Retha
- Retha Wood Oral History Interview
- Inclusive Dates
- MC 1244
- 0.08 linear feet (2 tapes and 1 folder)
- Materials are in English.
- Special Collections Department, University of Arkansas Libraries
Please call (479) 575-8444 or email firstname.lastname@example.org at least two weeks in advance of your arrival to ensure availability of the materials.
Use Restrictions Apply: Interviewee Retha Wood specified that any publication of the interview required her permission, so researchers should seek permission from Retha Wood's son, J. C. Wood of Arkoma, Oklahoma, before publishing from the collection.
No Interlibrary Loan.
Standard Federal Copyright Laws Apply (U.S. Title 17).
The Retha Wood Oral History Interview was donated to the Special Collections Department by Retha Wood of Arkoma, Oklahoma, and Randall Leo Hudson on April 15, 1993.
Processed by Katrina Windon; completed in May 2019.
Preferred Form of Citation
Retha Wood Oral History Interview (MC 1244), Special Collections, University of Arkansas Libraries, Fayetteville.
See Special Collections Citation Guide for more detailed information on how to cite specific documents from the collection.
Retha Louella Jones was born July 28, 1931, to John and Ella Jones, and grew up in rural Le Flore County, Oklahoma. Her father, John, was a farmer and preacher. She married Jay Wood. She passed away April 2, 2009, in Arkoma, Oklahoma.
Scope and Content Note
The collection consists of an oral history interview, on audio cassette tape, conducted by Randall Leo Hudson of Retha Wood on April 15, 1993, about Wood's experience growing up during the Great Depression in rural Le Flore County, Oklahoma. She discusses her family life, agricultural and food practices, her school, illnesses and diseases, and home remedies. Also included is a photocopy of notes by Wood related to her discussions in the interview.
The following persons, organizations, or topics are among those represented within the collection materials:
Le Flore County (Okla.)
Detailed Description of the Collection
The following contains a detailed list of the materials in the collection
Box User Cassettes Box 4
|Box User Cassettes Box 4||Item MC 1244||
Retha Wood oral history interview- Audio cassette tape (user copy), April 15, 1993
|Box Master Cassettes Box 5||Item MC 1244||
Retha Wood oral history interview- Audio cassette tape (master copy), April 15, 1993
|Box Small Manuscript Collections Box 10||Folder MC 1244||
Retha Wood notes, circa 1993 (Photocopy of handwritten notes, illegible in parts.)
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