Jack Wright, November 15, 2015

Title

Jack Wright, November 15, 2015

Subject

Vietnam War, 1961-1975
Music
Washington (D.C.)
Alabama
Folk music--Appalachian Region
College students
United States. Army
United States. Army. Officer Candidate School
Draft

Description

Jack Wright begins the interview by describing his family and his childhood in southwestern Virginia and Alabama. He describes his interest in music and rock 'n roll during his high school years in Virginia. Wright discusses his experiences in college, his increasing political awareness, and his experiences in the U.S. Army and the Vietnam War.

Format

video

Identifier

2015oh499_appal020

Interviewer

Jeff Keith
Rayna Gellert

Interviewee

Jack Wright

Interview Keyword

Wise County (Va.)
Grandfathers
Mothers
Fathers
Guitars
Peerless Coal Company
Acoustic music
Holding companies
Coal mining
Coal industry
Mountain Brook (Ala.)
High schools
Clinch Valley College

Files

2015oh499_appal020_wright_img.jpg


Citation

“Jack Wright, November 15, 2015,” Exploring the Legacies of Appalshop Oral History Project, accessed May 20, 2024, https://nunncenter.net/legaciesofappalshop/items/show/20.