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Walter M. Cavin oral history interview

 Digital Record
Identifier: PL-CA0039


  • Creation: 2003-07-02


48 Minutes

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Mr. Walter Cavin, 74 years old, worked for Duke Power for nearly 38 years at the River Bend Steam Station. He talks about his father's, Walter Cavin Sr., work as a Post Master, with various banks and his time in the army during both world wars. He discusses land use in Stanley, NC with special attention given to Stanley Creek. He also discusses Hoover Pond. His wife Jean Cavin also says a few words. At the end of the interview, Joyce Burt discusses her son's stay in Iraq as a soldier and him recieving a purple heart.

Repository Details

Part of the Oral Histories, J. Murrey Atkins Library Special Collections and University Archives, UNC Charlotte Repository

Atkins Library, UNC Charlotte
9201 University City Blvd
Charlotte NC 28223 United States

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