Fries Textile Mill Oral Histories Oral History with Craig Wood, April 24, 2022 (Ms2019-045)

Title

Fries Textile Mill Oral Histories Oral History with Craig Wood, April 24, 2022 (Ms2019-045)

Subject

Description

Craig Wood is a former CPA who grew up in Fries, Va., but moved away for college and a career. Upon retirement, he moved into his parents' former house with his wife. While growing up, he worked in the mill over the summer in the cloth and spinning rooms. Wood's family also worked at the mill, with his grandfather as the manager of the company store, father as office manager, and mother as a secretary to the general manager.

In the interview, he recounts his memories of growing up with family very closely connected to the mill. He tells stories of working at the recreation center over the summer, and of the people in Fries.

Date

Rights

Permission to publish material from the Fries Textile Mill Oral Histories Collection must be obtained from Special Collections and University Archives, Virginia Tech.

Identifier

Ms2019-045_CraigWood

Rights Holder

Special Collections and University Archives, University Libraries, Virginia Tech

Interviewer

Kevin Combs

Narrator

Craig Wood

Location

Fries, Va.

Duration

00:57:56

Citation

“Fries Textile Mill Oral Histories Oral History with Craig Wood, April 24, 2022 (Ms2019-045),” VT Special Collections and University Archives Online, accessed March 4, 2024, https://digitalsc.lib.vt.edu/Ms2019-045/Ms2019-045_CraigWood.