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Interviewee:Dorothy Royster Burwell
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Dorothy Royster Burwell, May 29, 1996. Interview Q-0011.
The Water Comes to Soudan, Virginia: A Government Dam Washes Away a Small Community: Dorothy Royster Burwell describes her family history and remembers the devastating effect of "the water," in the form of a government-built lake, that wiped away her community of Soudan, Virginia.
Interviewee: Dorothy Royster Burwell    Interviewer: Eddie McCoy
Duration: 00:46:44     Annotated Excerpts: Listen to and read all 3 excerpts.