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Interview With Pearl Perguson Regarding Her Life (Fa 154), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Aug 2012

Interview With Pearl Perguson Regarding Her Life (Fa 154), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Transcription of an interview with Pearl Perguson conducted by Kevin Eans for an oral history project titled "A Generation Remembers, 1900-1949." Perguson discusses her life and times, including information about social life and reactions to national events in the small town of Horse Branch, Ohio County, Kentucky.


Interview With Opal Cline Crabb Regarding Her Life (Fa 154), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Aug 2010

Interview With Opal Cline Crabb Regarding Her Life (Fa 154), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Transcription of an interview with Opal Cline Crabb conducted by Joe Adams for an oral history project titled "A Generation Remembers, 1900-1949." Crabb discusses her life and times, including information about growing up in McLean County, Kentucky, education, her teaching experience in a one-room school, food preservation at home including hog butchering and meat processing, the introduction of radios and televisions, the Green River and steamboats.


Interview With Stella Mudd Allen Regarding Her Life In Daviess County, Kentucky (Fa 154), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Jan 2009

Interview With Stella Mudd Allen Regarding Her Life In Daviess County, Kentucky (Fa 154), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Transcription of an oral history interview done with Stella Mudd Allen by Karen Owen on July 29, 1986 as part of a project titled "A Generation Remembers, 1900-1949." She discusses social life and customs, growing up on a farm, her education, games, home remedies, courtship, dressmaking, automobiles, floods, and electrification.


Interview With Samuel V. Wickliffe Regarding Campbellsville & Taylor County (Fa 202), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Apr 2006

Interview With Samuel V. Wickliffe Regarding Campbellsville & Taylor County (Fa 202), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Transcription of an oral history interview done with Samuel V. Wickliffe regarding his life as an African American teacher in Campbellsville, Kentucky. He talks about his work at the African American Durham High School and the eventual integration of schools in Campbellsville. He also discusses his military service during the Korean War.


Interview With Yvonne Dodge Regarding Sarah Gertrude Knott (Fa 459), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Jul 1996

Interview With Yvonne Dodge Regarding Sarah Gertrude Knott (Fa 459), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Transcription of an interview with Yvonne Dodge, Princeton, Kentucky, conducted by Michael Ann Williams regarding the life of Sarah Gertrude Knott and her sister Gladys Knott. Dodge discusses the Knott family, but the majority of the interview focuses on Sarah's personal and professional life, including her work with the National Folk Festival.


Interview With Nellie Ruth Sublett (Fa 154), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Jan 1989

Interview With Nellie Ruth Sublett (Fa 154), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Transcription of an interview with Nellie Ruth Sublett conducted by Karen Owens for an oral history project titled "A Generation Remembers, 1900-1949." Sublett discusses his life and times, including information about courtship, rural electrification, bobbed hair, social life, floods, the Great Depression, the hanging of Rainey Bethea and other matters in Owensboro, Daviess County, Kentucky.


Interview With Mattie Lou (Emmett) Thrasher Regarding Her Life (Fa 154), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Aug 1986

Interview With Mattie Lou (Emmett) Thrasher Regarding Her Life (Fa 154), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Transcription of an interview with Mattie Lou (Emmett) Thrasher conducted by Karen Owens for an oral history project titled "A Generation Remembers, 1900-1949." Thrasher discusses her life and times, including information about growing up in Hancock County, Kentucky, education, electrification, teachers and teaching, motherhood, race relations, attitudes toward tenant farmers, automobiles, the Great Depression and World War II.


Interview With Irene Taylor Regarding Her Life (Fa 154), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Aug 1986

Interview With Irene Taylor Regarding Her Life (Fa 154), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Transcription of an interview with Irene Taylor conducted by Christopher Carey for an oral history project titled "A Generation Remembers, 1900-1949." In this brief interview Taylor discusses a general store in Hancock County, Kentucky called the Duncan store as well as one-room schools and the consolidation of schools. She also mentions the Chestnut Grove school in Hancock County.


Interview With Oda Shouse, Sr. And Clara Shouse Regarding Their Lives (Fa 154), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Aug 1986

Interview With Oda Shouse, Sr. And Clara Shouse Regarding Their Lives (Fa 154), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Transcription of an interview with Oda Shouse, Sr. and Clara Shouse conducted by Keith Smith for an oral history project titled "A Generation Remembers, 1900-1949." Mr. Shouse does most of the speaking. He discusses his life and times including information about floods, the Great Depression, tobacco farming, rural medicine, rural electrification, automobiles and telephones.


Interview With Mary Bryant (Benton) Fitts Regarding Her Life (Fa 154), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Aug 1986

Interview With Mary Bryant (Benton) Fitts Regarding Her Life (Fa 154), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Transcription of an interview with Mary Brant (Benton) Fitts conducted by Karen Owen for an oral history project titled "A Generation Remembers, 1900-1949." Fitts discusses her life and times, including information about growing up in Utica and Owensboro, Daviess County, Kentucky, her children, social life and customs, race relations, World War II, and sundry other topics. Mrs. Fitts was a housewife and mother of two.


Interview With Dora Landrum Regarding Her Life (Fa 154), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Aug 1986

Interview With Dora Landrum Regarding Her Life (Fa 154), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Transcription of an interview with Dora Landrum conducted by Kevins Eans for an oral history project titled "A Generation Remembers, 1900-1949." Landrum dicusses her life and times, including information about the Great Depression, how the New Deal programs affected Ohio County, Kentucky, motion pictures, radio, World War II, Pearl Harbor, the atomic bomb, rationining, her running for State Senate in 1949, and Democratic politics.


Interview With Zella Truman Regarding Her Life (Fa 154), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Aug 1986

Interview With Zella Truman Regarding Her Life (Fa 154), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Transcription of an interview with Zella Truman conducted by Karen Owen for an oral history project titled "A Generation Remembers, 1900-1949." Truman discusses her life and times, including information about growing up in Owensboro, Daviess County, Kentucky, education, games children played, influenza, floods, World War II, and courtship.


Interview With Gwendolyn Johnston Regarding Her Life (Fa 154), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Aug 1986

Interview With Gwendolyn Johnston Regarding Her Life (Fa 154), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Transcription of an interview with Gwendolyn Johnston conducted by Keith Smith for an oral history project titled "A Generation Remembers, 1900-1949." Johnston discusses her life and times, including information about growing up in West Louisville, Kentucky, education, games, a tornado that struck Louisville in the 1890s, automobiles, the Ku Klux Klan, Ronald Wilson Reagan, and parochial schools.


Interview With Allyene Gregory Regarding Her Life (Fa 154), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Aug 1986

Interview With Allyene Gregory Regarding Her Life (Fa 154), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Transcription of an interview with Allyene Gregory conducted by Steve Vied for an oral history project titled "A Generation Remembers, 1900-1949." Gregory discusses her life and times, including information about growing up in Sorgho, Daviess County, Kentucky, education, childhood games, her father's farm, African Americans, social customs and historic events in the community, as well as her teaching career.


Interview With Corinne Taylor Gregory Regarding Her Life (Fa 154), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Aug 1986

Interview With Corinne Taylor Gregory Regarding Her Life (Fa 154), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Transcription of an interview with Corinne (Taylor) Gregory conducted by Paul Eubanks for an oral history project titled "A Generation Remembers, 1900-1949." Gregory discusses her life and times, including information about education for women and job opportunities for women, World War II, food preservation, foodways, and public health. Gregory was from Beaver Dam, Ohio County, Kentucky.


Interview With Eva Carmen Rearding Her Life (Fa 154), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Jul 1986

Interview With Eva Carmen Rearding Her Life (Fa 154), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Transcription of an interview with Eva Carmen conducted by Christopher Carey for an oral history project titled "A Generation Remembers, 1900-1949." Carmen discusses her life and times, including information about African Americans, Hartford, Kentucky, Kentucky State University, midwifery, her husband Ned Carmen, social life and customs, Lincoln Leadership Training School, teaching, the hanging of Sam Jennings and black newspapers.


Interview With Nellie Hall Regarding Her Life (Fa 154), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Jul 1986

Interview With Nellie Hall Regarding Her Life (Fa 154), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Transcription of an interview with Nellie Hall conducted by Gary Netzley for an oral history project titled "A Generation Remembers, 1900-1949." Hall discusses her life and times, including information about growing up in Owensboro, Daviess County, Kentucky, her relationship with an alcoholic and abusive husband, her work in a cigar factory, her memories of recreation as a child, education, World War I, World War II, and the medical problems faced by various members of her family.


Interview With Lattie Edds And Essie Thomason Regarding Their Lives (Fa 154), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Jul 1986

Interview With Lattie Edds And Essie Thomason Regarding Their Lives (Fa 154), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Transcription of an interview with Lattie Edds and Essie Thomason conducted by Judi Hetrick for an oral history project titled "A Generation Remembers, 1900-1949." They discuss their life and times, including information about growing up in McLean County and Hancock County, Kentucky, social life and customs, weaving, childhood chores and games, teachers and teaching, one-room schools, farms and farming, courtship, televisions, radios, the Great Depression, floods, and influenza.


Interview With Lena Stolsworth Regarding Her Life (Fa 154), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Jul 1986

Interview With Lena Stolsworth Regarding Her Life (Fa 154), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Transcription of an interview with Lena Stolsworth conducted by Kim Parson for an oral history project titled "A Generation Remembers, 1900-1949." Stolsworth discusses her life and times, including information about growing up on a farm in Ohio County, Kentucky, education, social life and customs, floods, the Great Depression and World War II.


Interview With Carrye Abell Regarding Her Life (Fa 154), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Jul 1986

Interview With Carrye Abell Regarding Her Life (Fa 154), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Transcription of an interview with Carrye Abell conducted by Keith Smith for a oral history project titled "A Generation Remembers, 1900-1949." Abell discusses her life and times, including information about education, rural life, courtship, and Prohibition in Thurston, a small community in Daviess County, Kentucky.


Interview With Otis & Essie Stevens Regarding Their Lives (Fa 154), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Jul 1986

Interview With Otis & Essie Stevens Regarding Their Lives (Fa 154), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Transcription of an interview with Essie (Crawford) Stevens and Otis Stevens conducted by Charlotte Postlewaite for an oral history project titled "A Generation Remembers, 1900-1949." The Stevens discuss their life and times, including information about growing up in Ohio County, Kentucky, education, one-room schools, farms and farming, teaching in a one-room school, food preservation and preparation, laundering, death, telephones and radios.


Interview With Virginia Pannell About Her Life (Fa 154), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Jul 1986

Interview With Virginia Pannell About Her Life (Fa 154), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Transcription of an oral interview with Virginia Pannell about her life and times conducted by Charlotte Postlewaite for an oral history project titled "Do You Remember When, 1900-1949." In the interview Pannell discusses her life in Greenville, Muhlenberg County, Kentucky. She talks about teachers and teaching, schools, education, politics, health care, World War I, World War II, Influenza, radios, B. Mathis, coal mines and mining, strikes, telephones, vigilantism, Prohibition, rationing and religion.


Interview With Charlie Earl Coy Regarding His Life (Fa 154), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Jul 1986

Interview With Charlie Earl Coy Regarding His Life (Fa 154), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Transcription of an interview with Charlie Earl Coy conducted by Keith Smith for an oral history project titled "A Generation Remembers, 1900-1949." Coy discusses his life and times, including information about his childhood in Daviess County, Kentucky, farms and farming, the Great Depression, tobacco, social life and customs, airplanes, radios, television, tractors and other farm equipment, women's suffrage and influenza.


Interview With Gayle Carver Regarding His Life (Fa 154), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Jul 1986

Interview With Gayle Carver Regarding His Life (Fa 154), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Transcription of an interview with Gayle Carver conducted by Joe Adams for an oral history project titled "A Generation Remembers, 1900-1949." Carver discusses her life and times, including information about growing up in Greenville, Muhlenberg County, Kentucky, education, businesses, childhood chores, his phonograph record collection, World War II, the 1937 flood, the Great Depression, the first automobile and airplane he remembered and information about popular music of the era.


Interview With Charlie Earl Coy (Fa 154), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Jan 1986

Interview With Charlie Earl Coy (Fa 154), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Transcription of an interview with Charlie Earl Coy conducted by Keith Smith for an oral history project titled "A Generation Remembers, 1900-1949." Coy discusses his life and times, including information about farms and farming, rural life, Prohibition, farm equipment, automobiles, rural electrification and other matters in Stanley, a small community in Daviess County, Kentucky.