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Record 127/842
Copyright PastPerfect Museum
Collection Southeast Kentucky Community and Technical College Oral History Collection
Date 06/15/1981
Abstract Interview of Mrs. R.N. Wells by James B. Goode- Wells discusses her background and Cumberland, Kentucky.

Interviewer's description-
"Mrs. Wells describes her teenage years in Wilkes Barre, Pennsylvania, her family business, her education and her move to Bell County in 1918. She also recounts how she met her husband, Mr. Robert Wells, in Big Stone Gap, Virginia and moved to Clutts, Kentucky. Mentioned here is her husband's involvement in the Looney Creek Mine, his real estate dealings, her dress shop business and the eventual building of the Well's mansion located in Cumberland. Kentucky. There is also a good amount of discussion of her children and their families."
Object ID 2007.001.0132
Object Name Tape, Magnetic
Subjects Cumberland, KY
Interview date 06/15/1981
Interviewer Goode, James B.
Length of interview 59:30, 38:54
Media Cassette Tape
Narrator Wells, Mrs. R.N.
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