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Record 190/842
Copyright PastPerfect Museum
Collection Southeast Kentucky Community and Technical College Oral History Collection
Date 02/06/1982
Abstract Interview of Blanche Turner by Jim Blaney.

Interviewer's description-
"Mrs. Turner speaks of her birth at Keokee, Virginia in May 1917 and of her childhood on Terry's Fork near Wallins Creek, Kentucky in Harlan County. She recounts a chain of moves which saw her father loading coal at Coats, Kentucky (above Evarts) and at Wheelbarrow (near LeJunior). She describes her family history briefly and talks of her marriage to Miniard Turner and raising her family on Peavy Hill near Shields. She also mentions politics, the depression, F.D. Roosevelt, Herbert Hoover, mail delivery by horseback and silent movies."
Object ID 2007.001.0195
Object Name Tape, Magnetic
Subjects Harlan County, Kentucky
Virginia
Interview date 02/06/1982
Interviewer Blaney, Jim
Length of interview 31:02
Media Cassette Tape
Narrator Turner, Blanche
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