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Collection Southeast Kentucky Community and Technical College Oral History Collection
Date 03/24/1983
Abstract Interview of Mellie Brown by Sara White. Brown discusses her background and the Three Point coal camp.

Interviewer's description-
"Mrs. Brown was born Feb. 20, 1907 in Bell County, Kentucky. She spent her early years on a farm. She learned to farm and preserve food. She married Ted Brown, Dec. 17, 1927 and eventually moved to Three Point Coal Camp near Harlan, Kentucky. She describes her life as a housewife. She discusses canning and preserving food, cooking, sewing-quilting, etc. She describes her family and comments on the importance of attending church and getting a good education."
Object ID 2007.001.0216
Object Name Tape, Magnetic
Subjects Bell County, Kentucky
Canning & preserving
Coal camps
Education
Farming
Harlan, Kentucky
Religion
Interview date 03/24/1983
Interviewer White, Sara
Length of interview 22:59, 10:37
Media Cassette Tape
Narrator Brown, Mellie
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