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Record 211/842
Copyright PastPerfect Museum
Collection Southeast Kentucky Community and Technical College Oral History Collection
Date 02/03/1983
Abstract Interview of Ted L. Brown by Sara White. Brown discusses coal mining and Three Point.

Interviewer's description-
"Mr. Brown was born in Bell County, Kentucky where he grew up on a farm. He recalls conditions during the great depression and how they survived by subsistence farming. He started working in the mines when he was 18 years old in Bell County. He later moved to Harlan County where he worked various mines until his retirement. He spent over 21 years living at Three Point, Kentucky and working in the mining operations there. In this interview he discusses: 1) script 2) commissaries 3) company housing 4) medical care 5) mine safety and accidents 6) pay scales and 7) W.W. I and rationing."
Object ID 2007.001.0217
Object Name Tape, Magnetic
Subjects Bell County, Kentucky
Camp houses
Coal mining
Commissaries, Company
Great Depression
Harlan County, Kentucky
Mine accidents
Mine safety
Scrip
World War I
Interview date 02/03/1983
Interviewer White, Sara
Length of interview 25:52
Media Cassette Tape
Narrator Brown, Ted L.
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