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Record 224/842
Copyright PastPerfect Museum
Collection Southeast Kentucky Community and Technical College Oral History Collection
Date 09/19/1983
Abstract Interview of Coye Gilbert by Karen Burke. Gilbert discusses his background and Lynch, Kentucky.

Interviewer's description-
"Mr. Gilbert was born in Middlesboro, Kentucky and came to Lynch, Kentucky in 1944. He recounts his career as a commissary clerk, postal clerk and finally postmaster at the Lynch office. He was a commissioned Lt. in the U.S. Army during W.W.II. Topics discussed by Mr. Gilbert include: (1) coal company commissaries, (2) the changes in postal services, (3) miners' hotel, (4) payroll arriving by train, and (5) the boarding houses."
Object ID 2007.001.0230
Object Name Tape, Magnetic
Subjects Boarding houses
Commissaries, Company
Lynch, Kentucky
Post offices
Postal service
United States Army
Interview date 09/19/1983
Interviewer Burke, Karen
Length of interview 34:15
Media Cassette Tape
Narrator Gilbert, Coye
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