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Record 236/842
Copyright PastPerfect Museum
Collection Southeast Kentucky Community and Technical College Oral History Collection
Date 02/05/1983
Abstract Interview of Pearl Lawson by Nora Pollitte.

Interviewer's description-
"Mrs. Lawson was born into a family of 10 children Jan. 29, 1887 in Ducktown, Tennessee. She attended school only 7 years. She came to Crummies Creek in Harlan County, Kentucky in 1936. Later they moved to Highsplint where her husband was killed in a mining accident. After her husband's death she moved to Louisville, Kentucky for a short period and then back to Harlan. She describes life on a farm in the late 1800's and early 1900's. She also describes life in a coal camp."
Object ID 2007.001.0242
Object Name Tape, Magnetic
Subjects Crummies Creek, Kentucky
Coal camps
Field 01 Transcript available upon request
Interview date 02/05/1983
Interviewer Pollitte, Nora
Length of interview 32:42
Media Cassette Tape
Narrator Lawson, Pearl
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