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Record 634/842
Copyright PastPerfect Museum
Collection Southeast Kentucky Community and Technical College Oral History Collection
Date 10/23/1993
Abstract Interview of Cecil J. Philpot by Dorothy Gross.

Interviewer's description-
"This interview was conducted with Cecil Philpot. He was born February 26, 1926 at Dressin, Kentucky. He recalls the Great Depression, the forming of the U.M.W.A and the violence that took place in the late 1930's surrounding the strike. Mr. Philpot talks about how Bloody Harlan got its' name, WW II and the different places he was stationed while in the service and combat. Mr. Philpot is now retired from the coal mines and his hobbies include collecting script and antique clocks."
Object ID 2007.001.0658
Object Name Tape, Magnetic
Subjects Antiques
Bloody Harlan
Coal mining
Great Depression
Labor strike
United Mine Workers of America
World War II
Interview date 10/23/1993
Interviewer Gross, Dorothy
Length of interview 24:00
Media Cassette Tape
Narrator Philpot, Cecil J.
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