Interview with Rebecca J. Maynard, May 22, 1987

Project: Women and Collective Protest Oral History Project

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Interview Summary

Maynard talks about how she got her job in the kitchen of Pikeville Methodist Hospital and the duties and working conditions of the job. She talks about what led hospital workers to want a union, their organizing efforts, and the choice to align with the CWA. Maynard talks about the reactions of her family and friends to the strike as well as the intense, sometimes violent, reactions of hospital leadership. Maynard discusses the decision to pull the picket line and the poor working conditions upon returning to work. Maynard talks about the conditions of picketing and the relationships she created there. She also talks about her education, career path, and marriage.

Interview Accession

1987oh153_ws064

Interviewee Name

Rebecca J. Maynard

Interviewer Name

Sally Ward Maggard

Interview Date

1987-05-22

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Maynard, Rebecca J. Interview by Sally Ward Maggard. 22 May. 1987. Lexington, KY: Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.

Maynard, R.J. (1987, May 22). Interview by S. W. Maggard. Women and Collective Protest Oral History Project. Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries, Lexington.

Maynard, Rebecca J., interview by Sally Ward Maggard. May 22, 1987, Women and Collective Protest Oral History Project, Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.





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