Interview with Ernest Bonds, Virginia Bonds, May 28, 1987

Project: Appalachia: War On Poverty Oral History Project

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Interview Summary

Ernest and Virginia Bonds lived in West Virginia in the 1960s. In this interview they discuss their involvement with Appalachian Volunteers and VISTA workers and their efforts to change strip mining laws in their community. They tell stories about various volunteers that they knew and discuss how the community felt about the volunteers and the strip mining legislation. They discuss the Head Start program in their community as well as the overall impact of community action. They talk about a movie about strip mining that was filmed in the area.

Interview Accession

1992oh356_app366

Interviewee Name

Ernest Bonds

Virginia Bonds

Interviewer Name

Gibbs Kinderman

Interview Date

1987-05-28

Interview Keyword

anti-poverty organizations

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Bonds, Ernest Interview by Gibbs Kinderman. 28 May. 1987. Lexington, KY: Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.

Bonds, E. (1987, May 28). Interview by G. Kinderman. Appalachia: War On Poverty Oral History Project. Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries, Lexington.

Bonds, Ernest, interview by Gibbs Kinderman. May 28, 1987, Appalachia: War On Poverty Oral History Project, Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.





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