Interview with Marjorie Castle, November 6, 1988

Project: Appalachia: Family and Gender in the Coal Community Oral History Project

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Interview Summary

This is a third interview with Marjorie Castle who was born in 1909. She describes the medical care that she received as a child and their family doctor. She remembers that some of her siblings were delivered by midwives. Castle describes why people left their farms for the coal camps and states that they "wanted to have a better life." She remembers people fixing up their houses in the camp and getting more things. She discusses the work required on the farm. Castle states that the food on the farm was better than in the camp.

Interview Accession

1988oh180_app177

Interviewee Name

Marjorie Castle

Interviewer Name

Glenna Graves

Interview Date

1988-11-06

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Castle, Marjorie Interview by Glenna Graves. 06 Nov. 1988. Lexington, KY: Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.

Castle, M. (1988, November 06). Interview by G. Graves. Appalachia: Family and Gender in the Coal Community Oral History Project. Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries, Lexington.

Castle, Marjorie, interview by Glenna Graves. November 06, 1988, Appalachia: Family and Gender in the Coal Community Oral History Project, Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.





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