Interview with Era B. Webb, June 15, 1988

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

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Interview Summary

Era Webb was born in 1908 and grew up in Auxier, Kentucky. She recalls attending school in a two-room schoolhouse in Auxier. She describes their home in Auxier, and the pasture her family rented. Webb recalls the company doctor and a midwife who lived in Auxier. She discusses ordering things out of the Sears and Roebuck catalog. Webb attended school through the eighth grade and married a local miner. She remembers when her husband lost a thumb on a cutting machine in the mine.

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1988oh109_app140

Interviewee Name

Era B. Webb

Interviewer Name

Glenna Graves

Interview Date

1988-06-15

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Webb, Era B. Interview by Glenna Graves. 15 Jun. 1988. Lexington, KY: Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.

Webb, E.B. (1988, June 15). 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.

Webb, Era B., interview by Glenna Graves. June 15, 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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