Interview with Peggy Robinette, June 3, 1987

Project: Women and Collective Protest Oral History Project

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Interview Summary

Peggy Robinette discusses her role as a nurse's aid at Pikeville Methodist Hospital, including her duties and complaints (especially understaffing.) She also talks briefly about the strikers' trips to garner support. Robinette discusses the conditions of the picket line and the strikers' interactions with strikebreakers. Robinette talks about the strikers' march to the hospital, acting outside of CWA's prerogative. She discusses the treatment by the police, including how it resulted in Lois Scott's head injury. She discusses how she maintained her home life while being heavily involved in the strike.

Interview Accession

1988oh013_ws109

Interviewee Name

Peggy Robinette

Interviewer Name

Sally Ward Maggard

Interview Date

1987-06-03

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Robinette, Peggy Interview by Sally Ward Maggard. 03 Jun. 1987. Lexington, KY: Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.

Robinette, P. (1987, June 03). Interview by S. W. Maggard. Women and Collective Protest Oral History Project. Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries, Lexington.

Robinette, Peggy, interview by Sally Ward Maggard. June 03, 1987, Women and Collective Protest Oral History Project, Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.





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