Interview with Melinda Gosney, March 3, 2005

Project: Peace Corps Oral History Project

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Interview Summary

Melinda "Mimi" Gosney (Slovakia, 2000-2002; Education) discusses joining the Peace Corps after raising a family and being in one of the last groups of volunteers to go Slovakia to teach. She describes her experiences and friendships during her second year working at the Museum of the National Slovak Uprising in Banska Bystrica. Gosney explains that her job was unique in its connection to her father who, as a journalist in Czechoslovakia during World War II, was captured and executed by the Nazis. In addition, she discusses returning to Frankfort, Kentucky to work in a Family Resource Center.

Interview Accession

2005oh031_pc048

Interviewee Name

Melinda Gosney

Interviewer Name

Jack A. Wilson

Interview Date

2005-03-03

Interview Keyword

Education Mimi Gosney

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Gosney, Melinda Interview by Jack A. Wilson. 03 Mar. 2005. Lexington, KY: Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.

Gosney, M. (2005, March 03). Interview by J. A. Wilson. Peace Corps Oral History Project. Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries, Lexington.

Gosney, Melinda, interview by Jack A. Wilson. March 03, 2005, Peace Corps Oral History Project, Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.





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