Interview with Hazel Nunn, November 19, 1993

Project: Appalachia: Women Of Coal Oral History Project

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Interview Summary

Hazel Nunn describes her experience of being a coal miner's wife in Harlan County (Ky.). She recollects the constant worry about her husband's safety, the development of labor unions, and the health care benefits she receives from her husband's job even after his death. She talks about the social life in coal camps, especially the role of churches and one's neighbors. She also gives her opinion of coal companies and the coal industry in general.

Interview Accession

1996oh101_app469

Interviewee Name

Hazel Nunn

Interviewer Name

Randall Norris

Interview Date

1993-11-19

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Nunn, Hazel Interview by Randall Norris. 19 Nov. 1993. Lexington, KY: Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.

Nunn, H. (1993, November 19). Interview by R. Norris. Appalachia: Women Of Coal Oral History Project. Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries, Lexington.

Nunn, Hazel, interview by Randall Norris. November 19, 1993, Appalachia: Women Of Coal Oral History Project, Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.





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