Interview with Edith Easterling, October 10, 1989

Project: Appalachia: War On Poverty Oral History Project

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Interview Summary

In this interview Edith Easterling discusses the War on Poverty and how the projects affected the local community in Pike County. She discusses the relationships between the local people and the local power structure. She talks about how the VISTA workers interacted with the local people and how the War on Poverty tried to get the locals involved. She talks about why Joe Mulloy was fired from the Appalachian Volunteers and the rift that occurred between the AVs and the Council of the Southern Mountains. She discusses the effectiveness of the War on Poverty.

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1992oh342_app352

Interviewee Name

Edith Easterling

Interviewer Name

Gibbs Kinderman

Interview Date

1989-10-10

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Easterling, Edith Interview by Gibbs Kinderman. 10 Oct. 1989. Lexington, KY: Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.

Easterling, E. (1989, October 10). Interview by G. Kinderman. Appalachia: War On Poverty Oral History Project. Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries, Lexington.

Easterling, Edith, interview by Gibbs Kinderman. October 10, 1989, Appalachia: War On Poverty Oral History Project, Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.





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