Interview with Elizabeth A. Trimble, October 15, 1988

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

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Elizabeth Trimble's family moved to Van Lear from Pike County in the later 1920s when she was a baby. Her father worked as a coal miner, pumper, and electrician, and she remembers him working day and night. She describes living conditions in Van Lear and remembers a few African Americans. She discusses her education and different teachers that she had. She says that life in Van Lear was not boring and that although there were people who had more, she states, "we all had plenty enough."

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1988oh170_app167

Interviewee Name

Elizabeth A. Trimble

Interviewer Name

Glenna Graves

Interview Date

1988-10-15

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Trimble, Elizabeth A. Interview by Glenna Graves. 15 Oct. 1988. Lexington, KY: Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.

Trimble, E.A. (1988, October 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.

Trimble, Elizabeth A., interview by Glenna Graves. October 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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