Interview with Katharine Kinderman, July 17, 1987

Project: Appalachia: War On Poverty Oral History Project

Interview Summary

Katherine Kinderman was a volunteer with the Volunteers In Service to America in the Appalachian region in the 1960s. In this interview she discusses how she became involved with community action and how the poverty program in her area became a political movement. She talks about how the VISTA workers saw themselves and how others in the community felt about them. She discusses the claim that the outside volunteers were manipulating the local people. She talks about how her involvement with the VISTA program affected her life and whether she believes another social movement could happen in the future.

Interview Accession

1992oh360_app370

Interviewee Name

Katharine Kinderman

Interviewer Name

Gibbs Kinderman

Interview Date

1987-07-17

Interview Keyword

anti-poverty organizations

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Kinderman, Katharine Interview by Gibbs Kinderman. 17 Jul. 1987. Lexington, KY: Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.

Kinderman, K. (1987, July 17). Interview by G. Kinderman. Appalachia: War On Poverty Oral History Project. Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries, Lexington.

Kinderman, Katharine, interview by Gibbs Kinderman. July 17, 1987, Appalachia: War On Poverty Oral History Project, Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.





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