Interview with Ellis Bartley, November 16, 2006

Project: Personal Responsibility in a Desirable Environment Oral History Project

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Interview Summary

Bartley describes his life and family living through the Great Depression to present day. He describes his first home, which had no electricity or running water, and how his family would get water and dispose of garbage. He describes his family and their various occupations, focusing on his grandfather's store, in which he spent a lot of time. He discusses working on the family farm and how he and his friends would spend their time after working. Bartley describes going to work in coal mining and how his father and siblings also worked in the mines. He discusses how he thinks people need to take care of the environment and what he thinks should be done to do so.

Interview Accession

2008oh024_pride069

Interviewee Name

Ellis Bartley

Interviewer Name

Makala Jones

Interview Date

2006-11-16

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Bartley, Ellis Interview by Makala Jones. 16 Nov. 2006. Lexington, KY: Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.

Bartley, E. (2006, November 16). Interview by M. Jones. Personal Responsibility in a Desirable Environment Oral History Project. Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries, Lexington.

Bartley, Ellis, interview by Makala Jones. November 16, 2006, Personal Responsibility in a Desirable Environment Oral History Project, Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.





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