Interview with Lorraine Corsale, April 10, 1986
Project: Christian Appalachian Project Oral History Project
Interview SummaryLorraine Corsale is from Franklin Lakes, New Jersey and is a graduate of Pratt Institute in Brooklyn, New York. She talks about how she became aware of Christian Appalachian Project (CAP) and her decision to become a permanent volunteer there. Corsale talks about what her impressions were of Kentucky and the people of Appalachia before she came to work for CAP. Corsale talks about her involvement and connections with different CAP programs as the head volunteer in Lancaster, Kentucky and the head of the elderly program in Garrard County, Kentucky. She explains the mission of the elderly program, which was a mixture of home visits, companionship, transportation, and providing accommodations for them. Corsale talks about other CAP programs she enjoyed working with, including summer camps, Christmas basket program, and The Attic. Corsale also talks about meeting Father Beiting and what her relationship with him was like. Corsale was grateful that she was able to use her photography skills while working with CAP. Corsale talks about leaving CAP after two years of volunteer work.
Interview LC SubjectAppalachian Region Appalachian Region--Economic conditions Appalachian Region--Social conditions Christian Appalachian Project Corsale, Lorraine Corsale, Lorraine--Interviews Social service, Rural Nonprofit organizations. Social work. Community development. Community-based family services. Community-based social services. Volunteering Communities. Community involvement Community Volunteers Voluntarism.
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Corsale, Lorraine Interview by Anne Campbell Ritchie. 10 Apr. 1986. Lexington, KY: Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.
Corsale, L. (1986, April 10). Interview by A. C. Ritchie. Christian Appalachian Project Oral History Project. Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries, Lexington.
Corsale, Lorraine, interview by Anne Campbell Ritchie. April 10, 1986, Christian Appalachian Project Oral History Project, Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.
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