Interview with Lois Scott, August 28, 1986

Project: Women and Collective Protest Oral History Project

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Interview Summary

In this third interview with Lois Scott, she continues describing her involvement with the Brookside Mine Strike, as well as strikes at Highsplint and Pikeville. She talks about the meetings of the Brookside Women's Club and dissension within the group. She talks about dangerous times during the strike, for both the picketers and scabs. She discusses the murder of Lawrence Jones. She talks about her daughter being threatened by the KKK. She discusses household management during the strike and her family members' varying attitudes about her participation.

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2018oh527_ws150

Interviewee Name

Lois Scott

Interviewer Name

Sally Ward Maggard

Interview Date

1986-08-28

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Scott, Lois Interview by Sally Ward Maggard. 28 Aug. 1986. Lexington, KY: Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.

Scott, L. (1986, August 28). Interview by S. W. Maggard. Women and Collective Protest Oral History Project. Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries, Lexington.

Scott, Lois, interview by Sally Ward Maggard. August 28, 1986, Women and Collective Protest Oral History Project, Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.





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