Interview with Malta R. Miller, October 14, 1988

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

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This is a second interview with Malta Miller, who was born near present-day Auxier in 1901. She describes attending school in the early twentieth century in a one-room schoolhouse. Miller describes her mother's opportunities for education and states that she believes that her mother would have been a great advocate for suffrage and women's causes if she had had the opportunity. Miller attended Berea College and was there when the flu epidemic hit. She recalls her mother nursing those sick with the flu in Auxier. Mrs. Miller discusses birth control and states that she knows that her parents used condoms because she saw them. She also remembers an incident where a man in Auxier was suspected of being a homosexual and she provides her views on homosexuality.

Interview Accession

1988oh168_app165

Interviewee Name

Malta R. Miller

Interviewer Name

Glenna Graves

Interview Date

1988-10-14

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Miller, Malta R. Interview by Glenna Graves. 14 Oct. 1988. Lexington, KY: Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.

Miller, M.R. (1988, October 14). 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.

Miller, Malta R., interview by Glenna Graves. October 14, 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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