Interview with Alta Whitaker, November 13, 1993

Project: Appalachia: Women Of Coal Oral History Project

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Interview Summary

Alta Whitaker discusses her life and and family in Kitts, Kentucky. Whitaker describes living conditions in a coal camp, living in a coal community, company store, the Great Depression, unions, politics and the future of coal mining in the region.

Interview Accession

1996oh127_app495

Interviewee Name

Alta Whitaker

Interviewer Name

Randall Norris

Interview Date

1993-11-13

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Whitaker, Alta Interview by Randall Norris. 13 Nov. 1993. Lexington, KY: Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.

Whitaker, A. (1993, November 13). Interview by R. Norris. Appalachia: Women Of Coal Oral History Project. Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries, Lexington.

Whitaker, Alta, interview by Randall Norris. November 13, 1993, Appalachia: Women Of Coal Oral History Project, Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.





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