Interview with Mae Shrewsbury, May 13, 1987

Project: Appalachia: War On Poverty Oral History Project

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Interview Summary

Mae Shrewsbury, a local woman from Appalachia, worked with the Appalachian Volunteers and the Volunteers in Service to America in community action groups working to improve roads, schools, and tax policies in the 1960s. She talks about her first meeting with Appalachian Volunteers and why she became involved with them. She talks about various projects they took on and the opposition they faced. She discusses the relationships between the outside volunteers and the local people and what motivated them all to become involved in the cause.

Interview Accession

1992oh350_app360

Interviewee Name

Mae Shrewsbury

Interviewer Name

Gibbs Kinderman

Interview Date

1987-05-13

Interview Keyword

anti-poverty organizations

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Shrewsbury, Mae Interview by Gibbs Kinderman. 13 May. 1987. Lexington, KY: Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.

Shrewsbury, M. (1987, May 13). Interview by G. Kinderman. Appalachia: War On Poverty Oral History Project. Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries, Lexington.

Shrewsbury, Mae, interview by Gibbs Kinderman. May 13, 1987, Appalachia: War On Poverty Oral History Project, Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.





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