Interview with David Biesemeyer, May 13, 1987

Project: Appalachia: War On Poverty Oral History Project

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Interview Summary

David Biesemeyer was a volunteer with the Appalachian Volunteers organization working in West Virginia during the 1960s. In this interview he discusses his involvement with the Pine Knob community and their efforts to change the regulations regarding strip mining in the area. He talks about the actions taken by the group and the accomplishments they made. He talks about how the group and especially the volunteers from outside the community were perceived by the larger community.

Interview Accession

1992oh353_app363

Interviewee Name

David Biesemeyer

Interviewer Name

Gibbs Kinderman

Interview Date

1987-05-13

Interview Keyword

anti-poverty organizations

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

Biesemeyer, D. (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.

Biesemeyer, David, 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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