Interview with Paris Goble, September 11, 1988

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

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Interview Summary

This is a second interview with Paris Goble, who was born in 1901 near Prestonsburg, Kentucky. He recalls the hard life he had as a child. He states that jobs were scarce and many people did not have much money. Goble recalls that families shared what they had with other families, and talks about social activities in Auxier. He describes the church in Auxier and remembers that before the church was formed a circuit rider preacher would come through town. He describes his marriage as an egalitarian one. He remembers hunting in the woods as a child and finding a little person living in a tree.

Interview Accession

1988oh151_app152

Interviewee Name

Paris Goble

Interviewer Name

Glenna Graves

Interview Date

1988-09-11

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Goble, Paris Interview by Glenna Graves. 11 Sep. 1988. Lexington, KY: Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.

Goble, P. (1988, September 11). 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.

Goble, Paris, interview by Glenna Graves. September 11, 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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