Interview with Malta R. Miller, July 19, 1988

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

  • Description
  • Play Interview
  • Rights & Request
  • Citation

Interview Summary

Malta Miller was born in 1901 in Johnson County, Kentucky. She remembers that her mother made a big dinner on Sunday and invited all the neighbors. Miller states that it was her mother who really ran their home. Miller attended Berea College and became a teacher. She married at age 22, but divorced after eight years. She had two children and worked in the post office in Auxier, and also worked as a clerk in the company store. She recalls other women who worked outside the home. She also made and sold clothes to the neighbors. During World War Two she went to Michigan to work in a plant that manufactured bomber aircraft.

Interview Accession

1988oh129_app147

Interviewee Name

Malta R. Miller

Interviewer Name

Glenna Graves

Interview Date

1988-07-19

Interview Rights

All rights to the interviews, including but not restricted to legal title, copyrights and literary property rights, have been transferred to the University of Kentucky Libraries.

Interview Usage

Interviews may be reproduced with permission from Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, Special Collections, University of Kentucky Libraries.

Restriction

No Restrictions


access interview in full screen  

Interviews may be reproduced with permission from Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, Special Collections, University of Kentucky Libraries.

All rights to the interviews, including but not restricted to legal title, copyrights and literary property rights, have been transferred to the University of Kentucky Libraries.

Add this interview to your cart in order to begin the process of requesting access to a copy of and/or permission to reproduce interview(s). 


Miller, Malta R. Interview by Glenna Graves. 19 Jul. 1988. Lexington, KY: Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.

Miller, M.R. (1988, July 19). 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. July 19, 1988, Appalachia: Family and Gender in the Coal Community Oral History Project, Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.





Persistent Link for this Record: https://kentuckyoralhistory.org/ark:/16417/xt7tb27prv9n