Interview with Garnett Richardson, December 8, 2006

Project: Personal Responsibility in a Desirable Environment Oral History Project

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This interview with Prestonsburg Healthcare Center resident Garnet Richardson begins with a discussion of when and where he was born. He talks about his childhood, describing his childhood home and what he did for recreation. Richardson then talks about growing food in a garden and the bed on which he slept. Next, Richardson talks about his school years and his marriage to his wife, which produced four children. He talks about the games and sports he enjoying growing up, such as horseshoes. Richardson then talks about his job working in the coal mines and discusses how his family celebrated holidays. He also talks about his mother making quilts out of old clothes. Finally, Richardson talks briefly about the environment during his youth, and talks about hunting deer and rabbits.

Interview Accession

2008oh036_pride081

Interviewee Name

Garnett Richardson

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Students

Interview Date

2006-12-08

Interview Keyword

Farming Houses Feather ticks

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Richardson, Garnett Interview by . 08 Dec. 2006. Lexington, KY: Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.

Richardson, G. (2006, December 08). Interview by . Personal Responsibility in a Desirable Environment Oral History Project. Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries, Lexington.

Richardson, Garnett, interview by . December 08, 2006, Personal Responsibility in a Desirable Environment Oral History Project, Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.





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