Interview with Ina Mae Painter, August 16, 1987

Project: Appalachia: War On Poverty Oral History Project

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Interview Summary

Ina Mae Painter was a local from West Virginia who became involved in lobbying for stricter strip mining legislation in the 1960s. In this interview she discusses her background, how she learned of strip mining and how she became involved in the effort to regulate the industry. She talks about how a group from the community lobbied the Charleston legislature and the cooperation and opposition they received. She talks about how the Volunteers in Service to America affected the group's efforts and whether it was unusual for citizens to lobby the legislature.

Interview Accession

1992oh362_app372

Interviewee Name

Ina Mae Painter

Interviewer Name

Gibbs Kinderman

Interview Date

1987-08-16

Interview Keyword

anti-poverty organizations

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Painter, Ina Mae Interview by Gibbs Kinderman. 16 Aug. 1987. Lexington, KY: Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.

Painter, I.M. (1987, August 16). Interview by G. Kinderman. Appalachia: War On Poverty Oral History Project. Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries, Lexington.

Painter, Ina Mae, interview by Gibbs Kinderman. August 16, 1987, Appalachia: War On Poverty Oral History Project, Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.





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