Interview with Bertha Mae Lacy, March 18, 1994

Project: Appalachia: Women Of Coal Oral History Project

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Interview Summary

Lacy remarried after her first husband died from tuberculosis. Lacy describes poverty and racial segregation. Lacy attended an African American high school. She and her second husband had eleven children. They were married 46 years. Her husband came from the farm directly to his job with the railroad. Lacy discusses rationing during the war, raising hogs for meat and lard, and canning food.

Interview Accession

1996oh111_app479

Interviewee Name

Bertha Mae Lacy

Interviewer Name

Randall Norris

Interview Date

1994-03-18

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Lacy, Bertha Mae Interview by Randall Norris. 18 Mar. 1994. Lexington, KY: Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.

Lacy, B.M. (1994, March 18). Interview by R. Norris. Appalachia: Women Of Coal Oral History Project. Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries, Lexington.

Lacy, Bertha Mae, interview by Randall Norris. March 18, 1994, Appalachia: Women Of Coal Oral History Project, Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.





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