Interview with Joe Sparkman, April 7, 1990

Project: American Veterans: World War One Oral History Project

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Interview Summary

Joe Sparkman joined the army before World War I, but his entire military service was at a military hospital in El Paso, Texas. He is discharged after the war and worked at various jobs including making moonshine whiskey throughout the Depression. Much of the interview focuses on his family and impressions of rural life including three marriages, religion and holidays, civic activities, and his general outlook on life.

Interview Accession

1990oh124_kh486

Interviewee Name

Joe Sparkman

Interviewer Name

Lenna Dixon

Interview Date

1990-04-07

Interview Partial Date

May 12, 1990

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Sparkman, Joe Interview by Lenna Dixon. 07 Apr. 1990. Lexington, KY: Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.

Sparkman, J. (1990, April 07). Interview by L. Dixon. American Veterans: World War One Oral History Project. Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries, Lexington.

Sparkman, Joe, interview by Lenna Dixon. April 07, 1990, American Veterans: World War One Oral History Project, Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.





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