Interview with Marie Morton McCoy, May 19, 1992

Project: Family Farms of Kentucky: Farm and Farmstead Oral History Project

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Interview Summary

Marie Morton McCoy, a farmer living on Cane Creek, begins the interview by giving an overview of her life. Details about her family and where she has lived throughout the years are disclosed. Next, a sketch of McCoy's childhood home is provided, as well as the daily aspects of her youth, such as chores. The importance and influence of education upon the interviewee and her family is examined. Then, McCoy's religious beliefs are discussed, along with her recent burgeoning teaching career. Additionally, a sketch of the home McCoy lived in during her teenage years is given. Former grocery stores in Powell County are also examined. A third sketch of the home that McCoy and her husband built in the 1950s is then provided. Finally, a fourth sketch of the home McCoy and her husband lived in prior to moving into the aforementioned home is described.

Interview Accession

1992oh188_ff223

Interviewee Name

Marie Morton McCoy

Interviewer Name

David Rotenizer

Interview Date

1992-05-19

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McCoy, Marie Morton Interview by David Rotenizer. 19 May. 1992. Lexington, KY: Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.

McCoy, M.M. (1992, May 19). Interview by D. Rotenizer. Family Farms of Kentucky: Farm and Farmstead Oral History Project. Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries, Lexington.

McCoy, Marie Morton, interview by David Rotenizer. May 19, 1992, Family Farms of Kentucky: Farm and Farmstead Oral History Project, Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.





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