Interview with Clarence Dotson, Jr., April 11, 2015

Project: Jenkins Coal Town Archaeology Oral History Project

Interview Summary

Clarence Dotson, Jr. talks about life in the Burdine section of Jenkins. He gives a description of the town, company houses, and company policies. He discusses his jobs as a miner and as a milkman. He talks about shopping, gardening, and recreation. He discusses people's perceptions of Jenkins, and talks about the town as an urban area, poverty there, and the changes he sees. He talks about class divisions in Jenkins, and discusses the future of the town.

Interview Accession

2015oh463_jcta004

Interviewee Name

Clarence Dotson, Jr.

Interviewer Name

Zada Komara

Interview Date

2015-04-11

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Dotson, Clarence, Jr. Interview by Zada Komara. 11 Apr. 2015. Lexington, KY: Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.

Dotson, C., Jr. (2015, April 11). Interview by Z. Komara. Jenkins Coal Town Archaeology Oral History Project. Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries, Lexington.

Dotson, Clarence, Jr., interview by Zada Komara. April 11, 2015, Jenkins Coal Town Archaeology Oral History Project, Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.





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