Interview Summary

Adkins discusses her childhood, carving toys as a child. She tells of meeting her first husband, Garland, and starting to sell her work at flea markets and meeting Adrian Swain of the Kentucky Folk Art Center. She talks about starting 'A Day in the Country' (formerly called 'Peaceful Valley Picnic'). She discusses her materials and techniques. She also discusses her courtship with her second husband, Herman.

Interview Accession

2016oh484_aky002

Interviewee Name

Minnie Adkins

Interviewer Name

Joy Gritton

Interview Date

2011-04-01

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Adkins, Minnie Interview by Joy Gritton. 01 Apr. 2011. Lexington, KY: Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.

Adkins, M. (2011, April 01). Interview by J. Gritton. Artists of Kentucky: Eastern Kentucky Women Artists Working for Social Change Oral History Project. Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries, Lexington.

Adkins, Minnie, interview by Joy Gritton. April 01, 2011, Artists of Kentucky: Eastern Kentucky Women Artists Working for Social Change Oral History Project, Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.





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