Interview with Marjorie Castle, September 12, 1988

Project: Appalachia: Family and Gender in the Coal Community Oral History Project

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Interview Summary

This is a second interview with Marjorie Castle who grew up in Ashland, but lived in a coal camp in Van Lear as an adult. She remembers her father had a drinking problem and the worry that it caused her mother. She discusses courtship behavior, menarche, and the silence about sexual matters when she was a young woman. Mrs. Castle also talks about music in eastern Kentucky and describes the Luly Viers murder ballad.

Interview Accession

1988oh157_app158

Interviewee Name

Marjorie Castle

Interviewer Name

Glenna Graves

Interview Date

1988-09-12

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Castle, Marjorie Interview by Glenna Graves. 12 Sep. 1988. Lexington, KY: Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.

Castle, M. (1988, September 12). Interview by G. Graves. Appalachia: Family and Gender in the Coal Community Oral History Project. Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries, Lexington.

Castle, Marjorie, interview by Glenna Graves. September 12, 1988, Appalachia: Family and Gender in the Coal Community Oral History Project, Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.





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