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Creator Travis, Holly Lane
Title Papers
Collection Manuscripts
Object Name Manuscript
Date 1989
Year Range From 1989
Year Range To 1989
Other Number FA 141
Description Life in the Coal Camps. Interview with Ruth Collins and Sarah Copeland regarding their residence in the coal camps of Floyd County, Kentucky in the early to mid 20th century. Includes partial transcriptions.
Subjects Aviation mechanics (Science)
Children
Christmas
Coal miners
Coal mines and mining --Kentucky.
Coal mining
Emigration & immigration
Fourth of July celebrations
Funeral rites & ceremonies
Games
Genealogy
Holidays
Indians of North America
Integration
Lumber industry
Marriage
Radio broadcasting
Segregation
Televisions
Weddings
Wit and humor
World War II, 1939-1945
People Collins, Ruth Evelyn, b. 1922
Copeland, Sarah Spears (Collins), b. 1901
Travis, Holly Lane
Search Terms Aviation
Beliefs, proverbs, superstitions
Boardinghouses
Children of coal miners
Coal miners' spouses
Company stores
Company towns
Eminent domain
Folk medicine
Ghost stories
Halley's Comet, 1910
Home front
Italians
Marriage customs and rites
Racial discrimination
Radio
Shivaree
Spears family
Tennessee Valley Authority
Transients
Finding Aids For finding aid click here - http://digitalcommons.wku.edu/dlsc_fa_fin_aid/24/
Catalog Number 1989.81.1
Dates of Creation 1989
Extent 1 folder. 9 items. Typescripts, photocopies, and cassette tapes.