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Retired Publisher of the Courier-Journal and Times

Delbert T. Harrison discusses his life experiences and the changes in Estill County that he witnessed during his lifetime. Interview topics include comments on growing up in a family with 14 children, his work history, and the major changes in…

Turner discusses living on a farm and daily life during the Depression.

Robertson tells of fmaily's survival off of inherited investments and life insurance during the Depression.

Sisters discuss the Depression years and commend President Roosevelt, claiming that he was an "idol".

Fugates speak of vivid memories of the Depression and moving across the country to find work.

Miller discusses family being forced to leave home and the struggle to recover.

Robinson tells of having little money but ample food and fruit during the Depression.

Porter discusses memories of the Depression and commends President Roosevelt on his work to rebuild the nation.

Williams discusses hardships during the Depression and living on the farm.

Recalls feelings about President Roosevelt, government programs, and speaks of becoming self-sufficient by growing own food.

Jackson speaks of growing food for school lunches and distributing clothes to needy people.

Garland tells of changes in his own life as well as in the lives of neighbors during the Depression.

Fullers discuss living and working conditions during the Depression.

Porter discusses feelings about Roosevelt, also discusses entertainment at church and in the home.

Gray tells of what her life was like during the Depression.

Gray tells of what life was like living during the Depression days.

Retired bank employee discussed the Depression and how it impacted the community.

Logue talks about the Depression and how it impacted her family and the surrounding community.

Retired Merchant discusses what it was like living during the Depression years.

Sims discusses the Depression and the impact it had on her family.

Wilson shares her views of the Depression and how it impacted her life.

Williams discusses what life was like during the Depression years.

Dowell speaks of the Depression and the impact it had on her family.

Carter discusses the Depression years and how she and her family worked together to live during the Depression.

Housewife tells of what life was like in a Coal Field during the Depression years.

Squires and wife discuss their opinions of the Depression and how it impacted their lives.

Estes tells of what she and her family had to do in order to make it during the Depression.

Retired teacher states that the Depression did not impact her much because she lived on a farm.