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Charles Vanhuss discusses growing up in Ravenna, Estill County, Kentucky. Interview topics include discussions about his family history and his father's involvement with the L&N Railroad, the education system and churches, his interest in politics,…

This interview with Maudie Tyra is the second of a two part series. Interview topics include discussions over transportation (railroads), her home life while growing up, and the importance of mission work in the area. An extended conversation over…

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Robert Baughman is a Stanford, KY native and a retired deaf educator. In this interview, Baughman, recalls growing up in Stanford and discusses the changes over the years.

Charles Hacker is a retired signal foreman for the L & N Railroad. In this interview, Hacker, discusses his duties as signal foreman, the old signals, and the L & N strike in 1955.

Callie Chaney is a Estill County, KY native and a retired L&N railroad worker. In this interview, Chaney, discusses being a cook for the railroad and living on "camp cars". She describes always being on the move and deciding to leave the railroad so…

Ellis Bush is a Wolfe County, KY native and a retired country store owner. In this interview, Bush, discusses where he was raised, the Torrent-Zachariah community. He describes leaving for Ohio for work but returned later in life to operate a country…
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