Browse Interviews (11 total)

Howard discusses owning and operating ferry at Valley View which he has leased out since 1963.

In this interview, Hershel Lynch discusses his employment history and public service career. Lynch concludes that poor infrastructure and high unemployment were the primary shortfalls in Jackson County. This interview also contains additional comments by Herman Brockman, a former Jackson County Court Coordinator.

Douthitt discusses in second interview life along the Kentucky River.

Retired railroad worker recalls several experiences on the Kentucky River.

Retired chemist from National Distilleries recalls fondest memories of experiences on the Kentucky River.

Embry speaks of growing up at the Mowbray and Robison sawmill in Estill County, Kentucky.

Stevens tells of early years of his life spent in Estill County at the Mawbray & Robinson Sawmill where his father worked.

Tuttle tells of growing up on the Kentucky River and his father's work as a toll keeper.

Witt reminiscences of growing up at the Mowbray & Robinson sawmill in West Irvine, Kentucky in the 1920's and 1930's.

Elbert Arvin discusses his farming experiences, as well as his role as an Estill County country store, saw mill and slaughterhouse owner. Arvin comments extensively on the acreage he owns, the work that goes into maintaining his farms and livestock, Kentucky politics, and his Great Depression memories.
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