Browse Interviews (8 total)

Letcher County native George Fugate describes his life while growing up on a farm where he was raised by his grandparents. Fugate mentions that John C. Mayo bribed his grandmother for coal rights after they moved to Whitesburg. When Fugate finished eighth grade he attended Eastern Normal School, which was the first time he saw running water and…

Glenna Sprinkle Dean, a native of Pennington Gap, Virginia, was influenced to become a teacher. In this interview she discusses attending college later than she wanted due to economic hardship in the family.

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