Interview with Emma Woosley


  • Identifier: 2004 OH 042
  • Date: 7/30/2004
  • Interviewer: Denton, Beckie
  • Interviewee: Woosley, Emma
  • Description: Emma Woosley discusses growing up in Estill County, where they moved frequently and made do with little money. Woosley also comments extensively on the role that neighbors, religion, education, and, more generally, the community has played in the lives of past and present Estill County residents.
  • Location: Estill County, KY
  • Duration: 1:05
  • Time Summary:
  • Restrictions: no
  • Rights: Contact Special Collections and Archives, Crabbe Library, Eastern Kentucky University for reproductions, rights and permission to publish.
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  • Funding Source: The Community Change in the Kentucky Foothills of Appalachia Project was funded by the Kentucky Oral History Commission.


“Interview with Emma Woosley,” William H. Berge Oral History Center, accessed January 22, 2022,