Interview with Elmer Combs


  • Identifier: 2004 OH 044
  • Date: 2/4/2004
  • Interviewer: Denton, Beckie
  • Interviewee: Combs, Elmer
  • Description: Elmer Combs discusses growing up on a farm in Perry County near Hazard, Kentucky. Interview topics include discussions about coal mining, farming and farm life, self-sufficiency practices, molasses production, and other related changes from the times of his youth to the present.
  • Location: Stanton, KY
  • Duration: 0:50
  • 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 Elmer Combs,” William H. Berge Oral History Center, accessed June 25, 2021,