Interview with Elmer Combs


  • Identifier2004 OH 044
  • Date2/4/2004
  • InterviewerDenton, Beckie
  • IntervieweeCombs, Elmer
  • DescriptionElmer 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.
  • LocationStanton, KY
  • Duration0:50
  • Restrictionsno
  • RightsContact Special Collections and Archives, Crabbe Library, Eastern Kentucky University for reproductions, rights and permission to publish.
  • Funding SourceThe 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 April 23, 2024,