Interview with Guy Bowling


  • Identifier: 2005 OH 007
  • Date: 8/25/2004
  • Interviewer: Denton, Beckie
  • Interviewee: Bowling, Guy
  • Description: Guy Bowling discusses growing up and working in both Berea, Kentucky and the orange groves of Florida. Bowling provides a detailed comparison of his life in Kentucky versus his experiences in Florida; in particular he comments on railroads and union factory jobs in Berea and the differences in race relations between Kentucky and Florida. The interview also includes extended discussions over life in Berea, Berea College and the changes to Berea's community that he has witnessed through time.
  • Location: Berea, 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.


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