Interview with Martha Neely


  • Identifier2005 OH 012
  • Date9/16/2004
  • InterviewerDenton, Beckie
  • IntervieweeNeely, Martha
  • DescriptionMartha Neely discusses growing up as the daughter of a sawmill owner in Madison County. Neely comments on her education, common discipline practices, community activities that have changed through time, her marriage and the years she has spent as a widow. Additional interview topics include discussions over the Berea Community, its churches, and common farming practices in the area.
  • LocationMadison County, 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 Martha Neely,” William H. Berge Oral History Center, accessed May 29, 2023,