Interview with Virginia Yeager


  • Identifier2005 OH 014
  • Date8/13/2004
  • InterviewerDenton, Beckie
  • IntervieweeYeager, Virginia
  • DescriptionVirginia Yeager discusses growing up in Estill County during the early 20th Century. Being the oldest child in her family Yeager took on a great deal of responsibility at a young age; she eventually became a school teacher at 17 years old. Other interview topics include her education, local church histories, changes in crime rates and industry, and the local healthcare system.
  • LocationEstill County, KY
  • Duration1:05
  • 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 Virginia Yeager,” William H. Berge Oral History Center, accessed May 21, 2024,