Interview with Celia Estes


  • Identifier2005 OH 017
  • Date6/30/2004
  • InterviewerDenton, Beckie
  • IntervieweeEstes, Celia
  • DescriptionCelia Estes shares her experiences of growing up on a farm in Powell County. Estes eventually relocated to Ohio for some time before returning to Kentucky. She shares a great deal of information about farming and farm life, home remedies, the local power structures and churches in Powell County, her childhood and education, and her five children, who were born into a relatively troubled and abusive marriage. In general, Ms. Estes shares insightful observations about the social and technological changes she has witnessed during her lifetime.
  • LocationClark 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 Celia Estes,” William H. Berge Oral History Center, accessed May 25, 2022,