Interview with John Parks


  • Identifier: 2005 OH 018
  • Date: 9/22/2004
  • Interviewer: Denton, Beckie
  • Interviewee: Parks, John
  • Description: John Parks shares his experiences of growing up on a farm in Madison County. Interviews topics include discussions about farm life, churches, home remedies, raising livestock, education, discipline, crime rates, and the excitements he felt when attending Court Days, festivals, and fairs.
  • Location: Madison County, KY
  • Duration: 1:15
  • 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.


“Interview with John Parks,” William H. Berge Oral History Center, accessed October 20, 2021,