Interview with Maudie Tyra

Dublin Core

Identifier

2005 OH 019

Date

9/27/2004

Description

Maudie Tyra discusses her upbringing in Breathitt County. Tyra comments extensively on her childhood and how losing her mother at a young age presented many challenges. Other interview topics include discussions about demographic change in the foothills of Appalachia through time, home remedies, railroads, neighborliness, and her WWII work in "big city" factories. In general, Tyra concludes that credit cards, drugs, and anonymity in the community have negatively impacted the region. The interview is the first of a two part series.

Rights

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Title

Interview with Maudie Tyra

Oral History Item Type Metadata

Interviewer

Denton, Beckie

Interviewee

Tyra, Maudie

Location

Powell County, KY

Duration

0:40

Restrictions

no

Funding Source

The Community Change in the Kentucky Foothills of Appalachia Project was funded by the Kentucky Oral History Commission.

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Citation

“Interview with Maudie Tyra,” William H. Berge Oral History Center, accessed July 17, 2019, https://oralhistory.eku.edu/items/show/4758.