Interview with Roberta Cornelison


  • Identifier: 2005 OH 023
  • Date: 1/7/2005
  • Interviewer: Denton, Beckie
  • Interviewee: Cornelison, Roberta
  • Description: Roberta Cornelison discusses growing up in Bobtown, Madison County, Kentucky. Interview topics include discussions about Berea, segregation, race relations, and, her home life and education. She also comments extensively on the Bobtown community, and its inhabitants, grocery stores, churches, and services.
  • Location: Berea, KY
  • Duration: 0:55
  • 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.


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