Interview with Sonja Estes


  • Identifier: 2005 OH 028
  • Date: 1/20/2005
  • Interviewer: Denton, Beckie
  • Interviewee: Estes, Sonja
  • Description: Sonja Estes discusses her experiences while growing up, first, in Estill County and, later, in Fayette County. Estes spends a great deal of time commenting on her family life and upbringing. The remainder of the interview details relevant changes in Estill County's industry, farming practices, and, healthcare and education systems.
  • Location: Estill County, KY
  • Duration: 1:10
  • 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 Sonja Estes,” William H. Berge Oral History Center, accessed December 7, 2021,