Interview with Edgar Puckett


  • Identifier2005 OH 029
  • Date1/20/2005
  • InterviewerDenton, Beckie
  • IntervieweePuckett, Edgar
  • DescriptionEdgar Puckett discusses growing up in Tipton Ridge (formally Union Hall), Estill County, Kentucky. Interview topics include his family history and home life, recreation and entertainment, and vivid stories about growing up in Estill County. Puckett also comments on an average day in the life of a young adolescent, home remedies (healthcare), story telling, and discipline in education and at home; a comparison between living on Tipton Ridge versus Irvine is also included in the discussions.
  • LocationEstill County, KY
  • Duration1:25
  • 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 Edgar Puckett,” William H. Berge Oral History Center, accessed December 11, 2023,