Interview with Darnell Fletcher


  • Identifier2005 OH 030
  • Date12/31/2005
  • InterviewerDenton, Beckie
  • IntervieweeFletcher, Darnell
  • DescriptionDarnell Fletcher discusses his experiences as an African American who grew up in Powell County, Kentucky. Fletcher shares his family history and Air Force service record, and other related life experiences. Other topics include tobacco farming and farm life, raising livestock, desegregation, circuit preachers and church life, and, an extended general discussion over the major changes in Powell County through time.
  • LocationPowell County, KY
  • Duration1:10
  • 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 Darnell Fletcher,” William H. Berge Oral History Center, accessed May 21, 2024,