Interview with Charles Vanhuss


  • Identifier: 2005 OH 032
  • Date: 2/10/2005
  • Interviewer: Denton, Beckie
  • Interviewee: Vanhuss, Charles
  • Description: Charles Vanhuss discusses growing up in Ravenna, Estill County, Kentucky. Interview topics include discussions about his family history and his father's involvement with the L&N Railroad, the education system and churches, his interest in politics, which began in 5th grade, and the major changes in the Ravenna economy through time. Vanhuss also shares his thoughts on the changes in crime rates, and healthcare and entertainment opportunities.
  • Location: Estill County, KY
  • Duration: 1:20
  • Time Summary:
  • Restrictions: yes
  • 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 Charles Vanhuss,” William H. Berge Oral History Center, accessed October 27, 2021,