Publication Date

8-15-1986

Comments

This collection is archived in Manuscripts & Folklife Archives at Western Kentucky University; 270-745-6434; mssfa@wku.edu

Abstract

Transcription of an interview with Mattie Lou (Emmett) Thrasher conducted by Karen Owens for an oral history project titled "A Generation Remembers, 1900-1949." Thrasher discusses her life and times, including information about growing up in Hancock County, Kentucky, education, electrification, teachers and teaching, motherhood, race relations, attitudes toward tenant farmers, automobiles, the Great Depression and World War II.

Disciplines

American Studies | History | United States History | Women's History

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