Transcription of an interview with Mattie Lou (Emmett) Thrasher conducted by Karen Owen 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.
American Studies | History | United States History | Women's History
Folklife Archives, Manuscripts &, "Interview with Mattie Lou (Emmett) Thrasher Regarding Her Life (FA 154)" (1986). FA Oral Histories. Paper 35.