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This interview is one of a series conducted concerning West Virginia coal mining. Born in Fayette County, West Virginia, Mr. Rule began working in the coal mines at the age of twelve. He later worked for the railroad. Mrs. Rule, a former school teacher, was born in Doddridge County, West Virginia. In 1973, Mr. and Mrs. Rule were living in Beckley, West Virginia. Topics discussed include: childhood, their marriage, teaching, mining, and the railroad.
Interview is included in the Marshall University Oral History Collection. The index number is OH64-61.
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Marshall University Special Collections, OH64-61, Huntington, WV.