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This interview is one of a series conducted concerning West Virginia town histories. This interview focuses on Phillipi, West Virginia. A long time resident of Phillipi, West Virginia, Mrs. Nestor discusses life in a small mountain community. In addition to the town of Phillipi, she talks about her childhood, her education including her college years, her parents, early teaching experiences in rural areas, courtship practices, religion, Billy Sunday, medical practice in rural areas, the Depression and its effects on Phillipi, and her job with the WPA as a caseworker. A picture is included with this transcript.
Interview is included in the Marshall University Oral History Collection. The index number is OH64-123.
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Marshall University Special Collections, OH64-123, Huntington, WV.