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This interview is one of a series conducted concerning rural life in West Virginia. Mr. and Mrs. Boland have spent most of their lives in Summers County, West Virginia. Mrs. Boland's parents died when she was young, and she and her two older sisters lived together on their farm until they married. Mr. and Mrs. Boland discuss their childhood experiences, education, courting practices, work experiences (Mr. Boland was Hinton fire chief for forty- seven years), the development of their rural district, and life in the country compared to city life.
Interview is included in the Marshall University Oral History Collection. The index number is OH64-125.
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Marshall University Special Collections, OH64-125, Huntington, WV.