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This interview is one of a series conducted concerning rural life in West Virginia. The change in the times begins the discussion between Mr. Matt L. Hanna and his son, interviewer John Hanna. Mr. Hanna discusses the school he attended and its conditions, teachers, and games. The conversation turns next to changes in the community, farming, food, barn and house raisings, and land clearing. The church, a singing school, Christmas, and the importance of preserving the cultural heritage of Appalachia ends the interview.
Interview is included in the Marshall University Oral History Collection. The index number is OH64-168.
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Marshall University Special Collections, OH64-168, Huntington, WV.