John Hennen, Jr
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This interview is one of a series conducted concerning West Virginia town histories. This interview focuses on Helvetia, West Virginia. Mrs. Betler has been a life-long resident of the former Swiss community of Helvetia. She discusses many topics concerning life in this unique village. Swiss celebrations, games, community occupations and crafts, the Swiss Reform Church, and the effects of the World Wars and the Depression on the people of Helvetia are mentioned by Mrs. Betler. She also talks about her childhood and work on her father's farm.
Interview is included in the Marshall University Oral History Collection. The index number is OH64-174.
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Marshall University Special Collections, OH64-174, Huntington, WV.