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In 1977, Mrs. Adams resided in Huntington, West Virginia, where she lived for many years. She worked for the Cabell County Welfare Department during the Depression and in later years was state director of the social work division. Mrs. Adams discusses the impact of the Depression on Huntington, including banks and business closings. She also talks of the change in entertainment during the Depression. Other topics include: her welfare work, the WPA, her Junior League involvements, and FDR.
Interview is included in the Marshall University Oral History Collection. The index number is OH64-185.
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Marshall University Special Collections, OH64-185, Huntington, WV.