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This interview is one of series conducted concerning the Oral History of Appalachia. Frank William Weis was a former clerical worker in Chicago (Illinois) and a draftsman in Houston (Texas). He discusses: his personal history (including his family, education, and employment history); his home town (Covington, Kentucky) and Chicago; music (mainly Jazz); prohibition; the Great Depression; a detailed discussion of a homeless shelter and unemployment; President Hoover and individuals such as Father Coffman (a radio speaker) and Huey Long; and Communism.
Interview is included in the Marshall University Oral History Collection. The index number is OH64-335.
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Marshall University Special Collections, OH64-335, Huntington, WV.