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This interview is one of series conducted concerning the Oral History of Appalachia. Mr. Smith grew up in Chapmanville, WV. He describes: births and weddings in Logan County; his education; his service in the Navy; flooding; how his family raised vegetables and hogs for a living; his jobs as manager of a dairy in Logan, owning businesses such as a Chrysler dealership, a new and used furniture store, and a few others; his interest in WV Cavalry, the Civil War, and coal mining in West Virginia; an anecdote about traveling to a basketball game; some talk of food and cooking; and other topics.
Interview is included in the Marshall University Oral History Collection. The index number is OH64-579.
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Marshall University Special Collections, OH64-579, Huntington, WV.