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This interview is one of series conducted concerning the Oral History of Appalachia. Mrs. Atha discusses: her childhood and adult years; religion (including Pentecostal beliefs, the Holy Spirit, and speaking in tongues); coal mining; her education (including her stay at a boarding school); jobs she held; social activities; the economy during World War II and the Great Depression; her interest in art and painting; some discussion about diseases; and other topics.
Interview is included in the Marshall University Oral History Collection. The index number is OH64-581.
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Marshall University Special Collections, OH64-581, Huntington, WV.