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This interview is one of series conducted concerning the Oral History of Appalachia. In this interview, Ms. Varney focuses on her life in rural Appalachia. She discusses: her family and women in her family; family life; education (including her education at Pikeville College); coal camps; highway development; religion and a grandmother who was a preacher; differences between now and then; some anecdotes; her experiences as a teacher; her retirement; and other topics.
Interview is included in the Marshall University Oral History Collection. The index number is OH64-597.
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Marshall University Special Collections, OH64-597, Huntington, WV.
Library of Congress Subjects
Varney, Magdalene S., -- Autobiography.
Pikeville College -- Oral histories.
Family violence -- Oral histories.
Alcoholism -- Oral histories.
Education -- Kentucky -- Oral histories.