Authors

Eugene Crowder

Interviewer

Tammy Johnson

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This interview is one of series conducted concerning the Oral History of Appalachia. In this interview, Mr. Crowder discusses: his service in the Navy; a brief section on World War II and Japan; working for a coal company and life in a mining town; working for Central Glass Company and General Glass (where he stayed for about 40 years); African Americans in the Navy; discrimination and stereotypes; living with his grandmother (who was his legal guardian after his mother died); his family; his education; West Virginia politics & politicians; mountaintop removal mining; and other topics.

Publication Date

1999

Identifier

OH64-626

Type

Text

Library of Congress Subjects

Crowder, Eugene, 1922- -- Autobiography.
Central Glass Co. (Wheeling, W. Va.) -- Oral Histories.
General Glass -- Oral Histories.
United States. Navy -- Oral histories.
Labor unions -- Oral histories.

Comments

Interview is included in the Marshall University Oral History Collection. The index number is OH64-626.

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Oral History Interview: Eugene Crowder

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