Interviewer

Mildred Kroeger

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Description

Born in Jackson County, West Virginia, Mrs. Anna Hopkins spent most of her life on a farm near Beech Fork, West Virginia. After breaking her hip in 1971, she moved to Ripley, West Virginia, where she was still residing at the time of the interview. Mrs. Hopkins reminisces about her childhood experiences, farm chores, neighborhood gatherings, and holiday celebrations. She also discusses the Depression and the two world wars.

Publication Date

1-3-1973

Keywords

Farm life, rural life

Disciplines

Appalachian Studies | Oral History | Social History

Library of Congress Subjects

Hopkins, Anna Casto, 1893- -- Autobiography., Farm life -- West Virginia -- Oral histories., Community life -- West Virginia -- Oral histories.

Comments

Interview is included in the Marshall University Oral History Collection. The index number is OH64-1.

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Educational use only, no other permissions given. Copyright to this resource is held by the content creator, author, artist or other entity, and is provided here for educational purposes only. It may not be reproduced or distributed in any format without written permission of the copyright owner.

Oral History Interview: Anna Casto Hopkins

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