Michael J. Chapman
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This interview is one of series conducted concerning the Oral History of Appalachia. Sara Jane Smith was a nurse's aid for many years. In this interview, she discusses: brief information about her family and her education; very detailed information about her marriages; U.S. Army benefits; her family life; domestic violence; detailed information about chemicals used at a campground (where they lived?) and how they affected people's health; a brief mention of diseases at the camp; welfare programs, food pantries, and Supplemental Security Income (SSI); Sara's children, who participated in the interview; taking responsibility for her brother's children; foster homes; Sara's father; some information on farming; her future hopes for her children as well as their hopes; and other topics.
Interview is included in the Marshall University Oral History Collection. The index number is OH64-742.
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Marshall University Special Collections, OH64-742, Huntington, WV.