Interviewer

Betty Adkins Sinkovitz

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Description

Born at Henderson, West Virginia, Mrs. Price was a teacher for Kanawha County, West Virginia for forty-four years. As of 1972, Mrs. Price was retired and residing in Hernshaw, West Virginia. Mrs. Price relates the story of her reasons for entering the teaching profession and her career while teaching at one-room schoolhouses. She also discusses some of the situations and problems involving transportation and employment confronting the people of Hernshaw, West Virginia.

Publication Date

1-3-1972

Keywords

West Virginia teaching, one-room schoolhouses

Disciplines

Appalachian Studies | Oral History | Social History

Library of Congress Subjects

Price, Mattie Spencer, 1889- -- Autobiography., Rural schools -- West Virginia -- Oral histories., Teachers -- West Virginia -- Oral histories., Hernshaw (W. Va.) -- Oral histories.

Comments

Interview is included in the Marshall University Oral History Collection. The index number is OH64-3.

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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: Mattie Spencer Price

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