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This interview is one of series conducted concerning the Oral History of Appalachia. Eve Mahone discusses her memories of the Point Pleasant Silver Bridge collapse on December 15, 1967, when she was about 12 years old. She also discusses her father's work in the National Guard recovery efforts, and the effects of the bridge's collapse on her and the community of Point Pleasant, West Virginia. Other topics include: a brief mention of her views on the Mothman and the Chief Cornstalk Curse, which some people blamed for the accident; the construction and wreckage of the bridge; a brief section on what a diver saw under the water; some victims she personally knew; a few vivid Christmas- related memories; and other topics.
Interview is included in the Marshall University Oral History Collection. The index number is OH64-824.
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Marshall University Special Collections, OH64-824, Huntington, WV.