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This interview is one of a series concerning workers in various West Virginia industries and businesses. Mr. Blackshire left his father's farm in Sissonville, West Virginia at age sixteen to begin work for Appalachian Power in the area of DuPont, West Virginia. In 1973, he was living in Elkview, West Virginia. Topics discussed in this interview include: food preservation, land leasing, marketing livestock, and hunting.
Interview is included in the Marshall University Oral History Collection. The index number is OH64-13.
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Marshall University Special Collections, OH64-13, Huntington, WV.