Kentucky Historical Society

Interview with Walter Skidmore

Date of Interview: 

Fri, 03/21/2014

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Subjects: 

Cranks, 1942 mines, coal seam, Red Diamond, Menefee County, Black Mountain, Union, UMWA, United Minworkers of American, Mill Ridge, labor union, union organizing

Call Number: 

2013OH08.10

35 minutes. This is the 3rd interview in this collection with Skidmore, who talks about the history of Harlan County. He focuses a lot of the discussion in this interview about coal mining and moonshining, as well as funeral homes and death traditions.

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