Evarts (Ky.)

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In the early 1960s, the United Mine Workers Welfare and Retirement Fund canceled medical cards held by union miners who were working for companies that failed to pay their royalty fees to the fund. In a few eastern Kentucky counties, the miners responded by traveling from mine to mine closing...

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This series includes miscellaneous interviews regarding the the history of Kentucky. The complete collection record can be accessed on SPOKEdb, the Nunn Center's online collection catalog: <a href="...

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Evarts is a small Kentucky town located in Harlan County, near the Virginia state border. This project focuses on J.D. Housley, one of Evarts former mayors. Born in 1917, Housley discusses his family, childhood, education, and courtship and marriage in 1939. He also recounts the bootlegging,...

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