Interview with Loni Lewis, July 29, 2022

Project: Mayfield, Kentucky 2021 Tornado Oral History Project

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Interview Summary

Loni Lewis relocated from California to Mayfield, KY at the age of 11 in 1992 and has resided in Mayfield since. She discusses her life and background before talk about living in a house that had been converted into three apartments at the time of the tornado, and how her home was severely damaged by the tornado. She discusses her attempt to remain in her home for approximately one and a half months after the storm, but was displaced after FEMA declared her home uninhabitable and how she and her daughter have been living with her parents in Mayfield until she can find housing.

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2022oh1491_may0021

Interviewee Name

Loni Lewis

Interviewer Name

Rebecca Michelle Freihaut

Interview Date

2022-07-29

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Lewis, Loni Interview by Rebecca Michelle Freihaut. 29 Jul. 2022. Lexington, KY: Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.

Lewis, L. (2022, July 29). Interview by R. M. Freihaut. Mayfield, Kentucky 2021 Tornado Oral History Project. Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries, Lexington.

Lewis, Loni, interview by Rebecca Michelle Freihaut. July 29, 2022, Mayfield, Kentucky 2021 Tornado Oral History Project, Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.





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