Interview SummaryBige Warren discusses his childhood on Stinking Creek, including his family's work in farming and timber, the food they raised, the amenities available in their house, and discussion of the rural conditions. He talks about some of the problems facing Stinking Creek, including depopulation, school consolidation, and community stereotypes. He discusses how Peggy Kemner and Irma Gall and the Lend-A-Hand Center are helping the community.
Interview KeywordStinking Creek (Ky.) Lend-A-Hand Center Knox County Economic Opportunity Council (KCEOC) War on Poverty Roaring Fork Road King Solomon "Sol" Warren Peggy Kemner Irma Gall Plumbing. Rural roads Sewerage. Refuse and refuse disposal. Churches--Kentucky Rural crimes--Kentucky General stores World War II Politics and government Politicians Stereotypes (Social psychology)
Interview LC SubjectKnox County (Ky.) Country life Rural conditions Timber--Rafting Lumber trade Canning and preserving Food--Preservation World War, 1939-1945 Farm mechanization Subsistence farming Traditional farming--Kentucky Family farms Agriculture--Kentucky Families. Employment--Kentucky Education Teaching Teachers--Kentucky Communities. Community-based family services. Community organization. Community-based social services. Medical care--Kentucky
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Warren, Bige Interview by Kathryn Engle. 20 Aug. 2015. Lexington, KY: Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.
Warren, B. (2015, August 20). Interview by K. Engle. Stinking Creek Stories Oral History Project. Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries, Lexington.
Warren, Bige, interview by Kathryn Engle. August 20, 2015, Stinking Creek Stories Oral History Project, Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.
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