Interview with Kenneth J. Stubel, July 22, 1992
Project: Christian Appalachian Project Oral History Project
Interview SummaryKenneth J. Stuber talks about his childhood in Louisville, Kentucky, his education at the University of Louisville, and his career at RCA before he quit his job to become a permanent volunteer at Christian Appalachian Project (CAP) in 1990. Stuber talks about how he adapted to living in community after living alone for several years. He talks about the differences between the various volunteer communities he has lived in at CAP. Stuber describes a typical day at CAP from the time he wakes up until he goes to bed. He talks about his work with the house repair crew, his recreation, and prayer time. Stuber talks about his culture shock upon coming face-to-face with poverty in Appalachia. He talks about how he still does not fully understand the attitudes and living conditions of the local people. Stuber discusses his relationships with temporary volunteers and clients at CAP.
Interview LC SubjectAppalachian Region Appalachian Region--Economic conditions Appalachian Region--Social conditions Christian Appalachian Project Social service, Rural Stubel, Kenneth J. Stubel, Kenneth J.--Interviews Community involvement Nonprofit organizations. Voluntarism. Volunteering Volunteers Lifestyles. Appalachian Region--Social life and customs Communities. Community Community life. Culture. Catholics Community development. Community-based family services. Community-based social services. Faith. Kentucky. Religion. Spirituality. Appalachia. Culture shock. Poverty--Appalachian Region Regionalism--Appalachian Region Rural conditions.
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Stubel, Kenneth J. Interview by Zack Lewton. 22 Jul. 1992. Lexington, KY: Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.
Stubel, K.J. (1992, July 22). Interview by Z. Lewton. Christian Appalachian Project Oral History Project. Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries, Lexington.
Stubel, Kenneth J., interview by Zack Lewton. July 22, 1992, Christian Appalachian Project Oral History Project, Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.
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