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00:00:02 - Growing up in a mining camp

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Partial Transcript: I've started the tape. Everything looks like it's okay.

Segment Synopsis: Webb talks about her parents. She talks about going to school and growing up in the mining camp.

Keywords: Auxier (Ky.); Bedrooms; Brothers; Churches; Cows; Fathers; Gardens; Methodist church; Mothers; Parents; Quilting; Radio; School; Siblings; Sisters; Teachers

Subjects: Appalachian Region; Appalachians (People)--Kentucky--Social conditions; Childhood; Mining camps.

00:09:13 - Work and chores in the mining camp

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Partial Transcript: Do you remember any women in Auxier who worked at jobs for wages?

Segment Synopsis: Webb talks about some of the jobs that women had. She talks about raising a garden and hogs and helping with chores. She talks about the doctors in the mining camp.

Keywords: Catalogs; Chores; Family; Fathers; Healthcare; Hogs; Medicine; Mothers; Parents; Traveling; Vaccines; Wages; Washing clothes; Working women

Subjects: Appalachian Region; Appalachians (People)--Kentucky--Social conditions; Country life; Families.; Medical care--Appalachian Region; Women--Employment.

00:18:14 - Class and community leaders / getting married and moving

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Partial Transcript: Were there different sections of town where certain groups of people lived and other groups lived in other places?

Segment Synopsis: Webb talks about the higher class, community leaders, and doctors and midwives in Auxier. She talks about moving to West Virginia for her husband's work. She talks about meeting her husband. She describes the company houses.

Keywords: Baptist church; Baths; Children; Clothing; Community leaders; Houses; Husband; Lower class; Marriage; Midwives; Mine foremen; Mine officials; Money; School; Singing school; Social classes; Upper class; Wages; West Virginia

Subjects: Appalachian Region; Appalachians (People)--Kentucky--Social conditions; Coal miners--Kentucky--Auxier; Country life; Housing--Appalachian Region; Mining camps.

00:28:35 - Furnishing a home / coal miner unions / finances / Webb's family

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Partial Transcript: When, uh, you set up housekeeping, how did you, uh, furnish your house?

Segment Synopsis: Webb talks about buying furniture from the company store, and talks about her friends at the different coal camps where she has lived. She explains that singing school was open to anyone, and how payments for it worked. She talks about work injuries and explains that the coal companies paid compensation for their injuries. She talks about the United Mine Workers, and discusses how people would get into debt to the company store. She talks about her children and her grandmother and visiting family when she was growing up.

Keywords: Children; Coal company stores; Community; Debt; Family; Finances; Friends; Furniture; Grandmothers; Hope chests; Injuries; Singing school; Traveling; United Mine Workers; Wages; Working

Subjects: Appalachian Region; Appalachians (People)--Kentucky--Social conditions; Coal miners--Labor unions--Kentucky; Country life; Families.; Mining camps.