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00:00:27 - Relocating / coal mining / getting married

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Partial Transcript: Okay let's get started right now then.

Segment Synopsis: Music talks about all the different places where she lived growing up. She talks about meeting and marrying her husband. She talks about her brothers' and sisters' work.

Keywords: Alabama; Auxier, (Ky.); Betsy Layne (Ky.); Brothers; Coal miners; Coal mines; Fathers; Husbands; Kentucky; Lung cancer; Marriage; Memories; Mothers; Moving; Parents; Sisters; Virginia

Subjects: Appalachian Region; Coal mines and mining--Appalachian Region

00:14:39 - Race relations / relocating and living in the coal camps

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Partial Transcript: Were there blacks, um--black families in Betsy Layne?

Segment Synopsis: Music talks about how black and white people got along in different places where she lived. She talks about the different places she lived after she was married. She talks about her children and their work, and describes life in the coal camp.

Keywords: African Americans; Alabama; Children; Coal camps; Grandfathers; Moving; Women

Subjects: Appalachian Region; Families.; Mining camps; Race relations--Appalachian Region

00:23:37 - Social class in the mining camps / going to school / her parents

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Partial Transcript: Was there--do you remember any, um, class division in the coal camps?

Segment Synopsis: Music talks about class divisions in coal camps. She talks about her teachers and going to school, and quitting when she got married. She talks about her parents and what they did for recreation.

Keywords: Brothers; Canning; Class divisions; Fathers; Gardens; High school; Leisure; Marriage; Mothers; Parents; Poor; Rich; Social classes; Sons; Teachers

Subjects: Appalachian Region--Social conditions; Appalachians (People)--Kentucky--Social conditions; Families.; Rural schools--Kentucky

00:34:56 - Childhood Christmases / coal mines, miner unions, and mine safety

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Partial Transcript: If you were some, if you were someplace for a few months or a year or two, could you count on having the same friends? They'd be there, they'd be there? Nobody would be moving in and out?

Segment Synopsis: Music remembers Christmas in Alabama and in the mining camps when she was a child. She talks about the United Mine Workers getting organized in Betsy Layne. She talks about the dangers of working in the mines and how she worried about her husband's safety in the mines.

Keywords: Brothers; Christmas; Coal camps; Friends; Husbands; Mine safety; Mining; Moving; Slate; Unions; United Mine Workers

Subjects: Appalachian Region--Social life and customs; Appalachians (People)--Kentucky--Social conditions