Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History

Interview with Samie Clark, July 16, 1991

Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries
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00:00:02 - Clark's family

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Partial Transcript: This is Sam Clark being interviewed by Zack Lewton on 7-16-91.

Segment Synopsis: Clark talks about his brothers and sisters. He talks about his own child. He also talks about growing up Christian and raising his son as a Christian.

Keywords: Army; Baptism; Brothers; Children; Christians; Church; Coal mines; Half-brothers; Half-sisters; Miscarriages; Parents; Sisters

Subjects: Families.; Religion

00:06:49 - Childhood home / raising children

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Partial Transcript: Well tell me about when you was growing up, now. Where, where did all these--you had all these brothers and sisters in the house. How, how big was the house?

Segment Synopsis: Clark talks about how his parents raised him, and about going to school. He talks about raising his son and his education. He talks about his grandson's education and vehicle.

Keywords: Breastfeeding; Car accidents; College; Dropping out; Grandchildren; Growing up; Hospitals; Log houses; Military draft; Navy; Parents; Raising children; Schools; Vocational schools; Working

Subjects: Education--Kentucky.; Families.; Parenting

00:18:01 - Clark's grandson

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Partial Transcript: You ever talk to your son about raising children? About what he thought about when he was raising his children, or?

Segment Synopsis: Clark talks about his grandson being in the hospital, and helping raising his grandson. He talks more about raising his son.

Keywords: Car accidents; College; Grandchildren; Typhoid fever; Vehicles

Subjects: Families.; Medical care--Kentucky

00:28:29 - Childhood sickness / Clark's step-family

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Partial Transcript: Well who took care--now, when you were growing up, when you were a little kid, what, what--who took care of you when you were sick or did, was that--your parents had to do everything or?

Segment Synopsis: Clark talks about being sick as a child. He talks about his relationship with his step-family.

Keywords: Death; Doctors; Funerals; Hospitals; Mothers; Sickness; Step-family; Step-mothers; Typhoid fever

Subjects: Families.; Medicine, Rural

00:33:17 - Perspective on marriage / church functions

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Partial Transcript: Well who do you think worked the most raising your son, you or your wife, as far as--

Segment Synopsis: Clark talks about marrying his wife and raising their son. He gives advice on choosing a spouse. He talks about going to church together.

Keywords: Baptists; Church; Cooking; Discipline; Divorce; Food; Marriage; Raising children; Wife

Subjects: Married life; Parenting; Religion