Transcript
Toggle Index/Transcript View Switch.
Index
Search this Index
X
00:00:11 - Childhood homes

Play segment

Partial Transcript: Okay, today is November 9th, 2006.

Segment Synopsis: Kidd discusses her childhood living situation in Whitley City, Kentucky. She discusses the various amenities her family had and those they lacked.

Keywords: City water; Grandmothers; Grandparents; Mothers; Parents; Poor; Running water; Sewers; Southern and Eastern Kentucky Tourism Development Association (SEKTDA); Wells

Subjects: Childhood; Families; McCreary County (Ky.); Plumbing.; Poverty; Refuse and refuse disposal.; Sewerage.; Somerset (Ky.); Whitley City (Ky.)

00:06:34 - Trash disposal and learning about litter

Play segment

Partial Transcript: Um, well what about over those years, growing up, um, do you remember what you all did with your trash?

Segment Synopsis: Kidd discusses how her family disposed of garbage when she was young. Kidd also discusses programs that taught her about litter in elementary school and the smaller amount of trash they had when she was young.

Keywords: Burning trash; Garbage; Garbage pickup; Litter contests; Trash pickup

Subjects: Childhood; Environmental education.; Environmentalism; Litter (Trash); Pollution.; Refuse and refuse disposal.

00:09:22 - Hiking with friends

Play segment

Partial Transcript: Well, when you were young, do you remember what you and your fr, friends did for recreation?

Segment Synopsis: Kidd discusses hiking with her friends when she was younger and how that gave her respect for the environment.

Keywords: Natural Arch (Ky.); Princess Falls (Ky.); Yahoo Falls (Ky.)

Subjects: Camping; Childhood; Environmental education.; Environmental protection; Environmentalism; Hiking; Hunting; Recreation

00:11:30 - Family's occupations

Play segment

Partial Transcript: Um, well I think you've already mentioned this but how did your family make a living?

Segment Synopsis: Kidd discusses her family's occupations and the importance of giving.

Keywords: Beauticians; Circuit court clerks; Giving; Jobs; Morticians; Selflessness; Small towns; Work

Subjects: Beauty operators.; Careers; Employment--Kentucky; Occupations; Small cities.; Undertakers and undertaking.

00:14:08 - Family and early occupations

Play segment

Partial Transcript: Um, well what about yourself, as far as your occupations go? Um, you said you got married when you were 17.

Segment Synopsis: Kidd discusses her family and her various occupations and education.

Keywords: Banking; Colleges; Cumberland Falls State Park (Ky.); Hostesses; Jobs; Richmond (Ky.); Stearns Coal and Lumber Company; Work

Subjects: Banks and banking.; Careers; Children; Education; Employment--Kentucky; Families; Occupations; Spouses; Tourism; Universities and colleges.

00:16:45 - Work on the Big South Fork Scenic Railway

Play segment

Partial Transcript: So I went to work for the Stearns Coal and Lumber Company, and as opportunity would have it, then I started working for Kentucky and Tennessee Railway, and the Big South Fork Scenic Railway.

Segment Synopsis: Kidd discusses her work with her family for the Big South Fork Scenic Railway. Kidd tells a story about a woman she met on the train.

Keywords: Big South Fork Scenic Railway; Garbage; General managers; Jobs; Stories; Trains; Work

Subjects: Careers; Children; Employment--Kentucky; Families; Leadership; Litter (Trash); Occupations; Railroads; Spouses

00:20:40 - An explanation of the Big South Fork Scenic Railway

Play segment

Partial Transcript: Oh, before you go on--

Segment Synopsis: Kidd discusses the Big South Fork Scenic Railway's origins in coal mining and its transition to a passenger train. Kidd also discusses the excess litter along the side of the road. Kidd also discusses Stearns Scrip, a form of credit for miners.

Keywords: Big South Fork Scenic Railway; Coal mining; Credit; Stearns scrip; Trains

Subjects: Coal mines and mining.; Community currency.; Litter (Trash); Passenger trains.; Pollution.; Railroads.; Roadside litter

00:26:23 - Working at Renfro Valley

Play segment

Partial Transcript: Well then when I went to Renfro Valley and I was there for five and a half years--

Segment Synopsis: Kidd discusses her time working in sales and marketing at Renfro Valley Entertainment Center.

Keywords: Entertainment; Jobs; Renfro Valley Entertainment Center; Work

Subjects: Advertising; Careers; Employment; Marketing; Occupations; Sales

00:30:30 - Moving back to McCreary County

Play segment

Partial Transcript: So, I worked there for five and a half years and then in McCreary County, they built a federal prison.

Segment Synopsis: Kidd discusses her move back to McCreary County and her work with the tourism commission and the chamber of commerce. Kidd discusses going to hear her congressman speak about the Company's Coming Initiative.

Keywords: Center for Rural Development; Chamber of Commerce; Company's Coming Initiative; Diversity; Jobs; Work

Subjects: Careers; Employment--Kentucky; McCreary County (Ky.); Occupations; Prisons; Tourism

00:34:00 - Work with SEKTDA (Southern and Eastern Kentucky Tourism Development Association)

Play segment

Partial Transcript: So, that's when that I came to work for Southern and Eastern Kentucky Tourism Development Association.

Segment Synopsis: Kidd discusses the work that the Southern and Eastern Kentucky Tourism Development Association does.

Keywords: Educational outreach; Jobs; National Scenic Byways; Southern and Eastern Kentucky Tourism Development Association (SEKTDA)

Subjects: Careers; Employment--Kentucky; Occupations; Tourism

00:37:29 - The impact of SEKTDA

Play segment

Partial Transcript: Can you, uh, summarize--do you--what kind of impact do you think SEKTDA's had over the years?

Segment Synopsis: Kidd discusses the impact of SEKTDA, including bringing in more money to the state, reducing taxes, and encouraging volunteering.

Keywords: Lowering taxes; Southern and Eastern Kentucky Tourism Development Association (SEKTDA); Taxes; Volunteering

Subjects: Money; Taxation.; Tourism; Voluntarism.; Volunteers

00:40:44 - The environment before PRIDE

Play segment

Partial Transcript: Okay, um, I guess we should shift modes now and, and start talking specifically about, about PRIDE.

Segment Synopsis: Kidd discusses how the environment looked before PRIDE and the importance of having a clean environment for tourism.

Keywords: Garbage; National parks; Personal Responsibility in a Desirable Environment (PRIDE); Trains

Subjects: Environmental protection; Environmentalism; Litter (Trash); Pollution.; Refuse and refuse disposal.; Roadside litter; Tourism

00:42:53 - First impression of PRIDE

Play segment

Partial Transcript: Um, well when and how did you first hear about the PRIDE initiative?

Segment Synopsis: Kidd discusses when she first heard about PRIDE and the harsh message the congressman gave.

Keywords: Hal Rogers; Hazard (Ky.); Personal Responsibility in a Desirable Environment (PRIDE); Rogers, Hal

Subjects: Environmental protection; Environmentalism; Litter (Trash); Pollution.; Refuse and refuse disposal.; Roadside litter

00:48:35 - Low expectations for PRIDE

Play segment

Partial Transcript: Well, and, and you, you've pretty much touched on this but let me ask it specifically, um, what was your initial reaction to PRIDE, um, and what did you expect exactly?

Segment Synopsis: Kidd discusses her originally low expectations for PRIDE and what she thought the biggest obstacle for PRIDE would be.

Keywords: Dumps; Expectations; Garbage; Personal Responsibility in a Desirable Environment (PRIDE); Straight pipes

Subjects: Environmental protection; Environmentalism; Litter (Trash); Pollution.; Refuse and refuse disposal.; Roadside litter; Waste disposal sites

00:51:57 - Involvement with PRIDE

Play segment

Partial Transcript: Well, let me ask you then, o, over the years since '97, um, what has your involvement with PRIDE been?

Segment Synopsis: Kidd discusses picking up trash along the side of the road with her mother.

Keywords: Garbage; Mothers; Personal Responsibility in a Desirable Environment (PRIDE); Volunteering

Subjects: Environmental protection; Environmentalism; Litter (Trash); Pollution.; Refuse and refuse disposal.; Roadside litter; Voluntarism; Volunteers; Waste disposal sites

00:54:48 - PRIDE helps tourism

Play segment

Partial Transcript: Um, since you, you were at that first meeting and then you, kind of--you've had experience with PRIDE over the years, what--(laughs)--your expectations apparently were exceeded I suppose.

Segment Synopsis: Kidd discusses how PRIDE has led to an increase in tourism. Kidd also discusses the partnership of PRIDE and SEKTDA.

Keywords: Company's Coming Initiative; Expectations; Personal Responsibility in a Desirable Environment (PRIDE); Southern and Eastern Kentucky Tourism Development Association (SEKTDA)

Subjects: Environmental protection; Environmentalism; Tourism

00:58:54 - A story about Congressman Rogers and General Bickford

Play segment

Partial Transcript: Um, let me ask--you've already gave me a great story about your mom making you clean up--(laughs)--during the spring cleanup but do you have any other moments related to PRIDE that stand out in your mind...

Segment Synopsis: Kidd tells a story about Congressman Rogers and General Bickford visiting a dump in McCreary County.

Keywords: Bickford, James; Congressman Hal Rogers; Dump cleanups; Dumps; Garbage; Personal Responsibility in a Desirable Environment (PRIDE); Rogers, Hal; Secretary James Bickford; Streams

Subjects: Environmental protection; Environmentalism; Litter (Trash); McCreary County (Ky.); Pollution.; Refuse and refuse disposal.; Rogers, Harold Dallas, 1937-; Waste disposal sites

01:02:24 - Change in attitudes

Play segment

Partial Transcript: Well, have you seen--can you tell me, have you observed, I guess, any change in attitude or behavior just, say, in McCreary County 'cause that's where you've always lived.

Segment Synopsis: Kidd discusses the help of the Pine Knot Job Corps in keeping highways clean. Kidd also discusses how she believes that educational programs have helped change attitudes about the environment.

Keywords: Personal Responsibility in a Desirable Environment (PRIDE); Pine Knot Job Corps

Subjects: Children; Education; Environmental education.; Environmental protection; Environmentalism; Litter (Trash); Refuse and refuse disposal.; Roadside litter

01:03:59 - Environmental education in the future

Play segment

Partial Transcript: Um, and I'll ask, just looking towards the future, especially from the tourism perspective, um, what environmental work do you think's left to be done?

Segment Synopsis: Kidd discusses the importance of environmental education in the future. Kidd also discusses the good that comes out of federal government-owned land.

Keywords: Conservation; Environmentalism; Land ownership

Subjects: Education; Environmental education.; Environmental protection; Environmentalism; Federal government.

01:05:56 - The Riverwoods project and tourism

Play segment

Partial Transcript: And, one last thing I'll ask you, you may not be able to speak to this at all but--

Segment Synopsis: Kidd discusses the educational and tourism aspects of the Riverwoods project.

Keywords: Cumberland Falls (Ky.); Nature centers; Nature-based tourism; Riverwoods

Subjects: Agritourism; Ecotourism; Education; Environmental education.; Environmental protection; Environmentalism; Tourism