Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History

Interview with Jennie Lam, November 25, 2006

Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries
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00:00:03 - Personal history / the environment

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Partial Transcript: When and where were you born?

Segment Synopsis: Lam describes her childhood home, how she would have fun with her friends, and how her family made a living. She describes how her home would get water and dispose of wastewater and garbage. She describes what she thinks should be done for a cleaner environment, and she discusses how her family would recycle materials around her house and reuse them for other purposes.

Keywords: Careers; Childhood homes; China; Environment; Families; Garbage; Garbage collection; Jobs; Litter; Occupations; Personal Responsibility in a Desirable Environment (PRIDE); Re-purposing; Restaurants; Reusing; Septic tanks; Trash; Water; Water quality

Subjects: Childhood.; Employment--Kentucky; Environmentalism; Kentucky.; Plumbing.; Recycling (Waste, etc.); Refuse and refuse disposal.