Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History

Interview with Clifford Collins, January 11, 2007

Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries
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00:00:02 - Septic systems in Rockcastle County

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Partial Transcript: This Dale Johnson with PRIDE, and today we're talking to--

Segment Synopsis: In this interview, several elementary school children (Lindsey Abel, Harley Davidson, and Jacob Taylor) interview Clifford Collins, a backhoe operator from Rockcastle County, Kentucky.

Collins discusses his job installing septic and sewage systems in the county, the importance of such cleanliness systems, and growing up without having these systems.

Keywords: Blindness; Children; Community; Family; Grass; Housing; Interviewing; Interviews; Mount Vernon Elementary School; Outdoor toilets; Outhouses; Personal Responsibility in a Desirable Environment (PRIDE); Recovery efforts; Septic systems; Sewers; Toys; Weather

Subjects: Cleanliness; Communities; Environmental protection; Environmentalism; Families; Mount Vernon (Ky.); Plumbing.; Pollution.; Refuse and refuse disposal.; Rockcastle County (Ky.); Septic tanks; Sewage; Sewerage.; Water; Water quality.

GPS: Mount Vernon in Rockcastle County, Kentucky.
Map Coordinates: 37.3599141, -84.3410772