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00:00:20 - Personal history

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Partial Transcript: When and where were you born?

Segment Synopsis: Lewis discusses where she has lived throughout her life and some events that occurred throughout her childhood. She describes taking piano lessons as a child and her parents' occupations while she was a child. She also discusses one of her sisters, who died as a baby.

Keywords: Careers; Children; Coal; Death; Family; Jobs; Kentucky; Lumber; Moving; Occupations; Piano lessons; Pianos; Pineville (Ky.); Relocation; Siblings

Subjects: Chicago (Ill.); Childhood.; Employment; Kentucky.; Laurel County (Ky.)

GPS: Laurel County (Ky.)
Map Coordinates: 37.11, -84.12
00:05:28 - Childhood home

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Partial Transcript: Can you describe your first house when you were young?

Segment Synopsis: Lewis describes the first house her family had when she was a child. She discusses how the home got water and what she describes as a "fancy" outhouse. She discusses building another home with indoor plumbing later.

Keywords: Childhood homes; Coal; Coal mines; Homes; Houses; Indoor plumbing; Outhouses; Sulfur; Wastewater; Water; Water quality; Well water

Subjects: Childhood.; Laurel County (Ky.)

GPS: Laurel County (Ky.)
Map Coordinates: 37.11, -84.12
00:07:47 - Solid waste disposal

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Partial Transcript: How did you guys dispose of your garbage?

Segment Synopsis: Lewis describes how her family would burn their garbage when she was a child, and how they would bury anything that wouldn't burn. She describes how her family would try to avoid contaminating anything.

Keywords: Burning; Burning garbage; Childhood; Garbage; Kentucky; Solid waste; Trash; Waste disposal

Subjects: Laurel County (Ky.); Refuse and refuse disposal.

GPS: Laurel County (Ky.)
Map Coordinates: 37.11, -84.12
00:08:45 - Community changes

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Partial Transcript: Have you noticed many changes in the community as you've grown?

Segment Synopsis: Lewis describes how the community in Laurel County has changed since she was a child. She discusses the development of the area, including real estate development and the improvements in road infrastructure. She also describes how the area in which she lives has less litter than other surrounding areas.

Keywords: Building; Changes; Childhood; Homes; Houses; Kentucky; Litter; Roads; Roadside litter; Roadways

Subjects: Infrastructure.; Laurel County (Ky.)

GPS: Laurel County (Ky.)
Map Coordinates: 37.11, -84.12
00:10:48 - Childhood recreation

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Partial Transcript: What did you and your friends do for fun when you were a kid?

Segment Synopsis: Lewis describes a story about almost drowning as a child and how that has made her afraid of deep water.

Keywords: Drowning; Family; Recreation; Swimming; Water; Waterways

Subjects: Childhood.; Laurel County (Ky.)

GPS: Laurel County (Ky.)
Map Coordinates: 37.11, -84.12
00:11:45 - Work history

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Partial Transcript: What do you do for a living?

Segment Synopsis: Lewis describes her work history leading up to her job working for the Cumberland Valley Area Development District (ADD).

Keywords: Area Development Districts (ADDs); Careers; Cumberland Valley; Jobs; Kentucky; Personal Responsibility in a Desirable Environment (PRIDE); Work

Subjects: Cumberland Valley Area Development District (Ky.); Laurel County (Ky.)

GPS: Laurel County (Ky.)
Map Coordinates: 37.11, -84.12
00:12:29 - Septic tank program

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Partial Transcript: So what do you do with the septic tanks-------(??)-------?

Segment Synopsis: Lewis describes her work coordinating with Personal Responsibility in a Desirable Environment (PRIDE) and their septic tank loan program. She describes the counties with which she works and discusses an anecdote of one Harlan County resident who had a particularly tricky situation with his septic system.

Keywords: Area Development Districts (ADDs); Cumberland Valley; Funding; Funds; Harlan County (Ky.); Loans; Personal Responsibility in a Desirable Environment (PRIDE); Septic systems; Straight pipes; Wastewater; Water

Subjects: Cumberland Valley Area Development District (Ky.); Laurel County (Ky.); Septic tanks

GPS: Laurel County (Ky.)
Map Coordinates: 37.11, -84.12
00:17:13 - Future work

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Partial Transcript: What do you feel needs to be done for a cleaner and safer environment?

Segment Synopsis: Lewis discusses what work needs to be done in order to make a cleaner and safer community. She focuses on eradicating straight pipes and cleaning up water systems, as well as getting rid of illegal dumps and piles of old tires.

Keywords: Area Development Districts (ADDs); Cumberland Valley; Cumberland Valley Area Development District (Ky.); Dumps; Illegal dumping; Illegal dumps; Litter; Personal Responsibility in a Desirable Environment (PRIDE); Septic systems; Solid waste; Straight pipes; Tires; Wastewater; Water

Subjects: Laurel County (Ky.); Septic tanks

GPS: Laurel County (Ky.)
Map Coordinates: 37.11, -84.12
00:20:33 - Straight pipes

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Partial Transcript: Why do you think they don't----------(??)?

Segment Synopsis: Lewis discusses the reasons why she thinks people won't get rid of their straight pipes and change their behavior in general in regard to water pollution.

Keywords: Personal Responsibility in a Desirable Environment (PRIDE); Pollution; Septic systems; Straight pipes; Wastewater; Water

Subjects: Laurel County (Ky.); Pollution.; Septic tanks

GPS: Laurel County (Ky.)
Map Coordinates: 37.11, -84.12
00:22:38 - Education

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Partial Transcript: So do you think that education would help------(??)?

Segment Synopsis: Lewis discusses her thoughts on education in regard to helping change people's mentalities on straight pipes. She describes how everyone can help the issue by spreading PRIDE's programs. She also describes the efficacy of public service announcements as opposed to word of mouth advertising.

Keywords: Education; Personal Responsibility in a Desirable Environment (PRIDE); Public service announcements (PSAs); Septic systems; Septic tanks; Straight pipes; Wastewater; Water

Subjects: Environmental education; Laurel County (Ky.)

GPS: Laurel County (Ky.)
Map Coordinates: 37.11, -84.12
00:25:46 - Expense of septic systems / septic failures

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Partial Transcript: There's just people out there that just can't afford it.

Segment Synopsis: Lewis discusses the costs associated with hooking up to city sewer or to put in a good septic tank. She also describes the kind of septic tanks PRIDE installs and how different systems fail.

Keywords: Funding; Funds; Loans; Personal Responsibility in a Desirable Environment (PRIDE); Septic systems; Straight pipes; Wastewater; Water

Subjects: Laurel County (Ky.); Septic tanks

GPS: Laurel County (Ky.)
Map Coordinates: 37.11, -84.12
00:28:26 - Process of building a septic system

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Partial Transcript: So do you guys like, have--build your own, um, concrete septic systems or do you buy them from one of the concrete plants around here?

Segment Synopsis: Lewis describes the process of applying for and receiving a septic system through PRIDE.

Keywords: Building; Concrete; Construction; Personal Responsibility in a Desirable Environment (PRIDE); Septic systems; Straight pipes; Wastewater; Water

Subjects: Laurel County (Ky.); Septic tanks

GPS: Laurel County (Ky.)
Map Coordinates: 37.11, -84.12
00:29:45 - Septic tank functionality

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Partial Transcript: What kinds of the, like the lateral lines--------(??)?

Segment Synopsis: Lewis describes how septic tanks work and how they settle over time.

Keywords: Personal Responsibility in a Desirable Environment (PRIDE); Septic systems; Straight pipes; Wastewater; Water

Subjects: Laurel County (Ky.); Septic tanks

GPS: Laurel County (Ky.)
Map Coordinates: 37.11, -84.12