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00:00:01 - Mount Sterling, Kentucky

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Partial Transcript: Well, will you start out by just, uh, saying your name and--

Segment Synopsis: Anna Coons talks about her life in Mt. Sterling, Kentucky. She talks about attending a segregated school. She mentions her work at the Phoenix Hotel in Lexington, Kentucky as a "salad girl."

Keywords: "Salad girls"; Children; Daughters; Du Bois High School; Mt. Sterling (Ky.); Phoenix Hotel; Segregated schools; Small towns

Subjects: African American families; African Americans--Education.; African Americans--Employment.; African Americans--Segregation; African Americans--Social conditions.; Lexington (Ky.); Mount Sterling (Ky.); Race relations--Kentucky

GPS: Mount Sterling (Ky.)
Map Coordinates: 38.056468, -83.943256
00:02:52 - Lexington, Kentucky

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Partial Transcript: And, um, what did you do after high school?

Segment Synopsis: Coons talks about living in Lexington, Kentucky, including where she and her husband lived, where she worked, and attending movies at the Lyric Theater.

Keywords: 2nd Street; Ballard Place; Barack Obama; Black presidents; Housing Authority; Husbands; Kentucky Derby; Lafayette Hotel; Lyric Theater; Movies; Restaurants; Second Street

Subjects: African American leadership; African Americans--Employment.; African Americans--Housing.; African Americans--Recreation; African Americans--Social conditions.; African Americans--Social life and customs.; Lexington (Ky.)--Buildings, structures, etc.; Obama, Barack.

GPS: Lyric Theater and Cultural Arts Center (Lexington, Ky.)
Map Coordinates: 38.046081, -84.489303
00:07:40 - Entertainment

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Partial Transcript: What kind of things do you do, uh, here for fun?

Segment Synopsis: Coons talks about what she does for entertainment. She talks about her children and grandchildren.

Keywords: Bingo; Bowling; Daughters; Entertainment; Grandchildren; Great grandchildren; Playing cards; Sons

Subjects: African American families; African Americans--Conduct of life.; African Americans--Recreation

00:08:47 - Advice for young people

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Partial Transcript: If you were going to give advice to young people what would you tell them? About how to live well?

Segment Synopsis: Coons talks about what advice she would give people today. The interview is concluded.

Keywords: Advice; Church; Drug use; Drugs; Re-dryer; Tobacco factories

Subjects: African Americans--Conduct of life.; African Americans--Employment.; African Americans--Religion.