Interview with Eunice "Jackie" Hoskins, Yvonne Hacker, and Reneé Stidham, January 24, 2007

Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries

 

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00:00:02 - Hoskins' tour of the property

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Partial Transcript: My name is Casey Stidham and this is my great grandmother Jackie Hoskins and we are standing on the porch of the house that her daddy built and her uncle lived in.

Segment Synopsis: Hoskins talks about the property and some of the differences between plumbing now and plumbing when she was growing up.

Keywords: Houses; Leslie County (Ky.); Water; Wells

Subjects: Plumbing.; Sewerage.; Water quality.

GPS: Leslie County (Ky.)
Map Coordinates: 37.09, -83.38
00:02:28 - Hoskins' childhood in her father's house

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Partial Transcript: And where were you born?

Segment Synopsis: Hoskins talks about growing up in one of the houses that her father built and the kind of work that was needed to upkeep the house.

Keywords: Friends; Houses

Subjects: Childhood; Dwellings.; Housing.

00:08:01 - Hoskins' environmental concerns

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Partial Transcript: So how did your family make a living?

Segment Synopsis: Hoskins talks about what her family did for a living, where they got their water, and what they did with their trash.

Keywords: Environmental protection; Environmentalism; Septic; Trash; Waters

Subjects: Families.; Family farms.; Refuse and refuse disposal.; Rural children; Rural conditions; Sewerage.; Waste disposal sites; Water quality.

00:14:36 - Hacker's childhood in the country

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Partial Transcript: This is my grandmother's house, Yvonne Hacker, the daughter of Jackie Hoskins and this is the house that she grew up in.

Segment Synopsis: Hacker talks about her experiences growing up and some of her childhood memories.

Keywords: Caves; Rural conditions

Subjects: Childhood

00:17:05 - Hacker's environmental concerns

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Partial Transcript: Um, how did your family make a living?

Segment Synopsis: Hacker discusses what her family did for a living. She also states what she thinks needs to be done for community and environmental improvements, as well as the differences between how people dealt with water and trash when she was growing up and how people deal with water and trash now.

Keywords: Environmental protection; Environmentalism; Trash; Waters

Subjects: Community development.; Families.; Plumbing.; Refuse and refuse disposal.; Sewerage.; Waste disposal sites; Water quality.

00:19:51 - Stidham's childhood in the country and first house

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Partial Transcript: This is my mom Renee Stidham.

Segment Synopsis: Stidham discusses her first house and some of the things she used to do for fun as a kid.

Keywords: Houses; Middle Fork River (Ky.); Rural conditions

Subjects: Childhood; Dwellings.; Housing.

GPS: Middle Fork River (Ky.)
Map Coordinates: 39.061389, -80.0475
00:22:51 - Stidham's environmental concerns

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Partial Transcript: Alright, how did your family make a living?

Segment Synopsis: For this final segment, Stidham discusses what her family did for a living. She also discusses the water and trash conditions she had growing up in comparison with what she has now. Finally, she discusses the conditions she would like to see changed in Leslie County in the near future.

Keywords: Environmental protection; Environmentalism; Personal Responsibility in a Desirable Environment (PRIDE); Trash; Waters

Subjects: Families.; Plumbing.; Pollution.; Refuse and refuse disposal.; Sewerage.; Waste disposal sites; Water quality.