Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History

Interview with Dave Hampton, November 26, 2017

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


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00:00:02 - Biographical information / childhood recreation

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Partial Transcript: This is Arianne Owens. It is November 26, '06.

Segment Synopsis: Hampton gives some biographical information about his family and childhood. He talks about the games he played with his friends growing up.

Keywords: Ante Over; Baseball; Dodgeball; Farming; Friends; Fun; Maplesville (Ky.)

Subjects: Childhood; Families; Games; Occupations; Recreation

00:01:42 - Trash disposal / water access

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Partial Transcript: Where did you and your family get water?

Segment Synopsis: Hampton describes how his family obtained water from the well and the spring. He talks about having an outhouse and how they disposed of their trash.

Keywords: Garbage; Outhouses; Septic systems; Spring water; Summer; Taste; Trash; Wells

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

00:03:21 - PRIDE clubs / littering / pollution

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Partial Transcript: Are you aware of, um, PRIDE programs for clean environment?

Segment Synopsis: Hampton talks about how he thinks for a cleaner and safer environment we need to reduce littering and illegal waste disposal because of the impact it has on water pollution.

Keywords: Country; Dumping trash; PRIDE clubs; Personal Responsibility in a Desirable Environment (PRIDE); Septic tanks

Subjects: Communities; Environment and society; Environmental issues; Environmental protection; Environmentalism; Litter (Trash); Pollution.; Refuse and refuse disposal.; Rural; Water; Water quality.

00:04:33 - Family / way of living

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Partial Transcript: Do you remember using recycled products?

Segment Synopsis: Hampton talks about a multitude of things regarding his family and growing up, including transportation, food, and washing clothes.

Keywords: Bathing; Building; Canning; Churches; Clothes; Clotheslines; Cooking; Farming; Fruit trees; Salvaged wood; Transportation; Wash tubs; Washing clothes; Wood stoves

Subjects: Childhood; Children; Families; Farms; Food; Recycled products; Recycling (Waste, etc.)

00:07:41 - Jobs

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Partial Transcript: What was your first job?

Segment Synopsis: Hampton talks about his first jobs at a motel and then talks about his career in the U.S. Air Force.

Keywords: Jobs; Mechanics; Motels; Mowing grass; Recruiters

Subjects: Careers; Employment; Occupations.; United States. Air Force.