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Marshall University Oral History of Appalachia Program

Works: 3 works in 3 publications in 1 language and 3 library holdings
Genres: Oral histories 
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Most widely held works by Marshall University
W.S. "Dick" Griffith oral history interview : by W. S Griffith( Book )

1 edition published in 1984 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Mr. Dick Griffith was a business man and supporter of Ceredo-Kenova athletics. He discusses: Coach Carl Ward and Coach Craycraft; individuals such as Floyd Stark (president of the Ceredo Bank); as well as the community of Ceredo and their support of athletics
Patricia Garza (Mechi) oral history interview : by Patricia (Mechi) Garza( Book )

1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Mechi was an author, teacher, social worker, and healer. Her ancestry was Choctaw, Cherokee, and Irish. She discusses: living in Mexico before she moved to Appalachia; comparisons between Native American spirituality and Buddhism; her experiences with different religions; Native American culture; relationships between men and women and her views on the differences between men and women, with some discussion on abusive relationships; her social work; the government welfare program; her negative views about modern America; and her views on multicultural America
Betty Chafin, Joe Chafin, Opal Mann, & Vivian Sansom oral history interview : by Opal G Mann( Book )

1 edition published in 1984 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

This interview was conducted by Dr.'s Barbara Matz and Francis Hensley and is part of a series titled "Our Working Lives." It is conducted with members of the International Ladies Garment Workers Union and the Amalgamated Clothing Workers Union. Items discussed are current issues for women in the labor movement in West Virginia, piece work, wages, quality of clothing, and the DeCasper Corporation and the Huntington Dress Factory. The interviewees also discuss: corporations such as Huntington Industries and J.P. Stevens; the garment industry (including the damaging effects of imports); hiring practices; employment benefits; politics; voting; women in the union; women's rights; the Committee on Political Education and education in general; their families and their personal histories; differences they see between their generation and modern youths; and other topics
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