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Leahgreatta Chiles Hairston oral history interview : tape and transcript, 1997

Author: Leahgreatta Chiles Hairston; Matthew Moore; Marshall University. Oral History of Appalachia Program.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English
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The subject of this interview is Camp Washington Carver in Clifftop, WV. At the time of the interview, Leahgreatta was business manager with Merck Human Health Division. She discusses: her experiences attending the camp; activities at the camp; people she remembers from the camp; racial integration at the camp; a story about a thunderstorm where lightning split a tree; an anecdote about sickness at the camp and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Oral histories
Named Person: Leahgreatta Chiles Hairston
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Leahgreatta Chiles Hairston; Matthew Moore; Marshall University. Oral History of Appalachia Program.
OCLC Number: 688484429
Notes: This interview is one of series conducted concerning the Oral History of Appalachia.
Description: tape: audiotape reel Transcript: 21 pages
Responsibility: conducted by Matthew Moore.

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The subject of this interview is Camp Washington Carver in Clifftop, WV. At the time of the interview, Leahgreatta was business manager with Merck Human Health Division. She discusses: her experiences attending the camp; activities at the camp; people she remembers from the camp; racial integration at the camp; a story about a thunderstorm where lightning split a tree; an anecdote about sickness at the camp and singing a song about a bottle of Maalox; differences she sees in kids when she was growing up and modern kids; as well as music camp, the West Virginia State College science camp, and other topics.

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