Partial Transcript: If you could, go ahead and tell us who your parents and grandparents and how long you've been here.
Synopsis: She gives her family history and how they mined in her father's time.
Keywords: Caretta (W.Va.);coal mines;Coalwood (W.Va.);family members--grandparents;family members--parents;Gary (W.Va.);U.S. Steel Company
Partial Transcript: Well, let's see, you graduated in 1950. What happened in your life then? Did you stay in Coalwood?
Synopsis: She describes her husband's work in coal mines as well as her children.
Keywords: Caretta (W.Va.);children;coal mines;Coalwood (W.Va.);family members--grandchildren;family members--siblings;higher education
Partial Transcript: The thing that we've heard people talk about in the interviews yesterday was that, before the coal industry came to this area...
Synopsis: She talks about Caretta after the coal mines shut down and how people have become dependent on welfare. She also talks about the stereotypes that other people have of their community.
Keywords: Caretta (W.Va.);coal industry;economic conditions;stereotypes;welfare dependency
Partial Transcript: When we travel and go places, it's like everyone... they make you real defensive.
Synopsis: She talks about the stereotypes that West Virginians face. She continues to talk about government dependency and its being passed on from generation to generation.
Keywords: socio-economic status;stereotypes;welfare dependency;West Virginia
Partial Transcript: You worked at Head Start?
Synopsis: She talks about her employment in the public school system as an aide. She also critiques the Head Start program.
Keywords: alcoholism;child abuse;child development centers;education;government services;Head Start Program;primary education