Partial Transcript: If you could, let's do our biographical information, and tell us about your grandparents and how long have they've been...
Synopsis: Dameta gives her family history and how long they have been in West Virginia.
Keywords: Chatham (Va.);coal mines;family members--grandparents;family members--parents;McDowell County (W.Va.)
Partial Transcript: So, uh, they raised their... what town did they live in?
Synopsis: Long tells what it was like growing up in the 50's and 60's in West Virginia and talks about her father's alcoholism. She also talks about how her family got by without him.
Keywords: alcoholism;black lung benefits;childhood and youth;Gary (W.Va.);primary education;veterans' pensions;Wilco (W.Va.)
Partial Transcript: Well, it says here by your name "health clinic". So, do you operate a health clinic?
Synopsis: She discusses working at the health clinic and what type of services they provide there. She also tells what it was like to work in the coal mines for a brief time.
Keywords: coal mines;healthcare;layoffs;McDowell County (W.Va.);pregnant women;Tug River Health Association
Partial Transcript: One particular thing that they're doing is called Norplants, that last for five years...
Synopsis: She talks about the different birth control options available and how she helps educate young women about pregnancy.
Keywords: birth control;Norplant;pregnancies;Tug River Health Association
Partial Transcript: Well, I guess what you see for the future then..you feel hopeful?
Synopsis: Long talks about her aspirations for the community and what she sees McDowell County doing in the future. They also discuss the role that women play in changing their community. The interview is concluded.
Keywords: Baptists;community aspirations;McDowell County (W.Va.);women leaders