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OH146 Mae Evelyn Lewis Oral History

Mae Evelyn Lewis Oral History

Collection Title: Jackson Purchase Oral History Project – World War II

Series Number: OH146

Interviewee: Lewis, Mae Evelyn, 1913-

Interviewer: Parrent, Jay

Date interviewed: December 7, 1997

Processed by: Benjamin J. Drake

Date processed: November 2, 2011

Description: 1 sound disc (22 minutes)

Abstract: Mae Evelyn Lewis details her experience during the Second World War. She describes life in the Jackson Purchase area of Kentucky during the late 1920s and 1930s.  She provides detail into rationing during the Second World War and the way it impacted the region.

Biographical / Historical note: Mae Evelyn Lewis was born in Lyon County, Kentucky in 1913. She worked at a hosiery mill in Calloway County, Kentucky from 1927 until the end of the Second World War.

General information: No user access to original recordings. Use audio user copies, digital derivatives, transcripts, and/or tape indexes. This collection may be protected from unauthorized copying by the Copyright Law of the United States (Title 17, United States Code). Permission for reproduction must be requested from Murray State University.

Subject Headings / Descriptors:

Lewis, Mae Evelyn, 1913-

Fielder, Dorothy

World War, 1939-1945 – Kentucky – Calloway County.

Calloway County (Ky.) – History.

Lyon County (Ky.)