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4:29 - Early Valley View

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Partial Transcript: Let's go back to the early years of Valley View, what was it like living in that region?

Segment Synopsis: Newby, Perkins, Saylor, and Sams describe the early years of Valley View. They talk about the local sawmill, an excursion boat, and Camp Daniel Boone.

Keywords: Boomtown; Camp Daniel Boone; Excursion boat

Subjects: Dams--Kentucky Locks (Hydraulic engineering)--Kentucky River (Ky.) Sawmills--Kentucky Timber rafting Valley View (Ky.)

12:22 - Dangers in Valley View

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Partial Transcript: It was to me, a good life down there.

Segment Synopsis: Newby, Perkins, Saylor, and Sams talk about a local arsonist and the accidental shooting and death of a young boy.

Keywords: Arson; Gun accident; Howard's Store

Subjects: River life--Kentucky River (Ky.) Valley View (Ky.)

18:21 - Buildings in Valley View

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Partial Transcript: You all mentioned going to school down there, was there a school right in Valley View

Segment Synopsis: Newby, Perkins, Saylor, and Sams talks about schools and churches and their locations in Valley View.

Keywords: Miller School; School; Valley View School

Subjects: Valley View (Ky.)

24:48 - Entertainment

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Partial Transcript: You were talking about entertainment, that's always something people are interested in.

Segment Synopsis: Newby, Perkins, Saylor, and Sams talk about riding on an excursion boat and fishing in the river.

Keywords: Excursion boat; Ice skating

Subjects: Fishing--Kentucky River (Ky.) Valley View (Ky.)

35:01 - Employment

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Partial Transcript: Were there any people living around there or in Valley View area there who worked on the river?

Segment Synopsis: Newby, Perkins, Saylor, and Sams say that only a few men worked on the river.

Keywords: General store; Howard's Store

Subjects: Dredging--Kentucky River (Ky.) Drowning victims--Kentucky River (Ky.)

45:27 - Ferry

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Partial Transcript: Tell us about the ferry.

Segment Synopsis: Newby, Perkins, Saylor, and Sams say that the ferry ran day and night and passengers were usually headed to Nicholasville or Lexington.

Keywords: Lexington, Kentucky; Nicholasville, Kentucky

Subjects: Ferries--Kentucky River (Ky.) Valley View (Ky.)

51:02 - Floods

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Partial Transcript: The worst thing that ever happened in Valley View was the floods.

Segment Synopsis: Newby, Perkins, Saylor, and Sams compare various floods and weigh in on which they each felt was the worst.

Keywords: 1937; 1978; Flood damage; Tates Creek

Subjects: Floods--Kentucky Kentucky River (Ky.) Valley View (Ky.)

62:10 - Accidents

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Partial Transcript: Several people did drown down there.

Segment Synopsis: Newby, Perkins, Saylor, and Sams talk about drowning victims and a few tell stories about near drownings.

Keywords: Near drowning

Subjects: Drowning victims--Kentucky River (Ky.) Valley View (Ky.)

70:12 - Valley View life

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Partial Transcript: What about the ferry, did everyone pay for the ferry?

Segment Synopsis: Newby, Perkins, Saylor, and Sams tell stories about life in Valley View. They describe ferry rates and a robbery.

Keywords: Robbery; Valley View Ferry

Subjects: Ferries--Kentucky River (Ky.) Valley View (Ky.)

89:48 - Race relations

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Partial Transcript: Were there any black people that lived around Valley View?

Segment Synopsis: Newby, Perkins, Saylor, and Sams talk about the black people who lived in town and how they interacted with the white people.

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Subjects: Blacks Race relations United States--Race relations Valley View (Ky.)

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