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0:40 - Introduction

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Partial Transcript: Let me get your name first.

Segment Synopsis: Mrs. Voris provides background information such as her date of birth and her parents names. She also discusses her parents education and employment. Mrs. Voris attended Burgin schools, and Fugazzi Business College.

Keywords: Burgin, Kentucky; Dowling Distillery; Fugazzi Business College; Mercer County Kentucky

Subjects: Burgin (Ky.) Distillery warehouses Education

5:31 - Entertainment

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Partial Transcript: What's your first memory of Burgin?

Segment Synopsis: Voris describes what she and others did for entertainment in the town of Burgin. She is also an active church member at Burgin Christian Church.

Keywords: Burgin Christian Church; Burgin, Kentucky; Rook

Subjects: Burgin (Ky.) School sports

9:51 - Employment

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Partial Transcript: Oh course my husband graduated 1927 from Burgin School and went on to Cumberland College just for a year and a half.

Segment Synopsis: Voris discusses the different employment positions she has held.

Keywords: Coleman Mill and Lumber Yard; Harrodsburg Herald Newspaper; Harrodsburg, Kentucky; Railroad passenger train; World War II

Subjects: Harrodsburg (Ky.) Railroad passenger cars World War, 1939-1945

16:34 - Landmarks and the changes

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Partial Transcript: Earlier days, uh you were uh finishing school in the so called Depression years.

Segment Synopsis: Voris discusses growing up during the Great Depression. She also describes the railroad and the other businesses in town. She discusses the changes she has seen in Burgin.

Keywords: Great Depression; Railroad tower operator; Telephone operator

Subjects: Depressions--1929 Kentucky Utilities Company Post office buildings--Kentucky Railroad accidents Railroad crossings Railroad stations Telephone stations

33:55 - Unique

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Partial Transcript: What makes Burgin unique?

Segment Synopsis: Voris believes Burgin is unique because the size of the town. Lake Herrington is an attraction that draws people into the area as well.

Keywords: Burgin, Kentucky; Lake Herrington, Kentucky

Subjects: Burgin (Ky.) Herrington Lake (Ky.)

37:12 - African American community

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Partial Transcript: There was also incident where a black man was accused of killing someone and they moved the white, the black people out of the dam area out there. Do you remember anything about that?

Segment Synopsis: Voris discusses the African American community growing up and now. She recalls the area not having any trouble in the community.

Keywords: Burgin, Kentucky; Dix Dam; Little Zion Church

Subjects: African American neighborhoods

40:41 - Churches

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Partial Transcript: You mention you are a member of the Christian Church. Are churches important?

Segment Synopsis: Voris describes the importance of the churches in the Burgin community.

Keywords: Burgin Baptist Church; Burgin, Kentucky; Cane Run Creek

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45:02 - Public Service

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Partial Transcript: Let me ask you about public service.

Segment Synopsis: Voris discusses the public services available to the people of the Burgin community.

Keywords: Crime; Fire Department; Police officer; Sewer

Subjects: Crime Fire departments Sewerage

48:25 - Transportation

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Partial Transcript: We talked earlier about transportation, you said you rode the train quite a bit. Do you remember the last time you rode the train out of here?

Segment Synopsis: Voris discusses the different transportation available to the people of Burgin. She also states the different places of business for employment.

Keywords: Burgin, Kentucky; Bus service; James Whitcomb Riley Passenger Train

Subjects: Burgin (Ky.) Bus travel Passenger trains Transportation