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0:24 - Early Memories

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Partial Transcript: We ask everybody to state their full names.

Segment Synopsis: In this Segment, Mr. Fields talks about his early memories of Pleasureville during Prohibition and the Great Depression. He also talks about his work history.

Keywords: Black residents; Eminence Ky; Farming; Great Depression Memories; Henry County KY; Kentucky River; lumber yards; New Castle KY; Pleasureville Community; Pleasureville KY; Prohibition

Subjects: agriculture Depressions--1929--United States Depressions--History Kentucky bluegrass Kentucky River (Ky.) Kentucky--History Kentucky--Social life and customs Lumber Yards prohibition Tobacco Tobacco Farmers Tobacco Farming

7:28 - Pleasureville in the 1930s

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Partial Transcript: What was the town like at the time?

Segment Synopsis: In this segment, Mr. Fields talks about the town of Pleasureville when he was young.

Keywords: African American churches; automobiles; banks; churches; Henry County KY; Kentucky River; La Grange KY; Louisville KY; Pleasureville Community; Pleasureville KY; Race relations; Railroad lines; Railroads

Subjects: agriculture Banks and banking, American churches Kentucky bluegrass Kentucky River (Ky.) Kentucky--History Kentucky--Social life and customs Railroad stations Tobacco Tobacco Farmers Tobacco Farming

13:28 - World War II and Pleasureville's decline

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Partial Transcript: What do you remember about World War II?

Segment Synopsis: In this segment, Mr. Fields talks about Pleasureville during World War II, his family, and the eventual decline of Pleasureville.

Keywords: city services; education; Frankfort KY; Henry County KY; Kentucky River; Operation Desert Storm; Pleasureville Community; Pleasureville KY; state workers; World War II

Subjects: Banks and banking Grocers--United States Kentucky bluegrass Kentucky River (Ky.) Kentucky--History Kentucky--Social life and customs World War, 1939-1945

21:14 - Slavery and current conditions

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Partial Transcript: Have you ever known anyone who was a slave?

Segment Synopsis: In this segment, Mr. Fields talks about the current town conditions. He also briefly tells the interviewer what he knows about slavery.

Keywords: Baptists; Black Churches; Churches; Eminence KY; Henry County KY; Kentucky River; Local Economy; New Castle KY; Ohio; Pleasureville Community; Pleasureville KY; sewage; Slavery; water works

Subjects: Churches Kentucky bluegrass Kentucky River (Ky.) Kentucky--History Kentucky--Social life and customs sewage Slavery Slavery--America--History Slavery--Kentucky