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0:32 - Introduction

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Partial Transcript: Let's get started. Let's go ladies first and get your name first.

Segment Synopsis: The Sims provide personal background information such as date of birth and place of birth.

Keywords: Burgin, Kentucky; Mercer County

Subjects: Burgin (Ky.) Mercer County (Ky.)

1:24 - Memories of Burgin

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

Segment Synopsis: The Sims discuss their first memory of growing up in Burgin. David Sims describes how the town was a growing town.

Keywords: Burgin, Kentucky; Dix Dam; Kentucky Utilities; Korean War; Southern Railroad; US Navy

Subjects: Burgin (Ky.) Dams--Design and Construction Kentucky Utilities Company Korean War, 1950-1953 Railroad stations Railroads--Employees United States. Navy--Airmen

14:58 - Recreation

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Partial Transcript: What was it like growing up in Burgin? Where did you play?

Segment Synopsis: The Sims discuss being with family and friends during recreational activities. They both enjoyed the lake as children.

Keywords: Bicycle; Burgin Baptist Church; Burgin, Kentucky; Fishing; Herrington Lake; Route 66; School playground; School sports

Subjects: Baptists Burgin (Ky.) Fishing Herrington Lake (Ky.) Playgrounds School Sports United States Highway 66

19:28 - School in Burgin

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Partial Transcript: What else do you remember about growing up in Burgin? Or going to school? Who were your favorite teachers?

Segment Synopsis: The Sims discuss the school system in Burgin as a close community. They express the people and the school make Burgin unique.

Keywords: Burgin Independent School; D.R. Riggins; Plow line; School paddle; School reunion

Subjects: Teachers

36:31 - Community

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Partial Transcript: You both have been active. You mention you were on the school board (yes), and you were on City Council. I might ask you about the City Council, What are some of the problems you dealt with?

Segment Synopsis: The Sims discuss their active roles in the town. They describe the town as peaceful and safe.

Keywords: Burgin City Council; Crime; Dowlings Distillery; Policeman; Rescue squad; Sewers; Vagrant; Volunteer Fire Department; Water tower

Subjects: Crime Distillery warehouses School board members Sewerage Tramps Volunteer fire departments Water resources development--Systems engineering Women city council members

56:55 - Change in Burgin

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Partial Transcript: Is Burgin going to change or is it changing?

Segment Synopsis: The Sims think the people give the town it's character. They feel the town will not change any further than it has already.

Keywords: Burgin, Kentucky; Harrodsburg, Kentucky; Mercer County

Subjects: Burgin (Ky.) Harrodsburg (Ky.) Mercer County (Ky.)