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0:59 - Introduction

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Partial Transcript: Let me get your full name first.

Segment Synopsis: Betty Schwierjohann discusses her early background such as where she was born and what type of work her family had done. She also describes her employment during World War II.

Keywords: M1 Rifle; Miller's Inn; Newport KY; Saloon Keepers; Silver Grove KY; World War II

Subjects: Bars (Drinking establishments) Garand rifle Silver Grove (Ky.) World War, 1939-1945

8:05 - Silver Grove

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Partial Transcript: Well what was it like growing up in Silver Grove?

Segment Synopsis: Schwierjohann discusses growing up in Silver Grove. She also describes the changes to the town and the people.

Keywords: Brent KY; Christian Church; Lutheran Church; Newport KY; Post Offices; recreation; School buildings; School teachers; Silver Grove KY; Taylor Park; Variety store

Subjects: Hiking Lutheran Parks Railroad motorcars Roller skates School buildings Silver Grove (Ky.) Sledding Soot Teachers Variety store

21:11 - Good and Bad Incidents

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Partial Transcript: There were a lot of good things in this town, a lot of good things happen and a few bad ones happen.

Segment Synopsis: Schwierjohann discusses the good and bad qualities of Silver Grove. She describes flood waters and also a murder suicide.

Keywords: Baptist Churches; Catholic Churches; Christian Churches; Fire Departments; Flood damage; Floods; Hobo code; Hobos; Ladies Auxiliary; Lutheran Churches; Meldahl Dam; Murderers; School Systems; Silver Grove KY

Subjects: Baptists Catholic Church County school systems Dams--Kentucky Fire departments Fishing Flood damage Lutheran Church Murder Silver Grove (Ky.) Tramps

30:56 - Social Events

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Partial Transcript: What about the uh, social events and holiday's back in the 20s or 30s, did you have any major celebrations here in Silver Grove then?

Segment Synopsis: Schwierjohann discusses events in and around the area of Silver Grove. She describes entertainment in the area as well.

Keywords: "Outsiders"; Bicycles; Newport KY; Rescue Squad; Retirement; Roller skates; Silver Grove KY; Television; Volunteer Fire Departments; Walks

Subjects: Retirement Roller Skates Silver Grove (Ky.) Volunteer fire departments Walking

42:24 - Community and Local Government

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Partial Transcript: What about your local government is that, how does that work, does it work well?

Segment Synopsis: Schwierjohann discusses the local government and her satisfaction with the community and the town.

Keywords: bus routes; City councils; mayors; Silver Grove KY; transportation

Subjects: City councils Local government Mayors Silver Grove (Ky.) Transportation