Detail View: Oral Histories - KOHC 1974-1979: Rube Elrod's Personal Reminiscences

Filename: 
1976OH04.1 - Elrod.mp3
Identifier: 
1976OH04.1
Title: 
Rube Elrod's Personal Reminiscences
Biographical Sketch: 
Fiddle player and farmer, Rube Rowland Elrod, was born December 14, 1899 to William H. Elrod and Mattie G Elrod. He married Emily Elnora Cummins Elrod in Charleston, MO on January 31, 1942. He died on July 11, 1981 and was buried in Mount Pleasant Church Cemetery in La Center, KY.
Description: 
Rube Elrod recalls what he was told about the river boat (City of Pittsburg) fire. He remembers the one-room school (Stone Hollow) he attended, grades, length of school term, and number of students. He also comments on the community of Ingleside, businesses, and the Burnley Store. Mr. Elrod plays several tunes on the violin and one on a guitar.
Date: 
11/3/1976
Creator: 
Rube Roland Elrod
Subject: 
Elrod, Rube
Subject: 
Steamboats -- City of Pittsburg
Subject: 
History -- Ingleside (KY)
Subject: 
Education -- Ballard County (KY)
Subject: 
Rivers -- Ohio
Publisher: 
Kentucky Oral History Commission
Contributor: 
Doris Elrod
Type: 
Oral History
Format: 
audio/mpeg
Language: 
English
Coverage: 
Ballard County
Rights: 
Permission must be obtained from The Kentucky Oral History Commission, part of the Kentucky Historical Society, prior to reuse of these recordings.
Duration: 
58 minutes
Bit Rate/Frequency: 
64kbps