Detail View: Oral Histories - Ohio River Portrait: Eldon Chambers

Filename: 
FA 656 OH0009LA Eldon Chambers 2.mp3
Identifier: 
FA656 OH0009LA
Title: 
Eldon Chambers
Creator: 
Eldon Chambers
Subject: 
Chambers, Eldon
Subject: 
History -- Land Between the Lakes (Kentucky - Tennessee)
Subject: 
Native Americans -- Kentucky
Subject: 
Rivers -- Tennessee
Subject: 
Folklore -- Land Between the Lakes (Kentucky - Tennessee)
Description: 
Tape 1, side 2 of 2, Mr Chambers tells stories and describes events from his life in Western Kentucky. Also discusses folklore and a number of expressions such as "turn they're toes up."
Publisher: 
Western Kentucky University
Contributor: 
Linda Kinsey Adams
Date: 
6/11/1990
Type: 
Oral History
Format: 
audio/mpeg
Source: 
Ohio River Folk Life Project
Language: 
English
Coverage: 
McCracken County
Rights: 
Permission must be obtained from Western Kentucky University, Manuscripts and Folklife Archives, prior to reuse of these recordings
Biographical Sketch: 
Eldon R. Chambers was born June 19, 1915 to Bernie L. Chambers and Alpha Ingram Chambers in Trigg County, KY. He was married to Irene Marie Newton Chambers. Mr. Chambers lived the majority of his early life in the area now known as the Land Between the Lakes, before living out the rest of his life in West Paducah, KY. He passed away on November 30, 1998 and is burried in Birmingham Cemetery, Briensburg, Marshall County, KY.
Duration: 
17:01 minutes
Bit Rate/Frequency: 
64 kbps