Published on November 15, 2018
https://www.samford.edu/departments/oral-history/projects/samwav/Docena-History.mp3". . . coal miners are coal miners at heart, wherever they are. They’re facing danger every day. It brings them closer together. . . . I think coal mining is in your blood."
Introduction: Docena, 1944
Claire Davis and Michelle Little introduce the Tennessee Coal, Iron, and Railroad town of Docena; and Melba Kizzire recounts some of her memories growing up there in the 1940s and 50s.
An External Perspective
E.L. McFee, a former student preacher at Docena, discusses church life in the town and the hospitality of its community.
Docena resident Faye Mason and intern Cameron Teaney reflect upon Docena’s future.
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