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ORAL HISTORY

Morgan Rice


Morgan Rice was born in Helvetia, West Virginia in 1999. She is the daughter of Hutte cook Henry Rice, and great-granddaughter of town matriarch and co-founder of the Hutte restaurant, Eleanor Mailloux. Ms. Rice is a member of the Helvetia Farm Women’s Club and works part-time as a waitress at the Hutte restaurant. In 2015 she created a petition to save Helvetia’s Ramp Supper.

Date of interview:
2016-04-30

Interviewer:
Emily Hilliard

Photographer:
Emily Hilliard

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