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Collection Southeast Kentucky Community and Technical College Oral History Collection
Date 02/14/1980
Abstract Interview of Pat Bates by Denise Combs. Bates discusses home remedies for medical ailments.

Interviewer's description-
"Pat Bates gives a mixture of home remedies and superstition practices for curing diseases. A lot of good information is given on the different kinds of roots, herbs, etc. that you can use to make medicines and salves such as yellow root and burr-vine weed. She tells of such practices as using urine to cure and earache and rubbing pennies on warts to get rid of them."
Object ID 2007.001.0066
Object Name Tape, Magnetic
Subjects Folk medicine
Superstitions
Interview date 02/14/1980
Interviewer Combs, Denise
Length of interview 30:48
Media Cassette Tape
Narrator Bates, Pat
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