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Record 221/842
Copyright PastPerfect Museum
Collection Southeast Kentucky Community and Technical College Oral History Collection
Date 02/06/1983
Abstract Interview of Ethel Franks by Vicky Buckammneer.

Interviewer's description-
"Mrs. Franks grew up on Stone Mountain near Smith, Ky. She was one of 16 children. She describes how her father bootlegged and moonshined. She recounts that he was convicted and spent time in prison. The family lived in a very small coal company house that only had one bedroom and all the children slept in three beds. Mrs. Franks had eleven children and has spent most of her life raising them. She relates an interesting story about helping her mother deliver twins."
Object ID 2007.001.0227
Object Name Tape, Magnetic
Subjects Bootlegging
Moonshine
Smith, Kentucky
Interview date 02/06/1983
Interviewer Buckammneer, Vicky
Length of interview 15:43
Media Cassette Tape
Narrator Franks, Ethel
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