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Collection Southeast Kentucky Community and Technical College Oral History Collection
Date 11/26/1984
Abstract Interview of Alabama Branson by Harry Lawson. Branson discusses her background and living by "signs."

Interviewer's description-
"Mrs. Branson was born in 1898 and has lived in Harlan County all her life. She married John Branson, a farmer, when she was fourteen years of age. They continued living on the farm and working. They eventually had three sons and two daughters. She speaks about how she is able to remove warts, headaches and toothaches by a secret process. She also emphasizes the importance of governing ones life by the signs."
Object ID 2007.001.0270
Object Name Tape, Magnetic
Subjects Astrology
Folk medicine
Harlan County, Kentucky
Interview date 11/26/1984
Interviewer Lawson, Harry
Length of interview 32:13
Media Cassette Tape
Narrator Branson, Alabama
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