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Record 440/842
Copyright PastPerfect Museum
Collection Southeast Kentucky Community and Technical College Oral History Collection
Date 03/29/1986
Abstract Interview of Gertrude Sherman by Melissa Bowling.

Interviewer's description-
"On a farm in Grit, Kentucky, in 1899, Gertrude Peters was born. She has five sisters and two brothers. Gertrude attended Shady Grove School and Sue Bennett College. She later became a school teacher in the Laurel County School System. Gertrude married Clifford Sherman on June 8, 1921. They moved to this area in 1926. Mrs. Sherman is the mother of six children and has eight grandchildren and 18 great-grandchildren. She is an avid quilter, canner and a collector of bells. Mrs. Sherman is a member of several civic organizations. Other topics discussed include Halley's Comet, midwifery, mountain tea and the changes that Mrs. Sherman has seen take place in this area since 1926."
Object ID 2007.001.0457
Object Name Tape, Magnetic
Subjects Comets
Education
Laurel County, Kentucky
Midwifery
Teachers
Interview date 03/29/1986
Interviewer Bowling, Melissa
Length of interview 33:52
Media Cassette Tape
Narrator Sherman, Gertrude
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