Kentucky Historical Society

Funerary Traditions of Southeastern Kentucky

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Subjects: 

death, mourning, belief, superstition

Call Number: 

2013OH08
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This project documented the funerary traditions of Harlan and surrounding counties through 15 oral history interviews. These traditions reflect the diverse cultural and ethnic groups that have shaped our contemporary attitudes toward death and dying. The project director and interviewer is the owner and operator of Mt. Pleasant Funeral Home.