Smallpox

(Item)

Miss Straughan remembers her life and life style: recalls school days: tells family folklore of smallpox outbreak in a military camp after the battle of Vinegar Hill during the U. S. Civil War. Other topics discussed include her family and family home, Big Springs School, Big Springs Church,...

(Collection)

This collection began with the Kentucky Oral History Commission's effort to establish oral history programs in each of the state's 120 counties. County libraries worked with local volunteers to collect interviews. Since 1987, county oral histories have been generated primarily by...

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