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Harlan and Anna Hubbard Oral History Project

Project Summary

Harlan was an artist, writer, and naturalist born in northern Kentucky. Anna, a scholar and librarian from Grand Rapids, Michigan. In the mid-1940s they built a boat and floated from Cincinnati, Ohio to New Orleans, Louisiana for five years. They then settled on the banks of the Ohio River in rural Kentucky in a house they built by hand, sustained by food they raised or caught, aided by no electricity or modern convenience.

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Interviews in this Project (2 Total):

Interview Accession Number: 2011oh247_jmoff001
Interviewer: Meg M. Shaw
Restrictions: No Restrictions
Interview Accession Number: 2013oh500_hah002
Interviewer: Meg Shaw
Restrictions: Restrictions Apply