Interview with Mary Francis Lewis, April 5, 1990

Project: Kentucky History: Robert H. Williams Children's Home Oral History Project

Interview Summary

Lewis recalls being sent to the Industrial Home at a young age, along with her siblings, when their mother died. She recalls common forms of discipline, abusive forms of punishment, and being a 'troublemaker' as a child. She talks about illnesses, medical care, holidays, religious education, and how the children were perceived by the community.

Interview Accession

1990oh081_kh485

Interviewee Name

Mary Francis Lewis

Interviewer Name

Lauretta Byars

Interview Date

1990-04-05

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Lewis, Mary Francis Interview by Lauretta Byars. 05 Apr. 1990. Lexington, KY: Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.

Lewis, M.F. (1990, April 05). Interview by L. Byars. Kentucky History: Robert H. Williams Children's Home Oral History Project. Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries, Lexington.

Lewis, Mary Francis, interview by Lauretta Byars. April 05, 1990, Kentucky History: Robert H. Williams Children's Home Oral History Project, Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.





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