Interview with Martha Johnson, August 20, 1986

Project: Appalachia: Immigrants in the Coal Fields Oral History Project

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Interview Summary

Martha Johnson was born in 1899. She discusses growing up on a subsistence farm and her life in Appalachian mining areas, including her deceased husband's work as a miner. Mrs. Johnson talks about her childhood and the way her family and neighbors raised and preserved their food. She also discusses home remedies. The few experiences she had with immigrant miners and their families in the coal camps led her to believe that they were good and friendly people.

Interview Accession

1986oh276_app084

Interviewee Name

Martha Johnson

Interviewer Name

Doug Cantrell

Interview Date

1986-08-20

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Johnson, Martha Interview by Doug Cantrell. 20 Aug. 1986. Lexington, KY: Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.

Johnson, M. (1986, August 20). Interview by D. Cantrell. Appalachia: Immigrants in the Coal Fields Oral History Project. Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries, Lexington.

Johnson, Martha, interview by Doug Cantrell. August 20, 1986, Appalachia: Immigrants in the Coal Fields Oral History Project, Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.





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