Interview with Charles Shouse, July 2, 1992

Project: Family Farms of Kentucky: Farm and Farmstead Oral History Project

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Interview Summary

Charles Shouse, a farmer living on Cane Creek, begins the interview by discussing his return to Cane Creek following a stint in Ohio. Next, Shouse gives a description of several photographs of himself as a child and various family members, as well as an examination of changes to Cane Creek over the years. Then, Shouse talks of snakes in the area, and the home remedies prepared by his grandmother. The interviewee also recounts daily elements of his childhood, such as the types of food they usually ate. The changing dynamics of grocery stores and the now-defunct railroad line in Cane Creek are examined. Lastly, historical elements of Shouse's farm are explored, including his relatives who lived there, and its connection to slavery times.

Interview Accession

1992oh231_ff255

Interviewee Name

Charles Shouse

Interviewer Name

David Rotenizer

Interview Date

1992-07-02

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Shouse, Charles Interview by David Rotenizer. 02 Jul. 1992. Lexington, KY: Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.

Shouse, C. (1992, July 02). Interview by D. Rotenizer. Family Farms of Kentucky: Farm and Farmstead Oral History Project. Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries, Lexington.

Shouse, Charles, interview by David Rotenizer. July 02, 1992, Family Farms of Kentucky: Farm and Farmstead Oral History Project, Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.





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