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Interview Summary

Lorene Lewis tells the story of her life from when it began in Eastern Kentucky, where she was raised on a farm. She speaks about her family and the responsibilities they shared in managing the farm and providing for themselves. Lewis talks about when she first had electricity installed in her home, soon after she was married. She then goes on to talk about what it was like for her to be a mother. She talks about raising her babies, and then further about adopting children when her children left the home.

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1991oh165_ff038

Interviewee Name

Lorene Lewis

Interviewer Name

Elizabeth Albert

Interview Date

1991-06-14

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Lewis, Lorene Interview by Elizabeth Albert. 14 Jun. 1991. Lexington, KY: Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.

Lewis, L. (1991, June 14). Interview by E. Albert. Family Farms of Kentucky: Transition from Farming To Alternate Employment in Eastern Kentucky Oral History Project. Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries, Lexington.

Lewis, Lorene, interview by Elizabeth Albert. June 14, 1991, Family Farms of Kentucky: Transition from Farming To Alternate Employment in Eastern Kentucky Oral History Project, Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.





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