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1:17 - Family stories

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Partial Transcript: What are your earliest memories associated with life on the Kentucky River?

Segment Synopsis: Elder talks about a dance barge with slot machines that ran in the Boonesborough and Frankfort areas. She also retells a story about a man accused of dynamiting fish.

Keywords: City of Irvine; Coal barge; Excursion boat

Subjects: Barges--Kentucky Boats and boating--Kentucky River (Ky.) Boonesborough (Ky.) Coal mines and mining--Kentucky Fishing--Kentucky River (Ky.)

13:28 - Estill County

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Partial Transcript: A lot of people went to Estill Springs-the big resort there- I remember when that burned.

Segment Synopsis: Elder discusses a resort that had sulphur water. She also talks about various bridges in Estill county.

Keywords: Estill Springs; Fire; Railroad bridge

Subjects: River life--Kentucky River (Ky.)

17:39 - Tides

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Partial Transcript: Do you remember the 37 flood?

Segment Synopsis: Elder briefly discusses floods; she says that most people were used to them. She also talks about the Dust Bowl.

Keywords: 1937; Dust Bowl

Subjects: Droughts--Kentucky Floods--Kentucky Kentucky River (Ky.)

21:23 - Lock Twelve

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Partial Transcript: What are the years, approximately, that your father would have run the merit boats?

Segment Synopsis: Elder talks about lock twelve. She recalls the lock master houses. She says that she learned to swim there. She also talks about local murders and drownings.

Keywords: Estill County, Kentucky; Horn, Daisy; Lock 12; Lock master; Murder; Swimming

Subjects: Drowning victims--Kentucky River (Ky.)

28:40 - Potential interviewees

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Partial Transcript: I guess your mother had a lot of memories too.

Segment Synopsis: Elder talks about a man named George Hardy who might know more about the river.

Keywords: Hardy, George; Irvine, Kentucky

Subjects: River life--Kentucky River (Ky.)

34:46 - Education

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Partial Transcript: I don't know hoe my grandfather ever went there and bringing the coal down the river.

Segment Synopsis: Elder talks about her education.

Keywords: Eastern Kentucky University; Irivine Public School

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41:15 - Camp Daniel Boone

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Partial Transcript: Well, you see, there isn't too much I can tell.

Segment Synopsis: Elder talks about going to Camp Daniel Boone.

Keywords: Camp Daniel Boone

Subjects: River life--Kentucky River (Ky.)

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