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1:59 - Early memories

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Partial Transcript: What's your earliest memory of the river?

Segment Synopsis: Bush recalls seeing steamboats and timber rafts on the river. She remembers a log jam at Muddy Creek that resulted in the death of several African American men.

Keywords: African American; Doylesville, Kentucky; Log raft; Muddy Creek; Steamboat

Subjects: Drowning victims--Kentucky River (Ky.) River steamers--Kentucky River (Ky.) Timber rafting

5:40 - 1917-1918

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Partial Transcript: One of the things, 1917 and 18, my dad... that was when the flu was so bad.

Segment Synopsis: Bush says that many people died in 1917 and 1918 from the flu. She recalls bad ice tides that winter as well.

Keywords: Death; Ice tide; Influenza

Subjects: Floods--Kentucky ice on rivers, lakes, etc.--Kentucky River (Ky.)

7:35 - Jackson's Ferry

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Partial Transcript: And my Grandaddy used to live here.

Segment Synopsis: Bush talks about activity around Jackson's Ferry. She remembers riding on it and that a man would come across on it and buy butter from her mother.

Keywords: Doylesville, Kentucky; Steamboat

Subjects: Ferries--Kentucky River (Ky.) River steamers--Kentucky River (Ky.)

12:34 - Tides

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Partial Transcript: Do you remember the years of any particular high tides on the river?

Segment Synopsis: Bush recalls water levels during floods and drought years.

Keywords: 1918; 1937; Doylesville, Kentucky; Flood damage

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

17:56 - Property

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Partial Transcript: My Grandaddy's people all came in here from Virginia.

Segment Synopsis: Bush talks about her family history in the area and property changes that have occurred.

Keywords: Doylesville, Kentucky

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

23:54 - Drownings

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Partial Transcript: I guess you've seen a lot of drownings?

Segment Synopsis: Bush talks about witnessing a drowning.

Keywords: Doylesville, Kentucky

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

25:14 - Prison

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Partial Transcript: Is there anything specific that stands out in your mind about the loggers, the rafts going down?

Segment Synopsis: Bush gives her opinion about what prison should be like. She thinks that all prisoners should be required to work.

Keywords: Doylesville, Kentucky; Prison

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28:45 - Doylesville

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Partial Transcript: Has there ever been much activity in the community called Doylesville?

Segment Synopsis: Bush talks about businesses and churches in Doylesville. She also talks about eloping when she was 15 years old.

Keywords: Doylesville, Kentucky; Elopement

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

42:56 - Life in Doylesville

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Partial Transcript: Did you ever know any Civil War veterans?

Segment Synopsis: Bush tells family stories about the Doylesville area. She talks about a couple during the Civil War and her father farming.

Keywords: Ash hopper; Civil War; Doylesville, Kentucky

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

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