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1:04 - Early memories

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Partial Transcript: What's your first memory of Doylesville?

Segment Synopsis: Parks talks about seeing log rafts and fishing in the Kentucky River.

Keywords: Doylesville, Kentucky; Log raft

Subjects: Fishing--Kentucky River (Ky.) Timber rafting

3:35 - Floods

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Partial Transcript: Do you remember any of the high tides on the Kentucky River?

Segment Synopsis: Parks talks about the 1937 flood and how it effected crops.

Keywords: 1937; Corn; Doylesville, Kentucky; Muddy Creek

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

10:44 - 1930 Drought

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Partial Transcript: Do you remember him talking about the 1930 drought?

Segment Synopsis: Parks talks about how the 1930 drought effected crops. He helped scrape out ponds in the area to try to access more water. He also attended a 4H event during the drought.

Keywords: 1930; 4H; Doylesville, Kentucky; Madison County; Miller, J. Lester; Tobacco

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

19:11 - 1944 Drought

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Partial Transcript: Did you use the river much as a source of water?

Segment Synopsis: Parks talks about getting water from the river to help his cattle during the 1944 drought. He says that he cut his tobacco short during the drought and when it rained it grew back quickly.

Keywords: 1944; Doylesville, Kentucky; Tobacco

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

22:48 - Mail route

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Partial Transcript: Another thing that happened not actually in Doylesville but concerning some of the people around here.

Segment Synopsis: Parks talks about his father working the first mail route in the area.

Keywords: Doylesville, Kentucky; Mail

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25:18 - Boats

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Partial Transcript: Did you ever see any steamboats come down the river?

Segment Synopsis: Parks recalls seeing barges, steamboats, and log rafts on the river.

Keywords: Doylesville, Kentucky; Log raft; Steamboat

Subjects: Barges--Kentucky Boats and boating--Kentucky River (Ky.) River boats--Kentucky River (Ky.) River steamers--Kentucky River (Ky.) Timber rafting

27:55 - Fishing

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Partial Transcript: I'll tell you this story, no one believes it.

Segment Synopsis: Parks tells a story about riding in a boat on the river when a bass fish jumped into it.

Keywords: Bass fish

Subjects: Fishing--Kentucky River (Ky.)

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