Carter, Mrs Clayton 1957-11-07

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Early day home remedies are recalled by members of the Lubbock Women’s Club History Roundtable. In the latter part of the tape, Mrs. Carter leads a discussion on habits and customs of early days.

General Interview Information

Interviewee Name: Mrs. Clayton Carter

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Date: November 7, 1957

Location: History Roundtable

Interviewer: Given to History Roundtable (NOTE: Duplicated on cassette- 1985)

Length: 50 minutes


Abstract

Tape 1, Side 1: Cures for colds discussed (3), Boil remedy (20), Sassafras Tea (37), Sugar, coal, oil, and turpentine for a bad cold (40), Cure for finger sores (57), Soap and water cure for rough speech (69), Old fashioned shampoos discussed (90), Onions used for remedies (113), Vermifuge used as a remedy (126), Home dentistry (138), Sulfer and molasses for spring tonic (152), Sulfur and grease for the itch (155), Quinine (164), "Cupping" used as a remedy (188), Funeral practices mentioned (259), Old songs named (280), Directions for curling ostrich feathers (307)

Tape 1, Side 2: Spot removing directions (321), Memories of early day family life recalled (330), Vinegar pie mentioned (379), Description of a child's clothes (401), Bathing discussed (434), Games of early days discussed (512), Mourning custom mentioned (567)

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