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Appalachian TravelsThe Diary of Olive Dame Campbell$
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Elizabeth M. Williams and Olive Dame Campbell

Print publication date: 2012

Print ISBN-13: 9780813136448

Published to Kentucky Scholarship Online: January 2013

DOI: 10.5810/kentucky/9780813136448.001.0001

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December 1908: Kentucky

December 1908: Kentucky

Chapter:
(p.85) 3 December 1908: Kentucky
Source:
Appalachian Travels
Author(s):

Elizabeth McCutchen Williams

Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:10.5810/kentucky/9780813136448.003.0004

Riding in creek beds, in bitter cold weather, often walking to keep warm, the Campbells spent the month of December traveling in Kentucky, collecting information and discussing the educational and spiritual needs of the populace. Living conditions in the region were often primitive, with little concern for sanitation-therefore much typhoid, tuberculosis, and eye infections. Christmas was spent at Hindman Settlement School, where Olive Campbell was charmed, hearing the “old-timey song-ballets or love-songs” for the first time.

Keywords:   Ballads, Folk songs, Educational institutions, Living conditions, Medical conditions, Hindman Settlement School

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