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Planting By the Signs In Kentucky Oral History Collection

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Planting By the Signs In Kentucky Oral History Collection, 2018-2019 | Berea College Special Collections and Archives Catalog

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Title: Planting By the Signs In Kentucky Oral History Collection, 2018-2019Add to your cart.

Primary Creator: Hall, Sarah.

Other Creators: Wilson, Meg

Extent: 0.0

Subjects: Astrology and gardening, Gardening--Appalachian Region, Southern, Gardening--Kentucky, Moon--Influence on man, Planting time, Plants, Effect of the moon on

Abstract

This collection consists of seventeen audio recorded interviews that document the practice of scheduling  planting, cultivating, and harvesting crops based on moon phases and astrological signs.

The interviews were recorded by Dr. Sarah Hall, Associate Professor of Agriculture & Natural Resources in Berea College's Department of Agriculture and Natural Resources. Meg Wilson was a colaborator and photographer for the project.

The interviews were with active gardeners residing in Barren, Clark, Franklin, Gallatin, Harlan, Lee, Letcher, Lincoln, Madison, and Rockcastle counties.

Subject/Index Terms

Astrology and gardening
Gardening--Appalachian Region, Southern
Gardening--Kentucky
Moon--Influence on man
Planting time
Plants, Effect of the moon on

Administrative Information

Repository: Berea College Special Collections and Archives Catalog

Access Restrictions:

Listen to interviews, read transcripts, and view photographs by following the links for each recording as listed in the finding aid.

Meg Wilson retains copyright and intellectual property rights to the photographs she made that are included in this collection. Duplication of these photographs for publication or other use requires Meg Wilson’s prior approval. Federal copyright regulations apply to all materials.

Preferred Citation: [Object identification], Planting By the Signs In Kentucky Oral History Collection, Berea College Special Collections & Archives, Berea, KY.

Processing Information: The finding aid was created by Harry Rice in August 2020.


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Item 1: SC-CD-208-001Add to your cart.

Interview: Bill Best recorded by Sarah Hall & Meg Wilson 4-17-2018 at Blue Lick, Madison County, Kentucky.

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Item 2: SC-CD-208-002Add to your cart.

Interview: Glenn Brown recorded by Sarah Hall & Meg Wilson 9-7-2018 in Whitesburg, Letcher County, Kentucky. 

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Item 3: SC-CD-208-003Add to your cart.

Interview: Phil Case recorded by Sarah Hall & Meg Wilson 11-2-2018 in Frankfort, Franklin County, Kentucky.

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Item 4: SC-CD-208-004Add to your cart.

Interview: Clyde Charles, Deborah Charles Cole, Samantha (Sam) Cole recorded by Sarah Hall & Meg Wilson 9-14-2018 in Lee County, Kentucky.   

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Item 5: SC-CD-208-005Add to your cart.

Interview: Jess Clarkson & Bobby Clarkson recorded by Sarah Hall & Meg Wilson 8-13-2018 in Lincoln County, Kentucky. 

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Item 6: SC-CD-208-006Add to your cart.

Interview: Debbie Cook recorded by Sarah Hall & Meg Wilson 9-7-2018 at Mayking, Letcher County, Kentucky.

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Item 7: SC-CD-208-007Add to your cart.

Interview: Gary & Goldie Easton of Gallatin County, recorded by Sarah Hall & Meg Wilson 10-19-2018 in Berea, Kentucky.

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Item 8: SC-CD-208-008Add to your cart.

Interview: Frank Jenkins recorded by Sarah Hall & Meg Wilson 10-12-2018 at Bobtown, Madison County, Kentucky. 

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Item 9: SC-CD-208-009Add to your cart.

Interview: Susana Lein of Rockcastle County, recorded by Sarah Hall & Meg Wilson 4-14-2018 in Berea, Kentucky.

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Item 10: SC-CD-208-010Add to your cart.

Interview: Julie Maruskin recorded by Sarah Hall & Meg Wilson 8-17-2018 at Winchester, Clark County, Kentucky. 

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Item 11: SC-CD-208-011Add to your cart.

Interview: Mary Overby recorded by Sarah Hall & Meg Wilson 10-19-2018 at Piney Grove, Madison County, Kentucky. 

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Item 12: SC-CD-208-012Add to your cart.

Interview: Jane Post recorded by Sarah Hall & Meg Wilson 5-10-2018 in Red Lick Valley, Madison County, Kentucky.

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Item 13: SC-CD-208-013Add to your cart.

Interview: Della (Metcalf, Lewis, Smith) Shepherd recorded by Sarah Hall & Meg Wilson 10-7-2018 at Gordon, Letcher County, Kentucky. 

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Item 14: SC-CD-208-014Add to your cart.

Interview: Anita Tolliver recorded by Sarah Hall & Meg Wilson 10-7-2018 at Bledsoe, Harlan County, Kentucky.

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Item 15: SC-CD-208-015Add to your cart.

Interview: Joe Trigg recorded by Sarah Hall & Meg Wilson 5-8-2019 at Glasgow, Barren County, Kentucky.

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Item 16: SC-CD-208-016Add to your cart.

Interview: Myrtle Shepherd Turner, Abby Turner Walker, Sarah Epperson Hinkle recorded by Sarah Hall & Meg Wilson 11-8-2018 at Big Laurel, Harlan County, Kentucky.   

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Item 17: SC-CD-208-017Add to your cart.

Interview: Walden Whitehead recorded by Sarah Hall & Meg Wilson 7-28-2019 at Bledsoe, Harlan County, Kentucky.

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