SEGMENT: CHICKENS & FARMHOUSE

Irma Long>UIS Collection K-M>UIS Collection K-M, Segment 6

SEGMENT: CHICKENS & FARMHOUSE,

duration 06:34

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CHICKENS
Got rid of chickens & parakeet when daughter contracted histoplasmosis.
FARMHOUSE
Irma describes the family farm facilities when she was a child. Notes smokehouse, canning, holiday treats, marketing of eggs (for groceries). Mentions use of lard from meat as shortening, mother's washing work, & carrying water from well. Describes new farmhouse in which each bedroom had a wood stove. Notes old pond with catfish.