SEGMENT: RECOLLECTIONS & HEALTH
Marie South Williams>UIS Collection T-Z>UIS Collection T-Z, Segment 21
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- Sewing; Ethnicity; Horse Power; Fruit Trees; Hired Help
- Mrs. Williams tells what her grandmother did when she was ill. Her mother's cousin married a doctor & he came to care for her. Got ill after picking wild greens in spring. Pills put into spoonful of jelly. Grandmother gave her a physic (syrup of pepsin) every Saturday night. Refers to bedpan as a slop-jar. Turpentine used in home remedies. Her grandparents made a medicine that they sold. Gives recipe that included, linseed oil, coal oil, & tallow.