Guy R. Sutphin
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This interview is one of a series conducted concerning rural life in West Virginia and the surrounding region; particular attention is given to rural health and home remedies. Subjects included in this interview are centered around the Hillsville, Carroll County, Virginia, area. Mr. Sutphin speaks of his birth, home remedies, births in general, marriage, courting, a flu epidemic, funerals, baptism, and the importance of church. Also included is a discussion of automobiles, airplanes, entertainment, education, farming, discipline in the school, responsibilities of children and law enforcement.
Interview is included in the Marshall University Oral History Collection. The index number is OH64-146.
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Marshall University Special Collections, OH64-146, Huntington, WV.
Library of Congress Subjects
Sutphin, Robert H., 1913- -- Autobiography.
Rural health -- Virginia -- Oral histories.
Rural schools -- Virginia -- Oral histories.
Folk medicine -- Virginia -- Oral histories.
Community life -- West Virginia -- Oral histories.