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This interview is one of a series conducted concerning rural life in West Virginia. Mrs. Emma Reip Hanger was born in Calhoun County, West Virginia, moved to Washington County, Ohio, in 1922, and resided in Barlow, Ohio, at the time of the interview. Mrs. Hanger talks about courting, school, discipline, church, clothes, and the house she grew up in. She discusses food such as biscuits, kraut, taffy, apple butter and punkin' butter, drying beans, and churning butter. She reminisces about entertainment, winter recreation, and Christmas celebrations. She also mentions funerals and family cemeteries.
Interview is included in the Marshall University Oral History Collection. The index number is OH64-14.
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Marshall University Special Collections, OH64-14, Huntington, WV.