Audio Recordings "A lot of old remedies work."
About this Item
- "A lot of old remedies work."
- Contributor Names
- Bongalis, Kostis "Shorty" (Interviewee)
- Bongalis, Mae (Interviewee)
- Hufford, Mary, 1952- (Interviewer)
- Created / Published
- March 11, 1995
- Subject Headings
- - Onions
- - Goldenseal (Hydrastis canadensis)
- - Yellowroot
- - Sassafras (Sassafras albidum)
- - Black lung (Pneumoconiosis)
- - Camphor
- - Corn silk tea
- - Dog fennel
- - Herbal remedies
- - Mullein
- - Penny royal
- - Racial segregation
- - Railroad tracks as free space
- - Rhubarb root
- - Sore throat remedies
- - Typhoid
- - Ethnography
- - Interviews
- - West Virginia -- Raleigh County -- Naoma
- - Event: Interview with Mae Bongalis and her son, Kostis "Shorty" Bongalis.
- - Mary Hufford is reading remedies from a book, and this spins off into a discussion of onions used to cure typhoid, which incorporates a discussion of racial segregation in Montcoal.
- Call Number/Physical Location
- AFC 1999/008: CRF-MH-A046
- Source Collection
- Coal River Folklife Collection (AFC 1999/008)
- American Folklife Center
- Digital Id
ContributorsBongalis, Kostis "Shorty
SubjectsBlack Lung (Pneumoconiosis)
Corn Silk Tea
Goldenseal (Hydrastis Canadensis)
Railroad Tracks as Free Space
Sassafras (Sassafras Albidum)
Sore Throat Remedies
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Chicago citation style:
Bongalis, Kostis "Shorty", Mae Bongalis, and Mary Hufford. "A lot of old remedies work.". 1995. Audio. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/cmns001657. (Accessed February 12, 2016.)
APA citation style:
Bongalis, K. "., Bongalis, M. & Hufford, M. (1995) "A lot of old remedies work.". [Audio] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/cmns001657.
MLA citation style:
Bongalis, Kostis "Shorty", Mae Bongalis, and Mary Hufford. "A lot of old remedies work.". 1995. Audio. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <https://www.loc.gov/item/cmns001657>.