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Catalog Number OH0044 Addie Brant v325
Object Name Oral Histories
Scope & Content Oral histories; transcription

REMARKS: This is an interview with Addie Brant and it takes place on September 18, 1978 at the home of Mrs. Brant in Yoncalla, Oregon. Also present is Mrs. Brant's husband. The interviewer is Star Eatherington.
In this interview Mrs. Brant taalks about her family ancestry. Her grandfather was William Wilson, a pioneer and a state legislator. She talks about her grandfather whom she ust barely remembers and her grandmother whom she did hear quite a few stories from. She tells the story aout hiding underneath the house from the Indians and several other exciting stories toward the end of this interview. She talks about William Eads and everything she knows about Mr. Eads who was an escaped Negro slave who lived wit her family. She talks some about her own life, about growing up in Yoncalla and the Drain area and how it was to be on the farm and do cooking and cleaning and sewing for such a large family as she had. She talks some about herbal remedies that her grandmother made for them when they got sick. She knows quite a few more herbal remedies that anyone else that I have talked to yet.
Title Addie Brant oral history
Imagefile 102\OH0044AddieBrant.JPG
Accession number 2011.1