Publication Date

9-17-2018

Comments

This collection is archived in Manuscripts & Folklife Archives at Western Kentucky University: 270-745-6434: mssfa@wku.edu

Abstract

Finding aid only for Folklife Archives Project 1205. Student paper titled “Digging Ginseng” in which Donald Stevens describes the process of locating, cleaning, drying, and selling ginseng root. Stevens collected information from Charlie Dean Ashley, a Breckenridge County native, and Stevens’ neighbor in Dillsboro, Indiana. The paper also includes a photograph of Ashley along with his favorite hunting grounds.

Disciplines

Botany | Folklore

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