Oral History excerpt: "So I started drinking the water and my ankle stopped swelling"

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Wilkes, Alma (narrator)
Alma Wilkes, retired Gary School System teacher and nutritionist, discusses the healing properties of the sulfur in the Chase Street spring water. She drinks the spring water to alleviate water retention. She says, "I started drinking the water and my ankle stopped swelling." 

This was one of a group of excerpts gathered under the subject heading of Water Quality and Taste for a digital and in-person exhibit of the Spring at Small Farms Oral Histories. The digital exhibit can be seen at https://iusbarchives.omeka.net/exhibits/show/spring-at-small-farms/home. 
Westhues, Kay (interviewer)
Oral History
Water; Water quality; Springs; Artesian wells
Gary, Indiana; Chase Street (Gary, Indiana); Small Farms, Indiana
Spring at Small Farms Oral Histories
IU South Bend Archives
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