Oral History excerpt: "It was so smooth and good"

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Date
2018-08-11
Main contributors
Brooks, Geraldine (narrator); Monroe, Shirley (narrator)
Summary
Geraldine Brooks discusses the taste and quality of the Chase Street spring water. "It was so smooth and good," she says. She compares it to the "healing waters" featured in The Song of Bernadette, a film that she watched as a child every Easter. 

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. 
Contributor
Westhues, Kay (interviewer)
Genre
Oral History
Subjects
Water; Water quality; Ground water; Springs; Artesian wells
Locations
Gary, Indiana; Chase Street (Gary, Indiana); Small Farms, Indiana
Collection
Spring at Small Farms Oral Histories
Unit
IU South Bend Archives
Language
English
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