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Alex Lederman is a retired carpenter, farmer, and one of the first generation descendants of the original Swiss settlers into Laurel County, KY. In this interview Lederman discusses the period of heavy immigration into the area. He also discusses his…

Mina Hauselman is a descendant of the original Swiss settlers into Laurel County, KY. In this interview, Hauselman discusses the history of the settlers.

Ethel Abbuhl is a Knox County, KY native who moved to the Swiss Colony area in Laurel County, KY eleven years ago. In this interview, Abbuhl, discusses the Swiss characteristics and customs she has learned.

Pearl Binder is a native of Louisville, KY but has been a resident of Swiss Colony, in Laurel County, KY since 1921. In this interview she discusses how the Americans viewed the Swiss settlers and their descendants.

Ida Herron is a one of the first generation descendant of the original Swiss settlers into Laurel County, KY. In this interview, Herron, discusses the history of the settlers and the early Swiss Colony.

Jesse Keller is one of the youngest of the first generation descendants of the original Swiss settlers into Laurel County, KY. In this interview, Keller, discusses the history of the settlers and the differences between the area and Switzerland.

Hilda Keller is a second generation descendant of the original Swiss settlers into Laurel County, KY. In this interview, Keller, discusses the history of the settlers, why they chose Laurel County, the heritage they kept and share.

Delbert Binder is a native of Laurel County, KY and one of the first generation descendants of the original Swiss settlers into the county. In this interview, Binder, discusses the history of the settlers and the differences between the area and…

Ernest Abbudl is a native of Laurel County, KY and one of the first generation descendants of the original Swiss Settlers into the county. In this interview, Abbudl, discusses the history of the area, and why the Swiss settlers chose to settle there.

Leander Jones is a descendant of a family of settlers who settled in Laurel County, KY. In this interview, Jones discusses the relationship between the Swiss settlers and the Americans in the county. He describes difficulties and disappointments the…