Country Women Cope with Hard Times: A Collection of Oral Histories

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Melissa Walker
Univ of South Carolina Press, 2004 - Biography & Autobiography - 208 pages
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This volume tells the stories of women born between 1890 and 1940 in eastern Tennessee and western South Carolina, who grew up on farms, in labour camps and in remote towns during an era when the region's agricultural system changed dramatically.
  

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Contents

ONE Elizabeth Fox McMahan
1
Two Hettie Lawson
25
FOUR La Verne Farmer
47
SEVEN Mary Evelyn Russell Lane
80
EIGHT Peggy Delozier Jones
93
NINE Ethel Davis
103
ELEVEN Kate Simmons
110
THIRTEEN Martha Alice West
132
Reflections on Interpreting Oral History
189
Suggestions for Further Reading
205
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About the author (2004)

Melissa Walker is an associate professor of history at Converse College in Spartanburg, South Carolina.

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