Country Women Cope with Hard Times: A Collection of Oral Histories
Univ of South Carolina Press, 2004 - Biography & Autobiography - 208 pages
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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ONE Elizabeth Fox McMahan
Two Hettie Lawson
FOUR La Verne Farmer
SEVEN Mary Evelyn Russell Lane
EIGHT Peggy Delozier Jones
NINE Ethel Davis
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