"Deaf Maggie Lee Sayre": Photographs of a River Life
Maggie Lee Sayre was born deaf near Paducah, Kentucky, in 1920. She lived 51 years of her life on a river houseboat as her family made a living fishing throughout Kentucky and Tennessee. This collection of her photos, accompanied by descriptive captions from Sayre, reveals a traditional river culture that is rooted in subsistence living.
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American Folklife Archie Sayre Archie's Aunt Pansy big catfish big fish Bob Fulcher Brodie Road carp caught Clarks River clean Click Creek commercial fishing communication Deaf in Danville Deaf Maggie Lee Decatur County Manor depot family's father film fisherman flood folklorist funeral home houseboat dwellers houseboat families houseboat porch interviews with Maggie Jackson Kentucky School Kentucky Standard land Lee Sayre's life-style Lobelville Maggie and Myrtle Maggie Lee Sayre Maggie remembers Maggie Sayre McCracken County Mildred Middleton Mississippi mother moved Myrtle's nursing home Ohio Paducah Pauline Roth Rankin recalls river families River—Pictorial Robert Haynes Sayre family Sayre girls Shantyboat shot the big sign language sister Smithland snag lines snapped the shot sold Southern Arts Federation spoonbills stayed story Sugar Tree Tennessee River there's tograph Tom Creek Tom Rankin took trot lines ture Uncle Ted University of Mississippi