"Deaf Maggie Lee Sayre": Photographs of a River Life

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Univ. Press of Mississippi, 1995 - Biography & Autobiography - 83 pages
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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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Contents

Section 1
7
Section 2
20
Section 3
37
Section 4
40
Section 5
56
Section 6
68
Section 7
72
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Tom Rankin is executive director of the Center for Documentary Studies at Duke University.

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