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Country women cope with hard times : a collection of oral histories

Author: Melissa Walker
Publisher: Columbia : Univ Of South Carolina Pr, 2010.
Series: Women's diaries and letters of the South.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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""It was hard times," French Carpenter Clark recalls, a sentiment unanimously echoed by the sixteen other women who talk about their lives in Country Women Cope with Hard Times. Born between 1890 and 1940 in eastern Tennessee and western South Carolina, these women grew up on farms, in labor camps, and in remote towns during an era when the region's agricultural system changed dramatically.
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Genre/Form: Diaries
Records and correspondence
Correspondence
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Melissa Walker
ISBN: 1570039534 9781570039539
OCLC Number: 649322820
Description: xxx, 208 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Elizabeth Fox McMahan --
Hettie Lawson --
Wilma Cope Williamson --
LaVerne Farmer --
French Carpenter Clark --
Korola Neville Lee --
Mary Evelyn Russell Lane --
Peggy Delozier Jones --
Ethel Davis --
Mable Love --
Kate Simmons --
Evelyn Petree Lewellyn --
Martha Alice West --
Ruth Hatchette McBrayer --
Mary Webb Quinn --
Dorothy Skinner and Virginia Skinner Harris --
Afterword : Reflections on interpreting oral history.
Series Title: Women's diaries and letters of the South.
Responsibility: edited by Melissa Walker.

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""It was hard times," French Carpenter Clark recalls, a sentiment unanimously echoed by the sixteen other women who talk about their lives in Country Women Cope with Hard Times. Born between 1890 and 1940 in eastern Tennessee and western South Carolina, these women grew up on farms, in labor camps, and in remote towns during an era when the region's agricultural system changed dramatically.

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