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

Author: Melissa Walker
Publisher: Columbia, S.C. : University of South Carolina Press, 2010.
Series: Women's diaries and letters of the South.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : State or province government publication : 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, Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Melissa Walker
ISBN: 9781570039539 1570039534
OCLC Number: 879346313
Notes: Reprint. Originally published: Columbia, S.C. : University of South Carolina Press, 2004.
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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