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During wind and rain : the Jones family farm in the Arkansas Delta, 1848-2006

Author: Margaret Jones Bolsterli
Publisher: Fayetteville : University of Arkansas Press, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"In telling the story of five generations of her family and its farm in the Arkansas Delta, Margaret Jones Bolsterli brings together her own research, historical perspective, and family lore as it reaches her from the days of her great-grandfather down to her nephew. The result is a family saga that is at once universal and personal, historical and timeless."
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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Bolsterli, Margaret Jones.
During wind and rain.
Fayetteville : University of Arkansas Press, 2008
(OCoLC)607134711
Online version:
Bolsterli, Margaret Jones.
During wind and rain.
Fayetteville : University of Arkansas Press, 2008
(OCoLC)608454380
Named Person: Jones family.; Margaret Jones Bolsterli; Margaret Jones Bolsterli; Jones family.
Material Type: Biography, Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Margaret Jones Bolsterli
ISBN: 9781557288714 1557288712
OCLC Number: 183392176
Notes: Companion vol. to: Born in the Delta.
Description: xiv, 144 pages : illustrations, maps ; 23 cm
Contents: Introduction --
The place they came to : the Arkansas/Mississippi delta --
The Uriah generation : 1849-1872 --
The Joseph generation : 1872-1906 --
The Boss and Sallie generation : 1906-1957 --
The Grover generation : 1957-1991 --
The Casey generation : 1985- --
Conclusion.
Responsibility: Margaret Jones Bolsterli.
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