By Nannie Greene,Catherine Stokes Sheppard

ISBN-10: 0786425938

ISBN-13: 9780786425938

Oral background and memoirs protect even more than a unmarried occasion. They checklist information regarding a time and a selected lifestyle. paying for a loaf of bread for a dime and a 25-pound bag of flour for a greenback, strolling nine ½ miles in five hours, staring at the Cove Creek gymnasium (and numerous university buses) cross up in flames—these are only a number of the stories similar during this choice of oral and written histories.
From boating to discovering a primary task, from driving a pony to varsity to becoming a member of the army, this ebook comprises dozens of stories collected from the citizens of western Watauga County, North Carolina. Concentrating totally on the a long time of the Nineteen Thirties, Forties and Fifties, those tales specialise in the weather of daily life in a mountain group. They care for either conventional rural activities—such as berry picking out, cleaning soap making, buying and selling and bartering—and common reviews corresponding to college days and relationship. The e-book incorporates a precise part at the battle studies of Watauga County citizens either at domestic and in a foreign country. modern pictures and an index are included.

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