By Nannie Greene,Catherine Stokes Sheppard

Oral background and memoirs protect even more than a unmarried occasion. They checklist information regarding a time and a specific lifestyle. purchasing a loaf of bread for a dime and a 25-pound bag of flour for a buck, strolling nine ½ miles in five hours, observing the Cove Creek gymnasium (and a number of institution buses) pass up in flames—these are only the various stories similar during this selection of oral and written histories.
From boating to discovering a primary task, from using a pony to college to becoming a member of the army, this ebook comprises dozens of thoughts collected from the citizens of western Watauga County, North Carolina. Concentrating totally on the many years of the Thirties, Nineteen Forties and Nineteen Fifties, those tales concentrate on the weather of daily life in a mountain group. They take care of either conventional rural activities—such as berry deciding upon, cleaning soap making, buying and selling and bartering—and common stories similar to institution days and courting. The e-book contains a unique part at the warfare stories of Watauga County citizens either at domestic and out of the country. modern pictures and an index are included.

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