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111_tape338_PerryHicks_transcript_A.pdf
Perry Hicks talks about working in a cotton mill in western North Carolina in the early twentieth century. He was born in 1899 and began working at a young age because he dropped out of the six-month school he was attending. He explains the influence…

105_vol14_1914_0701_1914_0930R.pdf
These diary entries are from July 1st 1914 through September 30th 1914. The diary is based around the actions and thoughts of Andrew Jackson Greene. He wrote about work on the farm, Fourth of July festivities and the details of church life. He also…

105_vol15_1914_1001_1914_1130R.pdf
These diary entries are from the 1st of October 1914 through the 30th of November 1914. This diary includes entries about the death of Greene’s mother, the war, his work at the school, the weather, and the church which he attends. People mentioned…

105_vol17_1915_0801_1915_1022R.pdf
These diary entries range from August 1st 1915 through October 22, 1915. Greene wrote daily about what he did and what his thoughts are regarding current situations. He also gave information on several community events such as the Conference of the…

105_vol22_1916_0615_1916_1012R.pdf
This diary includes entries from June 15th 1916 through October 12th 1916. Each day Greene wrote about his work on the farm, his friends, his family, the church, and community events. Important events and people include D.E. Benfield, Mabel…