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Feedsack Fashion in Rural Appalachia: A Social History of Women’s Experiences in Ashe County, North Carolina: 1929 – 1956 (Thesis) 2010 763 During the Great Depression, rural American women began re-using empty textile bags used to package animal feed, flour, sugar and other goods to make clothing and home textiles. In a culture of material scarcity, excess cloth was a valuable commodity...
Feedsack Fashion in Rural Appalachia: A Social History of Women’s Experiences in Ashe County, North Carolina: 1929 – 1956 2010 2048 During the Great Depression, rural American women began re-using empty textile bags used to package animal feed, flour, sugar and other goods to make clothing and home textiles. In a culture of material scarcity, excess cloth was a valuable commod...
Subject to Overflow: The History of Drainage Districts in Jasper County, Iowa 2012 479 Between 1908 and 1915 the South Skunk River in Jasper County, Iowa was artificially straightened from its natural, crooked state. Landowners and farmers that owned land near the river sought better control of seasonal flooding patterns, and, through...
The Migration of Westfield Quakers From Surry County, North Carolina 1786-1828 2013 2580 During the early decades of the nineteenth century Quakers from North Carolina began a mass exodus to the western territories of Ohio and Indiana. Previous historians of North Carolina Quaker history have overgeneralized that North Carolina Quakers f...