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From the Cotton Patch to the Pulpit By Lola Wheeler
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The 20th Century was young when Lola Marie Wheeler was born to a cotton farmer and his sickly wife in rural Mississippi. You will see through Lola’s eyes the growing pains of a nation,... More > changing from a heavily agrarian society to a strongly urban nation. Her generation saw the United States progress from horses and buggies to space ships. Through her you will feel the want and need of the great depression, the excitement of the 1927 Mississippi flood, the heartache of blended families when death has separated and there is no love to heal. Like an unfolding flower, Lola develops from a shy, insecure, young cotton picker to a bold minister of the gospel of Jesus Christ, who prays and miracles happen, who preaches and people’s lives are changed.< Less
Forty Acres and a Mule By Oscar Reagan
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A boy's view of life in the cotton fields of Louisiana during the Great Depression.
Stanley's Story Volume Two: Adventures 1963 to 1979 By Stanley Challenger Graham
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The second volume of Stanley Graham's memoirs. It covers trucking, the dairy industry, cattle wagon driving, the farmers of south west Scotland and the transition from trucking to being engineer in... More > charge of the last steam-driven mill in Barnoldswick. Closing the shed down, redundancy and further education. Fully illustrated and indexed. 416 pages.< Less
Stanley's Story Volume 2 By Stanley Graham
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The second volume of Stanley Graham's memoirs. It covers trucking, the dairy industry, cattle wagon driving, the farmers of south west Scotland and the transition from trucking to being engineer in... More > charge of the last steam-driven mill in Barnoldswick. Closing the shed down, redundancy and further education. Fully illustrated and indexed. 416 pages.< Less
Stanley's Story Volume 2 By Stanley Graham
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The second volume of Stanley Graham's memoirs. It covers trucking, the dairy industry, cattle wagon driving, the farmers of south west Scotland and the transition from trucking to being engineer in... More > charge of the last steam-driven mill in Barnoldswick. Closing the shed down, redundancy and further education. Fully illustrated and indexed. 416 pages.< Less
Transient: The Tommy Bookmark Story By Milton Southerland
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The story takes place in the early 1900's in the area of northwest Georgia. It is a work of fiction flavored by the events of the author's childhood. Family, faith and duty guided Tommy Bookmark in... More > his life's journey. He was a farmer, a writer, a soldier and a sheriff. Hard fisted and tender hearted, Tommy fought for a good place for his family to live. He was a transient until he met a farmers daughter and fell in love with her and the life of a farmer.< Less
Transient: The Tommy Bookmark Story By Milton Southerland
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The story takes place in the early 1900's in the area of northwest Georgia. It is a work of fiction flavored by the events of the author's childhood. Family, faith and duty guided Tommy Bookmark in... More > his life's journey. He was a farmer, a writer, a soldier and a sheriff. Hard fisted and tender hearted, Tommy fought for a good place for his family to live. He was a transient until he met a farmers daughter and fell in love with her and the life of a farmer.< Less
Grave Dancin' By Bob Whetstone
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A tenant farmer moves to town to put his children to work in a cotton mill only to face the economic depression of the 1920's and a murderous gang that threaten starvation.
That's Why We Sang the Blues By Anita Havens
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A collection of poems and authentic Depression Era photographs taken between 1935 and 1944. The Farm Security Administration employed government workers to photograph the lives of sharecroppers and... More > tenant farmers throughout the South. This period of history known as the Great Depression has been captured in poignant, still images that illustrate the hard times which gave birth to--the Blues. This pictoral record brought back many memories of stories told by my parents and grandparents and inspired me to retell their narratives with poems.< Less
The Tale of Peter Rabbit By Beatrix Potter
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The quintessential cautionary tale, Peter Rabbit warns naughty children about the grave consequences of misbehaving. When Mrs. Rabbit beseeches her four furry children not to go into Mr. McGregor's... More > garden, the impish Peter naturally takes this as an open invitation to create mischief. He quickly gets in over his head, when he is spotted by farmer McGregor himself. Any child with a spark of sass will find Peter's adventures remarkably familiar. And they'll see in Flopsy, Mopsy, and Cotton-tail that bane of their existence: the "good" sibling who always does the right thing. One earns bread and milk and blackberries for supper, while the obstinate folly of the other warrants medicine and an early bedtime.< Less