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Mrs. Emma Mitchell, Reidsville, N.C.
Mrs. Emma Mitchell, Reidsville, N.C.
Mrs. Emma Mitchell is pictured inside of her house, seated next to her daughter, stringing tobacco bags.
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Educator's guide: The arrival of Swiss immigrants
Teaching suggestions to help your students synthesize the information in the article "The Arrival of Swiss Immigrants."
Format: lesson plan (grade 8 Social Studies)
By Pauline S. Johnson.
Food service professionals: Working with fractions
In CareerStart lessons: Grade six, page 2.2
This lesson for grade six demonstrates how an understanding of fractions is important in the food service industry. Students will use operations with fractions to determine how many recipes to make for a given scenario.
Format: lesson plan (grade 6 Mathematics)
By Kim Abrams, Mike McDowell, and Barbara Strange.
Letter of April 1, 1939
In Tobacco bag stringing: Life and labor in the Depression, page 1.4
Box 132, R. #1, Leaksville, N.C., April 1, 1939. Mr. Sherlock Bronson, Box 644, Richmond, Va. Dear Sir: I am kindly writing asking you please not to take the stringing of bags away from Mrs. Jones, our Agent for our community. For two years I have stringing...
Predicting the future with best-fit lines
In CareerStart lessons: Grade eight, page 2.1
In this lesson plan, students use scatter plots and best-fit lines to make predictions based on data. Students also discuss how scatter plots and best-fit lines are useful in certain careers.
Format: lesson plan (grade 8–9 Mathematics)
By Debbie Brooks, Peggy Dickey, and Jan Sullivan.
Life in the mill villages
In North Carolina in the New South, page 3.3
By 1900, more than nine-tenths of textile workers lived in villages owned by the companies that employed them. Mill villages included stores, churches, and schools, but workers found ways to avoid too much dependence on their employers.
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By James Leloudis and Kathryn Walbert.
Mrs. Samuel Stayley
In Tobacco bag stringing: Life and labor in the Depression, page 2.7
STAYLEY, MRS. SAMUEL, has five children living at home. She is 83 years old and her husband is 84. They reside at Reddies River, Wilkes Co., N.C. INCOME: The whole family works on the farm and they make just enough to live on. They income from farming is enough...
Mrs. Cora Graves, Reidsville, N.C.
Mrs. Cora Graves, Reidsville, N.C.
Mrs. Cora Graves and another woman are pictured seated in a bedroom, stringing tobacco bags.
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Mrs. Gertrude Maynard, Reidsville, N.C.
Mrs. Gertrude Maynard, Reidsville, N.C.
Mrs. Gertrude Maynard and her family are pictured in one of the bedrooms in their house.
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Mrs. Emma Mitchell
In Tobacco bag stringing: Life and labor in the Depression, page 2.9
MITCHELL, MRS. EMMA, (colored), aged 44; husband 58; have ten children, all of whom live with them at Reidsville, N.C. INCOME: Their income depends on farming and bag stringing. They raise practically all their food and only have to buy about $8.00 worth a...
Mrs. Emma Mitchell, Reidsville, N.C.
Mrs. Emma Mitchell, Reidsville, N.C.
Mrs. Emma Mitchell and her family are pictured standing on the front porch of their house.
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Mrs. Kuhn, North Wilkesboro, N.C.
Mrs. Kuhn, North Wilkesboro, N.C.
Mrs. Kuhn, North Wilkesboro, N.C., pictured seated while stringing bags in the interior of her house. Her husband's wheelchair is visible in the background.
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A technological tour of the Biltmore Estate
This tour of “America's Castle” explains the technological features George Vanderbilt incorporated into his turn-of-the-century home.
Format: series (multiple pages)
Mrs. W.H. Bryant, Wilkes County, N.C.
Mrs. W.H. Bryant, Wilkes County, N.C.
Mrs. W.H. Bryant and seven children are pictured in the bedroom in their home. One of the children holds a baby in her lap.
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Protest at Piedmont Leaf Tobacco Company, 1946
Protest at Piedmont Leaf Tobacco Company, 1946
Strikers from United Tobacco Workers Local 22 union on the picket line.
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Mrs. Zora Jarvis, Wilkes County, N.C.
Mrs. Zora Jarvis, Wilkes County, N.C.
Mrs. Zora Jarvis and a small child are pictured seated on a couch.
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Tying tobacco
Tying tobacco
Three women work at tying tobacco.
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Mrs. Emma Cleary, Wilkes County, N.C.
Mrs. Emma Cleary, Wilkes County, N.C.
The Cleary family is pictured standing in front of a stone wall. All of the family members hold tobacco bags.
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Loaded donkeys climbing a trail
Loaded donkeys climbing a trail
Donkeys with loads of goods on their back walk up a narrow trail in the mountains of Nepal. Animals such as donkeys are used in addition to human labor for carrying goods across the mountains in Nepal, particularly in areas where transport by car, bus, or...
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Mrs. Eugenia Allen, Reidsville, N.C.
Mrs. Eugenia Allen, Reidsville, N.C.
Mrs. Eugenia Allen is pictured seated on a bed in her house. One of her grandchildren is pictured in front of the bed on a tricycle.
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