The Mountain Laurel
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Life Stories and Memories

Child of the 1920's

A series of articles written by Grace Cash of Flowery Branch, Georgia. The stories will touch your heart as you read of this young girl's life growing up on a farm in the mountain foothills of Georgia during the 1920's.

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Big Meeting In August August, 1987 Written by Grace Cash
A Girl Plow Hand September, 1987 Written by Grace Cash
Halloween Carnival at the Schoolhouse October, 1987 Written by Grace Cash
Grandpa's Thanksgiving Squirrel November, 1987 Written by Grace Cash
A Christmas Tree in the 1920's December, 1987 Written by Grace Cash
Uncle Charlie January, 1988 Written by Grace Cash
Winter Of Influenza January, 1988 Written by Grace Cash
Show People Find Their Way To Chestnut Mountain April, 1988 Written by Grace Cash
Mama's Last Baby At Papa's Place May, 1988 Written by Grace Cash
1927: Miss Essie's Seventh Grade Class October, 1988 Written by Grace Cash
A Dancer and the Watkins Man Come To Our House October, 1988 Written by Grace Cash
Papa's Obsession With Education November, 1988 Written by Grace Cash
Christmas At Papa's Place December, 1988 Written by Grace Cash
Cotton Farming in the 1920's January, 1989 Written by Grace Cash
The First World War and Other Fireside Tales January, 1989 Written by Grace Cash
Our Only Cow February, 1989 Written by Grace Cash
The Book Peddler September, 1989 Written by Grace Cash
Typhoid Fever October, 1989 Written by Grace Cash
The Temptation of Factory Hill November, 1989 Written by Grace Cash
From the Farm to the Silk Mill December, 1989 Written by Grace Cash
1942-44: From the Silk Mill to a War Job January, 1990 Written by Grace Cash
1931-1936: The Wasted Years February, 1990 Written by Grace Cash
1926: Easter Sunday in a North Georgia Village April, 1990 Written by Grace Cash
The White Horse Ghosts June, 1990 Written by Grace Cash
1930's: Saturday Afternoon in Town July, 1990 Written by Grace Cash
The 1930'S: Set-Aside Days in the Country September, 1990 Written by Grace Cash
Papa's Farm Tools March, 1991 Written by Grace Cash
1940-1969: Chicken Houses in the Foothills of the Blue Ridge April, 1991 Written by Grace Cash
1925-26: Spending the Night in Southern Appalachian Farmhouses July, 1991 Written by Grace Cash
1931-1932: Two Shoats For The Doctor Bill August, 1991 Written by Grace Cash

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