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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Title Created Date Author
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
1925: A Visit to the "Big House" September, 1991 Written by Grace Cash
1935: Singing School At Chestnut Mountain October, 1991 Written by Grace Cash
1920-1930: Handmade Coffins and Home-Grown Flowers April, 1992 Written by Grace Cash
1925: Memories of a Salt-Cured Ham July, 1992 Written by Grace Cash
1921: Learning To Be Thankful December, 1995 Written by Grace Cash
1929: Mother's Day At Our Sharecropper Houses March, 1996 Written by Grace Cash
1925: Spending the Night With Grandpa and Grandma June, 1996 Written by Grace Cash

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