Talk about Trouble

Talk about Trouble

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Talk about Trouble presents 61 Writers' Project life histories that depict Virginia men and women, both blacks and whites, and offer a cross-section of ages, occupations, experiences, and cultural and class backgrounds. Headnotes set the context for each life history and introduce people and themes that link individual events and experiences.18 FIVE CENT BAGS OF SMOKING TOBACCO Measurements of strip of unbleached cotton that makes the bag: 3 1/2aquot; x 5 3/8aquot; ... There are two men in the grocery business here, so jealous and envious of each other, they would rather go in the red [and] give their time ... to be six per cent profit, and grocers are told not to undersell or put on prices which do not bring that a#39;living wage, a#39; as it might be called.

Title:Talk about Trouble
Author:Nancy J. Martin-Perdue, Charles L. Perdue
Publisher:Univ of North Carolina Press - 1996


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