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1950's Swain County Extension Homemakers making brooms

1950’s Swain County Extension Homemakers making brooms

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Community Club Ladies (Swain County)

Community Club Ladies (Swain County)

A group of ladies gathered for a canning demonstration at Roxie McClure's home. Pictured: Lou Chambers, Martha Anthony, Lydia Crisp, Maudie Earley with daughter, Ida Kirkland with daughter, Grandmother Woody, Mary Crisp, Tina Kirkland, Kate Shook, Mossie Kirkland, Hattie Kirkland with son, Hazel McClure, Edna Anthony, Allie Anthony. Back row: John Chambers (Along the River: People and Places ~ Duane Oliver)

A group of ladies gathered for a canning demonstration at Roxie McClure’s home.
Pictured: Lou Chambers, Martha Anthony, Lydia Crisp, Maudie Earley with daughter, Ida Kirkland with daughter, Grandmother Woody, Mary Crisp, Tina Kirkland, Kate Shook, Mossie Kirkland, Hattie Kirkland with son, Hazel McClure, Edna Anthony, Allie Anthony. Back row: John Chambers (Along the River: People and Places ~ Duane Oliver)

Brush Creek Homemakers (from around 1958). Little boys in the front are Sammy Marr (L) and Danny Marr (R). Ladies from (L-R): Ruth Barnes, Dorothy Marr, Bana Barnes, Mrs. Green, Lottie Hyde and Vinnie Marr.

Brush Creek Homemakers (from around 1958).
Little boys in the front are Sammy Marr (L) and Danny Marr (R). Ladies from (L-R): Ruth Barnes, Dorothy Marr, Bana Barnes, Mrs. Green, Lottie Hyde and Vinnie Marr.

1939-1940s. Families were able to make  mattresses for their own use.

1939-1940s. Families were able to make mattresses for their own use.

1939-1940s. Families were able to make  mattresses for their own use.

1939-1940s. Families were able to make mattresses for their own use.

June 1960 - Jr. Dress Revue (L-R) Susan Lyday 3rd place, Betty Jean Chickililie 2nd Place, Jessie Greyer 1st Place.

June 1960 – Jr. Dress Revue (L-R) Susan Lyday 3rd place, Betty Jean Chickililie 2nd Place, Jessie Greyer 1st Place.

Swedish Darning

Swedish Darning

Cellar of canned goods

Cellar of canned goods

June 1968 Brush Creek Club Housecoats for Hospital. (L-R) Flora Lavis, Ruth Burnette, Margeret Allison, Pansi Deal (Home Demonstration Agent)

June 1968 Brush Creek Club Housecoats for Hospital. (L-R) Flora Lavis, Ruth Burnette, Margeret Allison, Pansi Deal (Home Demonstration Agent)

Brush Creek Homemakers Club. (L-R front) Bob Marr, Allen Marr Jr., Dorthy Marr, Ruth Douthit, Margie Blanton, Pansy Deal, Polly Welch, Jessie Burnette. (back row) Dess Marr, Essie Freeman, unknown

Brush Creek Homemakers Club. (L-R front) Bob Marr, Allen Marr Jr., Dorthy Marr, Ruth Douthit, Margie Blanton, Pansy Deal, Polly Welch, Jessie Burnette. (back row) Dess Marr, Essie Freeman, unknown