Pulling the Sack in Fisher County Texas

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The Journey of Migrants Experiencing the Harvest of King Cotton Before the Introduction of the Cotton Stripper

BY:JIM LANNING

Scene set on Prairie Lea, TX High School football field:

Joselyn: On my graduation day from Prairie Lea High School, I wore a new dress under my graduation robe--; a slender skirt instead of the ‘50’s-style full skirt with lots of can-can petticoats. I wanted to cut my hair short so I can have a bouffant-style like all the girls I saw on the Southwest Texas State Teachers College campus in San Marcos; but my grandmother threw a fit!! “Not your beautiful long hair, Mia!”, she said

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