Names and locations were
changed in the stories, but they were actually set
in Brevard, Transylvania County, NC and were based
on interviews by A. T. Long 1939, American Life
Histories, Manuscripts from the Federal Writers
Project 1936 - 1940.
"Up Hominy Creek," Marson
Baynard and Family
"Jack Gallup: Meat Clerk,"
"Schoolmaster and Explorer,"
Samuel P. Verner
"Life in a Small Mountain
Town," Brevard, Transylvania Tanning
Company, Wheeler Hosiery Mill, Pisgah Cotton
Mill, Carr Lumber Company, Ecusta Paper