Anders Family
David Asbel Anders with
Jim and Tina Smith Anders

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Rufus and Florence Hall Owen Family in 1947
Rufus and Florence Hall Owen and children

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Transylvania County, NC 

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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," Spencer Mull

"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 Corp.