"Cassie, We are Going to Lose it All": Remembrances of the Great Depression -- How It Really was on a Tobacco Farm 1987

Creator
Chamblee, D. S. (Douglas Scales)
Size
0.01 linear feet (1 folder)
Call number
MSS 00021
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Remembrances, 1987, of life in rural North Carolina in the 1930s and early 1940s by Douglas S. Chamblee, Ph.D. These recollections were compiled for presentation at the 50th reunion of the Wakelon High School Class of 1937. Wakelon High School is in Zebulon, North Carolina. Chamblee described tobacco farming, people he knew, mules he knew, the tenant farming system, everyday experiences during the Great Depression, pastimes during the depression, accidents, school and college experiences, and other topics.

Douglas S. Chamblee graduated from Wakelon High School in Zebulon, North Carolina, in 1937. He entered North Carolina State College (later North Carolina State University) in 1939 and graduated in 1943. Chamblee joined the faculty of North Carolina State College as an instructor in the Agronomy Department in forage management and physiology in 1943. He earned his M.S. at N.C. State and then obtained a leave of absence for the Ph.D. degree at Iowa State (1949).

Language

English

Biographical/historical note

Douglas S. Chamblee graduated from Wakelon High School in Zebulon, North Carolina, in 1937. He entered North Carolina State College (later North Carolina State University) in 1939 and graduated in 1943. Chamblee joined the faculty of North Carolina State College as an instructor in the Agronomy Department in forage management and physiology in 1943. He earned his M.S. at N.C. State and then obtained a leave of absence for the Ph.D. degree at Iowa State (1949).

Scope/content

Reflections, 1987, on life in rural North Carolina in the 1930s and early 1940s by Douglas S. Chamblee, Ph.D. These recollections were compiled for presentation at the 50th reunion of the Wakelon High School Class of 1937. Wakelon High School is in Zebulon, North Carolina. Remembrances, 1987, of life in rural North Carolina in the 1930s and early 1940s by Douglas S. Chamblee, Ph.D. These recollections were compiled for presentation at the 50th reunion of the Wakelon High School Class of 1937. Wakelon High School is in Zebulon, North Carolina. Chamblee described tobacco farming, people he knew, mules he knew, the tenant farming system, everyday experiences during the Great Depression, pastimes during the depression, accidents, school and college experiences, and other topics.

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Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], "Cassie, We are Going to Lose it All": Remembrances of the Great Depression -- How It Really was on a Tobacco Farm, MSS 00021, Special Collections Research Center, North Carolina State University Libraries, Raleigh, NC

Processing information

Processed by Linda Sellars, 2009 September; updated by Susan C. Rodriguez, 2015 November.

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Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], "Cassie, We are Going to Lose it All": Remembrances of the Great Depression -- How It Really was on a Tobacco Farm, MSS 00021, Special Collections Research Center, North Carolina State University Libraries, Raleigh, NC

Use of these materials

The nature of the NCSU Libraries' Special Collections means that copyright or other information about restrictions may be difficult or even impossible to determine despite reasonable efforts. The NCSU Libraries claims only physical ownership of most Special Collections materials.

The materials from our collections are made available for use in research, teaching, and private study, pursuant to U.S. Copyright law. The user must assume full responsibility for any use of the materials, including but not limited to, infringement of copyright and publication rights of reproduced materials. Any materials used for academic research or otherwise should be fully credited with the source.

This collection may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal or state right to privacy laws and regulations. Researchers are advised that the disclosure of certain information pertaining to identifiable living individuals represented in this collection without the consent of those individuals may have legal ramifications (e.g., a cause of action under common law for invasion of privacy may arise if facts concerning an individual's private life are published that would be deemed highly offensive to a reasonable person) for which North Carolina State University assumes no responsibility.