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Interview with Emily Barnes Porter

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Interview with Emily Barnes Porter

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An interview of Oconee County resident Emily Barnes Porter conducted in November 2013. She moved to the county in 1934. She grew up in a farming family and recounted her experience with a rattlesnake. She recounts her father's work with the Civilian Conservation Corp under President Franklin D. Roosevelt. She notes changes in Oconee in terms of the change from dirt to paved roads.

Publication Date

11-2013

Publisher

Oconee Historical Society

City

Watkinsville, Georgia

Keywords

Oconee County, Georgia, oral history

Disciplines

Cultural History | United States History

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Interview with Emily Barnes Porter

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