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Childersburg (vicinity), Alabama. May 1941. Mrs. Dutch Gross, who with her husband has opened a lunch room at Kymulga, near an entrance to the new powder plant. Jack Delano. Photograph, 1941. (LC-USF34-44423-D).

Federal Writer Stetson Kennedy recalls interviewing people in their Florida homes over a glass of beer. After establishing rapport, he would tell them "their lives were so interesting they should be written down. Most people agreed and the more notes you took, the better they liked it."


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