Great Granny's Version of Shakespeare

TitleGreat Granny's Version of Shakespeare
Publication TypeMagazine Article
Year of Publication1986
AuthorsBush, Florence Cope
MagazineSmoky Mountain Historical Society Newsletter
Issue Number3
Date Publishedautumn
SubjectsMountain life

Describes the process of clothes washing in the days before washboards, when women used "battlin' sticks." Includes a photograph of two women in Wears Valley, one with a washboard and the other with a battlin' stick.


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