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Excerpt from Oral History Interview with Taylor Barnhill, November 29, 2000. Interview K-0245. Southern Oral History Program Collection (#4007) See Entire Interview >>

Enduring love for a changing rural world

Barnhill discusses the roots of his love of a rural lifestyle and discusses some of the changes that have taken place since his boyhood on a farm. Latinos have replaced black migrant farmers as the rural world's laboring class, in part because mechanization drove black workers north in the 1960s. Barnhill nostalgically recalls the "snow white" mules his uncle owned.

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Oral History Interview with Taylor Barnhill, November 29, 2000. Interview K-0245. Southern Oral History Program Collection (#4007) in the Southern Oral History Program Collection, Southern Historical Collection, Wilson Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

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