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Excerpt from Oral History Interview with Mattie Bell and Earl Cavenaugh, December 7, 1999. Interview K-0282. Southern Oral History Program Collection (#4007) See Entire Interview >>

Recalling changes in the farming industry

Earl Cavenaugh remembers his early farming days and reveals some of the changes that have taken place in the industry since then. His hogs roamed free in a nearby swamp and fattened themselves on acorns, and he raised his chickens at a more leisurely pace. Chicken tasted better back then, he maintains.

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Oral History Interview with Mattie Bell and Earl Cavenaugh, December 7, 1999. Interview K-0282. 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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