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Excerpt from Oral History Interview with Renee Lee, December 19, 1999. Interview K-0284. Southern Oral History Program Collection (#4007) See Entire Interview >>

Vast flood damage in Lee's home

Renee Lee describes photographs of flood damage. She describes extensive damage: "looks like to me someone just backed up a dump truck of mud and had a party." The loss of most of her property was particularly acute because she owned it all. Her frustration hints at the flood's assault on self-sufficiency.

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Oral History Interview with Renee Lee, December 19, 1999. Interview K-0284. 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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