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John and Sarah Easton, with their sixteen-year-old twin girls, live in a one-room filling station near Wilson. It was once painted white but now is a weatherbeaten gray. The top bricks have fallen from the jaunty flue and the tin roof shows numerous patches here and there. The steps sag and the whole place looks neglected but clean. In the yard is clean bare sand but over on one side is a weed-grown flower bed.  >>more...>>

Title:     You're Gonna Have Lace Curtains
Author:    Hicks, Mary A., and Willis S. Harrison
Date:     May, 1939

Publisher:     The University of North Carolina Press
Type:     Life Narrative

Listed Under:
Agricultural Labor
South, The

Notes:     Originally Published in The Federal Writers' Project: These Are Our Lives, Chapel Hill, The University of North Carolina Press, 1939, p. 3.