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Cotton to the Doorstep: Gardening and Food Storage in the Early 20th-Century Southeast (2016)
DOCUMENT Citation Only Sunshine Thomas.

Early 20th-century southeastern farmers with the means to do so diversified and adopted the materials and methods of farm modernization. Poorer families grew cash crops almost exclusively, detrimental to their garden spaces and their wellbeing. Archaeologists have measured modernization, in part, through the presence of glass storageware. However, the act of storing gardened and gathered foods did not necessarily require modern materials or methods. Materials changed through time, but in many...