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dc.contributor.authorScott, Thomas, Allan (1943 -)
dc.identifier.citationInterview with Harvey E. Durham and Bessie H. Durham, 1987-05-20, Cobb County oral history series, Kennesaw State University Oral History Project, 1973- , KSU/45/05/001, Kennesaw State University Archives.en_US
dc.descriptionHarvey E. Durham and Bessie H. Durham were both born in Acworth, GA near Mars Hill Road. Harvey Durham was born into a farming family and continued to work in agriculture for many years. His main crop was cotton but also involved in dairy farming and raising cattle. Harvey also worked as a rural mail carrier and a timber buyer. Harvey and Bessie married around the 1930s and had four children. This oral history interview covers a variety of topics, including education during the early twentieth century, agriculture, the cotton crop, and the Durham family's biological relationship to Mary Phagan, whose death resulted in the lynching of Leo Frank in 1915.en_US
dc.description.abstractOral history interview with Harvey E. Durham and Bessie H. Durham. The Durhams were Acworth natives and successful farmers.en_US
dc.publisherKennesaw State University Archivesen_US
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dc.subjectCobb County (Ga.)en_US
dc.subjectOral histories.en_US
dc.subjectAcworth (Ga.)--History.en_US
dc.subjectAcworth (Ga.)en_US
dc.subjectCobb County (Ga.)--History.en_US
dc.titleInterview with Harvey E. Durham and Bessie H. Durhamen_US

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  • Cobb County Oral History Series
    The Cobb County Oral History Series was conducted by Thomas Scott, Professor of History at Kennesaw State University, and others, of prominent citizens of Cobb County, Georgia. The series was started in 1978 and interviews are still being conducted. The interviewees were people of various backgrounds from Cobb, Cherokee, Paulding, Bartow, Gordon, and Fulton counties.
  • North and Northwest Georgia Regional History
    Oral histories pertaining to history of North and Northwest Georgia.

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