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Carol Boggess

Print publication date: 2017

Print ISBN-13: 9780813174181

Published to Kentucky Scholarship Online: May 2018

DOI: 10.5810/kentucky/9780813174181.001.0001

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A Place to Begin

A Place to Begin

(p.3) 1 A Place to Begin
James Still

Carol Boggess

University Press of Kentucky

James Still was born July 16, 1906, in Chambers County, Alabama. This chapter provides background on his parents, J. Alex Still and Lonie Lindsey, and a brief discussion of the family genealogy. His early childhood was typical of large farming families at the beginning of the twentieth century in the rural South. The family moved from place to place within the county. While working with his sisters in the field, the boy learned the value of storytelling..

Keywords:   Chambers County Alabama, twentieth century, family, farming, rural South, storytelling

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