Feel the warmth of the South, the
love the farmers had for their land, children, neighbors and friends by
stepping back into the past of the 1930’s and 40’s. See how the farmers, their wives, and
children lived when tobacco was king.
Laugh at the humor. Sit in their
church during Sunday services and feel the inspiration. Experience life before radio and television;
find out how tobacco was cured; and the impact of Camp
Campbell, now Fort
Campbell, Kentucky, on this
Learn why the farmers were respected
and the coexistence of blacks and whites when racial tensions ran rampant in
other areas. Learn about the economic
interdependence of Montgomery County
and Camp Campbell,
written in an engaging, informative flowing style.
The black farmers in Woodlawn,
Tennessee formed an isolated enclave of
hard working families who worked their land and worshipped together in a church
that was the core of their community.
American students should know the rich history of that era.
The author’s grandfather was a
black farmer in Woodlawn. She has
first-hand knowledge of farm life since she was born on his farm and lived in
the community the first five years of her life.