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  • Stanley Family

    Records and research related to the Stanley family in Surry County, NC
  • Interview with Ruby Hardy Stanley

    Interview done as part of an oral history project for Surry County Historical Society. Stanley, who is a white woman, grew up in Shoals on a farm. Discusses life growing up and her extended family, including grandparents. Discusses how her grandmother was 13 when she was married. Talks about growing up with very little, particularly during the Great Depression and generally how life worked in the rural part of Surry County, including seeing a doctor and the division of labor in the household. Interview is in two parts.