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Interview done as part of an oral history project for Surry County Historical Society. Jackson, who is a white woman, recalls attending a one room school and later attended Copeland High School which she graduated from in 1926. Grew up on a farm in Siloam and reminisces about the various crops raised and picking fruit in the family's orchards. Also recalls about medical care in the rural area and how scary it was when someone got sick. Attended Greensboro College and became a teacher after graduation. Remembers fellow students at Greensboro College who had to quit because their parents couldn't afford tuition during the Depression. Her husband worked at Oak Ridge National Laboratory.

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