Appalachian History » But there was a class, and they were the poor white trash

Posted: January 25, 2013 by ron1043 in Uncategorized

“There was a class that were ignorant and no-account. They never had much of a chance; you’ve got to say that for them. Once in awhile, one of them would sort of pull himself up by his bootstraps and make something of himself. He’d work hard enough and not give everything to his no-account relatives.”

junked car, Ashe County, NC

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