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From: "Virginia Lee" <>
Subject: Re: [ARIZARD] Picking cotton? - Bernie
Date: Fri, 01 Feb 2008 22:11:04 -0500
Bernie,Sister: Just had to kid you about the term bottoms.........
The "bottoms" cover different areas and are so called because they are rich
river bottom lands. The areas are Leachville, Monette, Jonesboro, Black
Rock, Black Oak.
As a kid,I know people went to the "bottoms" to pick or chop cotton for the
farmers who would hire them.(until time,usually Sept, to come back to the
"hills" in time for the children in the families to start a new term of
The folks who lived in the "hills" ( Ozark foothills ) called these lowland
farms the "bottoms". The folks in the bottoms called the areas of Sharp,
Izard County etc, "the hills".
So to know where your Frances was buried in the "bottoms" you will have to
have a specific location as all these towns mentioned were called "the
bottoms". Counties would be Craighead, Mississippi, parts of Lawrence would
be considered the bottoms.
Its about time you got yourself back on the list again !
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