Interesting note about the author!
Mary P. McKinney was one of the writers that traveled in Alabama, recording life in the Great Depression under the WPA Program. Her grandparents G.M.D. Turner and Mary Diana Winthrow Turner were Semmes pioneers moving to Semmes in 1900.
www.alabamapioneers.com publishes a newsletter that has some of the articles on Alabama History that were written in depression period of time as well as other interesting historic articles.
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