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Young, Mazie

One of Mazie Young’s quilts
One of Mazie Young’s quilts

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Resident of Troy, SC (Greenwood County) and mother of fox hunter Wes Young. Grew up on farm, helped husband riase hogs, make molasses, cure pork. Also a prolific quilter. Interview conducted by Anne Kimzey.

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bullet icon Working on a farm (00:48)

bullet icon Working at the mill (00:59)

bullet icon Necessity of hog killing (03:00)

bullet icon Sugar vs. salt curing (01:35)

She and her husband decided to cure two hogs with different methods to see which one was better

bullet icon Different weather (00:57)

bullet icon Lived off land (02:09)

The family survived by hunting, fishing, and farming

bullet icon Church homecoming (00:38)

bullet icon Quilting (01:37)

bullet icon Senior quilting group (01:35)

bullet icon Making molasses (02:22)

bullet icon Making gingerbread (00:44)

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