Shared Photo: Gussie Rothell

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Grandma Gussie is taking a break from her hard work.  They lived on a very small farm in the South and did not have modern conveniences.  Her cooking stove was wood burning.  Transportation was a mule and wagon for Grandpa Thomas.  She didn't have time to leave home.  

I wanted to share this family photo of Gussie Rothell with the community. Location: Liberty, Pickens, South Carolina. Date: 1950.
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in The Tree House by Joan Landreth G2G6 Mach 2 (29.6k points)

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My Grandmother also used a wood cook stove. Sometimes I would like to go back to living like that. Thanks for sharing.
by John Noel G2G6 Pilot (759k points)
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I have felt the same way.  Except for the hardships, it was simple and uncomplicated.

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