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[Group arrives at the Molasses stir-off] (Photograph)

[Group arrives at the Molasses stir-off]

Photograph of a large group of friends and neighbors arriving at the molasses stir-off in Cumberland Gap, Tennessee. People would come from miles around to participate in the Molasses Making Stir-off every year. The stir-off was held either on the farm of Fred Whitaker about four miles southwest of Cumberland Gap, or on the farm of Baptist preacher the Rev. Hugh Vancel in Cumberland Gap proper. Narrative by Junebug Clark: Additional photos and information can be found in the pdf document "Joe Clark HBSS LIFE Magazine Photos" page 20. Also, November 13, 1950. Life Magazine pages 156-160. Stir-off Time in Tennessee. Fun Starts in Hills as Molasses Boils. People would come from miles around to participate in the Molasses Making Stir-off every year. The stir-off was held either on the farm of Fred Whitaker about four miles southwest of Cumberland Gap, or on the farm of Baptist preacher the Rev. Hugh Vancel in Cumberland Gap proper. Photo by: Joe Clark, HBSS.

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Clark, Joe. [Arriving at the Stir-off], photograph, 194u; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc286479/m1/2/: accessed December 15, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Special Collections.

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