11 year-old is a fast cotton picker. Wilson Times, 18 September 1896. I’m speechless. [William W. Graves, by the way, was a wealthy young farmer whose landholdings were in the Evansdale area between Wilson and Stantonsburg.] Share this:TwitterEmailFacebookPrintMoreTumblrLike this:Like Loading...
So we see from this “entry” that print media was about more than reporting news.
It was — perhaps principally — about upholding and reinforcing hegemony.