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Tobacco Bag Stringing in North Carolina and Virginia

Tobacco bag stringing may not be familiar to most people today, as it has not been practiced by any significant number of individuals for decades. In the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, a number of families throughout the tobacco-rich regions of North Carolina and Virginia made extra money by sewing drawstrings into cotton tobacco bags. Visitors can learn about this practice and its...

https://dc.lib.unc.edu/cdm/landingpage/collection/tobacco_ba...