The old Glenwood Range, 1906, was the heart of the whole community. It replaced "fireplace cooking" in Aunt Alice and Gladys' original stick and mud chimney. They acquired the stove from a wealthy white woman for whom they did laundry and other chores weekly. That woman built a larger kitchen with a hotel size range and cast this one away. The curator grew up with this fine range and many of these items in daily use. Crocks and iron pots, copper boilers and sad-irons--tools of domestic terror, filled the kitchens of all in the ancient rural South--often, still do...!
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new fangled 1920s ice-box & hand-cranked telephone