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The General Store
An Oral History
Jane C. Beck




Vermont Folklife Center
1988 • 48 pp. 22 illus. 6 x 9"
American History

$7.95 Paperback, 978-0-934720-23-6



A sentimental remembering of life in the traditional Vermont general store in the early part of the 20th century

The general store was a social center in many towns; a source of news and gossip, as well as supplies. This book combines history, stories told by storekeepers, and photos for a fascinating account of this quintessential rural institution.



JANE C. BECK is author of several books including The Gulley. She is a graduate of Middlebury College with advanced degrees from the University of Pennsylvania, and she served as the Executive Director of The Vermont Folklife Center in Middlebury, Vermont.



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