Tag Archives: Pack Square

Working Class Family Behind the Big House: Asbury, Ella, and Their Children: 1907-1918

Living Large and Small: Class and Difference on an In-town Estate This post examines the place where Asbury and Ella lived with their family for fifteen years after 1907, and seeks to employ the resulting narrative–which arches across race, class, and culture–to understand a … Continue reading

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Asheville as “The Land of the Sky”: A Novel, and a Phrase That Stuck

One of a three-part series, best read in order: 1.  Asheville as “The Land of the Sky”: The Novel, and a Phrase That Stuck 2. “The Land of the Sky”: A Brief Guide to the Novel and Its Moment 3. “The … Continue reading

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