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The Great Depression: Jess Reynolds, a Depression era teenager

As told by Jess Reynolds to Wilbur Bush

In an interview with Jess Reynolds on Sept. 29, 2003, and talking about the years 1928-35, Jess Reynolds said, “Dad raised tobacco for a year. There wasn’t any price support. At the tobacco harvest, Dad took the tobacco to Weston and only received one cent to two cents per pound for it.”

Jess, now 87, was a young teenager at the time

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