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Great Depression resulted in many moving north for jobs
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After the Great Depression and during World War II people were looking for places to work, there were few jobs here in Tennessee so people began to go north to find jobs. There were so many leaving the south and going to Detroit, Michigan to look for work. Your writer was one who went to Detroit, worked several years and then returned to my home in this beautiful Dry Creek valley.

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