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Viola Jefferson, photographed in 1938 on Hamlin Rd. in Mt. Pleasant by Bluford Muir (active 1940s.) Courtesy of USDA Forest Service. Reproduced Dale Rosengarten, “Babylon Is Falling: The State of the Art of Sweetgrass Basketry.” Southern Cultures 24, no. 2 (2018): 98-124.

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