A look at better days in the Palmetto State

Annie Laurie Jones Smith

Like the Golden Tamarind, photographs of my grandmother are rare. This is a photograph of her high school graduating class. It is the only picture of my grandmother I have.

She is on the front row, second from the right, clearly the Belle of the Ball.

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Palmetto Pathos is an examination of a Southern family in Spartanburg County, SC from their arrival in the 1750's to the present. We post images of photos, letters, and minutiae that accumulated as a family has stayed in one place over the past two hundred and fifty years.


One Response to “Annie Laurie Jones Smith”

  1. […] I don’t know that much about my Grandmother, as she died before I was born, but I know she was a nurse. At this time my Grandfather was in the trucking business and on the road a lot, so Annie Laurie would have driven herself to work and to take care of the business of the household.  I posted a rare photo of her in this post. […]

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