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Identifier: successwithsmall80roee
Title: Success with small fruits
Year: 1880 (1880s)
Authors: Roe, Edward Payson, 1838-1888
Subjects: Berries
Publisher: New York : Dodd, Mead
Contributing Library: UMass Amherst Libraries
Digitizing Sponsor: Boston Library Consortium Member Libraries

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Making Crates. But many cannot resistthe rollicking music back ofthe paying booth. Threesable musicians form theorchestra, and from a bassviol, fiddle, and fife they extract melody that, with all its short-coming,would make a deacon wish to dance. Any one, white or black, can. Exterior of Factory. 144 Success with Small Fruits. purchase the privilege of keeping step to the music for two cents, or onestrawberry ticket. Business was superb, and every shade of color andcharacter was represented. In the vernacular of the farm, the mulatto girlsare called strawberry blondes, and one that would have attracted atten-tion anywhere was led out by a droll, full-blooded negro, who would havemade the fortune of a minstrel troupe. She was tall and willowy. Aprofusion of dark hair curled about an oval face, not too dark to prevent afaint color of the strawberry from glowing in her cheeks. She wore neitherhat nor shoes, but was as unembarrassed, apparently, in her one close-fitting garment, as could

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