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Benjamin Atkinson

Benjamin Atkinson

(1921-2000) lived in Greenfield in Weakley County
The Race is On!!!
wood carving, 9.25 x 12 x 4.25 inches, 2002.48.5

This whimsical wood carving depicts a doctor swiftly running with a stork flying ahead. Atkinson was interviewed on August 16, 1985 as part of the Folklife Program at the University of Tennessee at Martin; the recording (Oral History Tape 045) is available at the Paul Meek Library Special Collections at UT-Martin.

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