Storing Food in a Pit

Mrs. Leland Hall>UIS Collection H-I>UIS Collection H-I, Segment 2

Storing Food in a Pit,

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Description of outside storage pit construction. Dug pit on well-drained, south-facing land, lined pit with straw. Mother covered straw & this pit with gunny sacks or carpet scrap & places vegetables in pit. Pit covered by corn shocks, gunny sacks, & scraps of carpet.