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Upon her retirement in 1990, Rocky Mount native Mary Williams Barnes wrote her memoirs about growing up on her parents' tobacco farm in the 1930s and 1940s. Titled \"Tom and Betsy's Family,\" the book chronicles the importance of tobacco farming to the area, how family life occurred on a rural tobacco farm, and the vernacular history past down from generation to generation in the area.