I am continuing my quotes from Oklahoma’s Centennial History, “You Know We Belong to the Land.” As Howard, Augusta’s son grew older, he was able to do more work and this gave her more time to paint and care for her mother, who died in 1920. “Augusta labored in relative obscurity, however, through the teens, 20s, 30s, and much of the 40s, she held the farm together during the difficult years of the Great Depression through hard work and frugality.

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