Margaret Rowlett

Margaret Rowlett (1897-1963) was born in North Carolina, where she attended school in a log house, picked cotton, and by age 14 worked for three dollars a week in a rag mill. "Cricket," a young girl who appears in Rowlett's books and fabric designs, was based partially on Rowlett's childhood ("Cricket" was a nickname given Rowlett by an uncle). Rowlett graduated from Woman's College (now the University of North Carolina at Greensboro, or UNCG) in 1925, received her ... more on Wikipedia

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