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Red Hills and Cotton, An Upcountry Memory
Red Hills and Cotton An Upcountry Memory Author:Ben Robertson About Ben Robertson ~ There is a fraternity, world-wide yet nitimate, non-selective yet always congenial. It owns no property, has no recorded rolls, has never elected an officer, or adopted constitution, by-laws or ritual. Yet it includes such persons and personages as Lady Astor and cotton-mill hands, maharajahs and colored sharecroppers, Ed M... more »urrow and London charwomen.
Its nucleus is in the college village of Clemson, South Carolina, but its members, male and female, come from the ends of the earth. They recognize each otehr at the mention of a name and usually become fast friends from the moment it is mentioned.
I have attended meetings of the fraternity, where two or more were gathered, in a drug store in South Carolina, in a tent in Normandy, in a boxcar on a Russian railroad.
The fraternity is The Friends of Ben Robertson.« less