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Hard Rubber and Hard Times:

David R. Bush

in I Fear I Shall Never Leave This Island

Published by University Press of Florida

Published in print October 2011 | ISBN: 9780813037448
Published online May 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780813042305 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5744/florida/9780813037448.003.0006
Hard Rubber and Hard Times:

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This chapter focuses on how the prisoners were able to create very fashionable pieces of hard rubber jewelry for their loved ones. Sources of hard rubber are discussed and the process for carving these items is outlined. The archaeological record is instrumental in providing the information necessary for interpreting the production of all the various types of jewelry created within the prison compound.

Keywords: chart rule; conspiracy; tornado; medicine; rations; rat hunts

Chapter.  27351 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Military History

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