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Barbara Selien from South Boston, friend of Flossie Hayward with Flossie's son Edwin III, circa 1920 on Franklin Street across from their house. The charcoal pit is in the background.

Traditional wood pile used to make charcoal. It took weeks of burning slowly to turn the wood pile into charcoal. A tent can be seen where the man attending the fire slept. Someone had to be there 24 hours a day.
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