Roadside Crosses in Contemporary Memorial Culture

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In this study of roadside crosses, the first of its kind, Holly Everett presents the history of these unique commemoratives and their relationship to contemporary memorial culture. The meaning of these markers is presented in the words of grieving parents, high school students, public officials, and private individuals whom the author interviewed during her fieldwork in Texas.

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viii, 145 p. : ill.

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Everett, Holly J. 2002.

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In this study of roadside crosses, the first of its kind, Holly Everett presents the history of these unique commemoratives and their relationship to contemporary memorial culture. The meaning of these markers is presented in the words of grieving parents, high school students, public officials, and private individuals whom the author interviewed during her fieldwork in Texas.

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viii, 145 p. : ill.

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Everett, Holly J. Roadside Crosses in Contemporary Memorial Culture, book, 2002; Denton, Texas. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc701352/: accessed August 19, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Press.