EDWARD JULIA LEMELLE GORDWIN: And then here come a man through the community saying that a refinery . . . He was looking at everything and he said, "Y'all could be rich here if you just had the money to put up oil fields." And he say, "Anywhere you see marshy land with lot of pine cones and pine trees, you have lots of oil." I remember it was in the ’40s. Now around here the refineries kill all our stuff.