Johnny Cash’s mother, Carrie Cash, cooked for a family with seven children on a wood stove in a kitchen with no electricity. …A pantry with shelves stored staples and canned goods.
…In the dining room, an aqua ice box with white doors sat near a mahogany table with ornate pedestal legs carved into lion heads. The table was one of Mrs. Cash’s treasured possessions. At the windows, she hung lace.
We know these details because we visited Cash’s boyhood home in Dyess, Arkansas, restored by Arkansas State University and opened to the public in August.
Read more at Memphis Magazine.