U.S.S.R. no place for Va. farmer in 1962

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Posted: August 19, 2013

The Winchester Star

Harry Jones (left) enjoys a family dinner in this undated photo that he took with him to the Soviet Union in 1962. When the Russians saw the silver-plated pitcher on the table, they assumed Jones was rich.

Editor’s note: The 59th annual Clarke County Fair ended Saturday. Harry Jones, a former longtime fair volunteer, reminisces in this article about a trip he took to the U.S.S.R. in 1962 on a goodwill…



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