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1900

The first time the word "hillbilly" was used in print, in a New York newspaper

Other events that happened on or around 1900

1915

The word "hillbilly" appeared in the title of a Harper's Monthly travel article, "Hobnobbing with Hillbillies"

Other events that happened on or around 1915

1970

James Dickey's novel, Deliverance, made the term "hillbilly" sinister

Other events that happened on or around 1970

1972

Deliverance was made into a movie, furthering hillbilly stereotypes

Other events that happened on or around 1972


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