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Cedar Choppers Union Emblem Unisex t-shirt

Cedar Choppers Union Emblem Unisex t-shirt

Regular price $35.00 USD
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The legendary cedar choppers of the Texas Hill Country represent a unique and fascinating chapter in the state's history. During the late 19th and early 20th centuries, these rugged individuals and families lived a semi-nomadic lifestyle, harvesting the abundant Ashe juniper (often referred to as cedar) trees that covered the limestone hills of Central Texas. They were known for their hardy, self-sufficient way of life, which was closely tied to the land. Cedar choppers would cut down the trees, process them into posts and shingles, and then sell these goods for a living. This trade was crucial not only for the local economy, providing materials for fencing and building in the rapidly developing state, but also for the choppers' survival in the often harsh and isolated Hill Country. Despite facing stereotypes and misconceptions, the cedar choppers played a significant role in shaping the cultural and environmental landscape of Texas. Their legacy is a testament to the enduring spirit of independence and resilience in the face of changing times.

This t-shirt is everything you've dreamed of and more. It feels soft and lightweight, with the right amount of stretch. It's comfortable and flattering for all.

• 100% combed and ring-spun cotton (Heather colors contain polyester)
• Fabric weight: 4.2 oz./yd.² (142 g/m²)
• Pre-shrunk fabric
• Side-seamed construction
• Shoulder-to-shoulder taping
• Blank product sourced from Nicaragua, Mexico, Honduras, or the US

This product is made especially for you as soon as you place an order, which is why it takes us a bit longer to deliver it to you. Making products on demand instead of in bulk helps reduce overproduction, so thank you for making thoughtful purchasing decisions!

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