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9781469642031_UIPDF.pdf
Through text and photographs, Donald Saunders explores the history of the Rumple Presbyterian Church in Blowing Rock, NC, as well as its members from the Blowing Rock community.Download EPubUNC Press Print on Demand

9781469641331_UIPDF.pdf
This work is an interesting look at the history of Blowing Rock, North Carolina, a popular historic and tourist attraction, from its earliest settlers in the 1700s to the 1960s. The book includes images and a section titled "A Photographic Tapestry"…

111_tape492_RuthSouth_transcript_A.pdf
Ruth South talks about working with the NYA (National Youth Administration) under Roosevelt's New Deal policy and the classes she took on weaving. She has been weaving with homespun wool her whole life and sees homemade crafts as a very important…

111_tape353_EthelBurns_transcript_A.pdf
Ethel Burns grew up and eventually took over the Sunshine Inn, an establishment that housed "the summer people" or the upper-class tourists who came to Blowing Rock over the summer for vacation. They housed them and provided three meals a day for…

111_tape292_CarterRupard_transcript_A.pdf
Carter Rupard talks about growing up on a farm in Cove Creek with his many siblings. He says that they "lived better than we can now" and that "we hardly ever went to buy anything unless it would be a poke of flour ever once in awhile." His family…

105_vol3_1909_0101_0930_transcript_R.pdf
These diary entries range from the dates of January 1 1909 to September 30 1909. Each day Andrew Jackson Greene made a short record of everything he had done that day. The entries include familiar names such as Hugh Hagaman, John Daugherty, and…

105_vol27_1917_0901_1917_1114R.pdf
This diary includes entries from September 1st through November 14th 1917. Greene wrote each day about his work, the weather, and events within the community, especially church events. People mentioned in this diary include Mr. Walker Tatum, B.B.…

105_vol32_1919_0720_1919_0831R.pdf
This is a diary with daily entries by Andrew Jackson Greene from July 20th to August 31st, 1919. Greene wrote about his daily activities, the weather, the church, and his work at Appalachian Training School during July and August. Places mentioned in…

charles_bolick_making_moonshine.mp3
“Charles” Wesley Bolick was born on August 15, 1897 in the Mulberry Valley community of Caldwell County about ten miles from Blowing Rock, North Carolina. His parents were Emanuel (b. October 24, 1852 - d. August
16, 1926) and Mary Vienna…