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9781469641973_UIPDF.pdf
Following his retirement in 1976 from a distinguished career as a teacher and administrator at Appalachian State University in Boone, North Carolina, Crfatis Williams began to write memoirs of his life odyssey from a log cabin in eastern Kentucky to…

107_01_Introduction_M.pdf
This is a biography of Cratis Dearl Williams explaining his origins in Kentucky, his childhood, his college years, and his life as a high school teacher. Cratis campaigned for superintendent in 1940, lost, and was driven out of Lawrence County, which…

107_01_CWilIntro_M.pdf
A memoir of Cratis' life after he moved to Boone and began teaching at Appalachian State. He was very interested in mountain speech, music, and heritage, and taught English, speech, and dramatics. He eventually became an influential administrator of…