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111_tape479_Wallace_NellBuchanan_transcript_A.pdf
Wallace Buchanan, born in 1892 and a resident of Minneapolis, North Carolina has been a teacher for most of his life. He talks about his early education at Berea College, his time in the air force, and his time at Appalachian Training School. It was…

105_vol31_1919_0318_1919_0719R.pdf
This diary includes daily entries from March 18th through July 19th, 1919. In this diary Greene wrote about his work at Appalachian Training School, the weather, the church events, and members of the community. At this time, Greene was living and…

jo_shell_election_of_woodrow_wilson.mp3
James Oliver Shell was born on January 26, 1891 in Shell Creek, Tennessee where his grandfather owned a farm and worked as a carpenter. His father died when he was two months old, so his mother reared the children living with her father. Mr. Shell…

bill_brinkley_audio_buckeye_luck_charm.mp3
Bill Carroll Brinkley was born on July 27, 1917 in Elk Park in Avery County to David Brinkley (b. July 24, 1879 – January 1971) who was from Grassy Creek near Spruce Pine, North Carolina and Carroll Ivey Brinkley who was from Chester, South…