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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…

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…

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A photograph of Leo and Sylvia Finkelstein.