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111_tape490_1_RobertProffit_transcript_A.pdf
Robert Proffit talks about Meat Camp's early history from the first settler John Green in 1788. Over the next few decades, people began to trickle in to Western North Carolina. He talks about the first churches in the area: Hopewell Methodist Church…

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_tape332_PhilTempleton_transcript_A.pdf
Phil Templeton, a real estate developer, talks about the development happening in High Country over his lifetime. He attributes the development to the growth of the university, the skiing industry, and tourism in general. He is a proponent of the…

111_tape288_JennyHorton_transcript_A.pdf
Jenny Horton, a black woman living in Boone, talks about working as a cook most of her life. She worked in a hospital for a few years, but had to stop after she developed arthritis. She talks about the rationing of sugar, flour, meat, coffee, and…

111_tape79_TedPotter_1973_06_12M001.pdf
Ted Potter was born in Tamarack, NC in 1908 and throughout his life was a logger, mail carrier, and farmer.

Mr. Potter recalls childhood memories of Christmas, moonshining, and the Great Depression. He discusses the schoolhouse experience from his…

111_tape66_Mr&MrsLeeGreene_1973_06_11M001.pdf
Lee Greene was born in Watauga County, North Carolina in 1904 and farmed all his life. Mrs. Greene was born in Meat Camp, North Carolina.

Mr. and Mrs. Greene talk about their education in a one-room schoolhouse. Mr. Greene talks about farming and…

111_tape50_IraDonaldShull_1973_03_27M001.pdf
Ira Shull was born November 8, 1892 in Valle Crucis, North Carolina on a farm where he grew up. During his young adult life, he moved out west to the Washington area, specifically Spokane where he worked on a ranch. Mr. Shull had a hand in bringing…

111_tape54_MamieGreybealShull_1973_04_03M001.pdf
Mamie Graybeal Shull was born in 1889 and has lived around Boone, North Carolina since 1906.

Ms. Shull begins her interview talking about Shull's Mill. She then talks about home remedies and other traditions like the legends, myths, and food. Ms.…

111_tape39-40_StanleyHarrisSr_1973_03_20M001.pdf
Stanley Harris Sr. was born on October 31, 1882 in Johnson County, Tennessee. He went to high school in Montezuma, North Carolina and then continued his education in Athens, Tennessee at U.S. Grant University. He wene to post graduate school at…

NewRiver_A.pdf
This scrapbook documents the history of New River Light & Power (NRLP) through historical documents and photos.

Blanford Barnard and Dauphin Disco Dougherty established the New River Light and Power Company in 1915 to provide hydroelectric power…

105_vol2_1908_0501_1908_1231R.pdf
These daily diary entries were recorded from the dates of May 1, 1908 to December 31, 1908. Each day Andrew Jackson Greene wrote a few sentences about his day and what he was thinking. He included information about himself, his friends, and community…

105_vol4_1909_10_1910_04_transcript_R.pdf
These journal entries range from the dates of October 1, 1909 to April 30, 1910. Each day, Greene wrote a few sentences about what he did that day. He wrote about important towns that he visited, what was happening in the church, the work he did,…

105_vol14_1914_0701_1914_0930R.pdf
These diary entries are from July 1, 1914 through September 30, 1914. The diary is based around the actions and thoughts of Andrew Jackson Greene. He wrote about work on the farm, Fourth of July festivities and the details of church life. He also…

105_vol17_1915_0801_1915_1022R.pdf
These diary entries range from August 1, 1915 through October 22, 1915. Greene wrote daily about what he did and what his thoughts are regarding current situations. He also gave information on several community events such as the Conference of the…

105_vol18_1915_1023_1915_1212R.pdf
The diary includes entries from October 23-December 12, 1915. Andrew Jackson Greene wrote each day about work on the farm, the weather, church activities, school and business. He also kept record of the people that he visits each day, and community…

105_vol19_1915_1213_1916_0312R.pdf
Diary entries from this diary are from December 13, 1915 through March 12, 1916. In this diary many of the entries are about the weather, Appalachian Training School, and Church. He wrote about a new program that he started at the school called the…

105_vol21_1916_0313_1916_0514_transcript_R.pdf
This diary includes entries from March 1-May 11, 1916. Each day Greene writes about the weather, schoolwork, church, and the friends he visits with. Because this diary was written in the spring, most of the entries are about the weather, how he…

105_vol22_1916_0615_1916_1012R.pdf
This diary includes entries from June 15, 1916 through October 12, 1916. Each day Greene wrote about his work on the farm, his friends, his family, the church, and community events. Important events and people include D.E. Benfield, Mabel Farmer’s…

105_vol25_1917_0311_1917_0531R.pdf
This Diary contains entries from March 11-May 31, 1917. He shares his perspective as a local, a teacher, and a church member. He frequently includes his thoughts and opinions about church services, the weather, and his work at Appalachian Training…

105_vol27_1917_0901_1917_1114R.pdf
This diary includes entries from September 1-November 14, 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. Daugherty John…

105_vol28_1917_1115_1918_0220R.pdf
This diary includes entries from November 15, 1917 through February 20, 1918. Each day Greene wrote about his work at Appalachian Training School, the weather, the church, community members, and community events. This diary gives insight on what the…

105_vol29_1918_0221_1918_1118R.pdf
This diary includes entries for each day from February 21-November 18, 1918. Greene wrote each day about the Appalachian Training School and the work he did there. Mentioned in this diary, and still on Campus at Appalachian State University today is…

105_Vol30_1918_1119_1919_0317R.pdf
This diary has entries for each day from November 1918 through March 1919. He writes his daily activities, his thoughts and opinions on specific events, and important records. This diary gives unique perspective into the life of an Appalachian…

105_vol31_1919_0318_1919_0719R.pdf
This diary includes daily entries from March through July 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 working in…

105_vol32_1919_0720_1919_0831R.pdf
This is a diary with daily entries by Andrew Jackson Greene from July 20 to August 31, 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…

105_vol33_1919_0901_1919_1008R.pdf
This diary includes entries from September 1 though October 8, 1919. Each Day Andrew Jackson Greene made an entry about his work, the church, or community events. He was a teacher at Appalachian Training School in Boone, NC. Community members and…

105_vol35_1919_1207_1920_0204R.pdf
This diary includes entries from December 9, 1919 through February 4, 1920. In each entry, he included information about what was happening in the church and in the community. He wrote about his daily work at Appalachian Training School and his…

105_vol39_1920_1125_1920_0127R.pdf
This diary includes daily entries from November 25, 1920 through January 27, 1921. Greene wrote daily about the weather, the work at his school, and the workings of the church. Familiar places mentioned include Willowdale, Oak Grove, Boone, Mabel,…

105_vol43_1921_0826_1921_1113R.pdf
This diary contains daily entries by Andrew Jackson Greene on a range of subjects such as weather, church, school, community events, and travel. The diary contains entries from August 26 through November 13, 1921. Greene travels to a multitude of…

105_Vol46_1922_0808_1922_1110R.pdf
This diary includes writings by Andrew Jackson Greene for each day between August 8th and November 10th in the year 1922. Each day Greene wrote about the things he had accomplished, how he was feeling, and the weather that they were experiencing on…

105_Vol47_1922_1111_1923_0218R.pdf
Andrew Jackson Greene kept this diary between the dates of November 11, 1922 through February 18, 1923. He wrote in this diary each day. He chose to record his daily activities including work at the school, preaching sermons, studying the Bible,…

105_vol48_1923_0219_1923_1217R.pdf
This diary was kept by Andrew Jackson Greene between the dates of February 19th and December 17th during the year of 1923. Greene made diary entries every day. He would record his daily accomplishments along with his worries, his hopes, and his…

105_Vol49_1924_1218_1924_0330R.pdf
This diary was written each day from December 18, 1923 through March 30, 1924. For each day, there is a brief description of what Andrew Jackson Greene experienced that day. He included information about himself, his friends, and community events…

105_Vol50_1924_0331_1924_0712R.pdf
This diary was kept by Andrew Jackson Greene from March 31st through July 12th in the year of 1924. In the daily entries, Greene includes information about what he has accomplished that day, his opinions about certain events of the day, and who he…

105_Vol51_1924_0713_1924_1106R.pdf
Andrew Jackson Greene kept this diary from July 13th through November 6th during the year of 1924. He recorded all of his daily duties from study, preaching, and grading student work. He also wrote weather information and community events. In…

105_Vol53_1925_0219_1925_0612R.pdf
This is an Andrew Jackson Greene diary recorded from February 19 through June 12, 1925. In this diary Greene wrote his daily activities such as cutting wood, visiting with neighbors, or spending a day studying. He also included information about his…

105_Vol55_1925_0930_1925_1218R.pdf
Andrew Jackson Greene kept this diary from September 30 through December 18, 1925. He wrote on September 30th, that he wanted to record experiences that will give pleasure and information to others. His goal was to both amuse and to inform. In the…

105_Vol57_1926_0325_1926_0424R.pdf
Andrew Jackson Greene kept this diary from March 25 through April 24, 1926. There are daily entries on the weather, the Appalachian Training School, and his visits with friends and family. This diary gives a unique look into the time period, and a…

105_Vol63_1927_0413_1927_0716R.pdf
This diary was recorded by Andrew Jackson Greene from April 13th through July 16th during the year of 1927. This diary includes the typical account of Greene’s day such as the small details of the daily weather, the names of important speakers that…

105_vol68_1928_0806_1928_1110R.pdf
Andrew Jackson Greene kept this diary from August 6th through November 10th, during the year of 1928. Each day, Greene recorded entries about the weather, community events, friends and family visits. He also included entries devoted to Appalachian…
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