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111_tape33_RubyTrivette_1973_02_17M001.pdf
Ms. Trivette's interview consists of many memories from her childhood including growing up on a farm, what the town of Todd was like, and her experiences in the schoolhouse setting. She then goes further talking about her memories of her education…


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_Vol56_1925_1219_1926_0324R.pdf
This diary, kept by Andrew Jackson Greene, was recorded from December 19, 1925 through March 24, 1926. This diary includes Greene’s personal thoughts about his work as a teacher, and as a preacher. He struggled with debt some during this period of…


105_Vol100_1934_1220_1935_0301R.pdf
This diary was written by Andrew Jackson Greene from December 20, 1934 through March 1, 1935. Much of this diary consists of Greene’s reflections on his work at Appalachian State Teachers College. He wrote about his daily activities as a teacher, his…


105_Vol127_1937_1223_1938_0116R.pdf
This diary was recorded by Andrew Jackson Greene from December 23, 1937 through January 16, 1938. This diary is composed of personal memoirs and daily records from Andrew Jackson Greene. These records provide information about the local Watauga…


105_Vol143_1938_1224_1939_0216R.pdf
Andrew Jackson Greene recorded this diary from December 24, 1938 through February 16, 1939. Greene included information about his family and their traditions, the local news, the daily weather report, his friends, Appalachian State Teachers College,…


Letter_12_31_1890.pdf
This letter from Fannie Kirby to her aunt Elizabeth talks about Christmas and events in her and her friends’ and family’s lives.


Letter_12_30_1892.pdf
This letter from Lillie to her aunt, Elizabeth Eller, talks about the Christmas Holiday, life in Baltimore, and the weather. Lillie also discusses postage and various clothes that Elizabeth wants her to buy.


letter_12_16_1874.pdf
This is a letter written by Helen (last name unknown) to a friend. Helen talks about going to school, the subjects she is learning, Christmas, and the marriages and romance she sees going on around her. Helen hopes someone will marry her.


Letter_12_25_1862.pdf
This is a letter from Hansford Eller to Luke Eller. In this letter, Hansford tells his parents what he got his brother Aswell for Christmas and when he plans to come home. He ends the letter with a song he has copied down.