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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_tape75_Mr&MrsGLRichards_1973_06_12M001.pdf
Mrs. Richards was born March 5, 1902 in Silverstone, NC where she was raised on a farm. Mr. Richards was born in Caldwell County in 1897. He worked many different jobs including sawmilling and carpentry.

Mr. and Mrs. Richards recall their…

111_tape71_CKNorris_undatedM001.pdf
C.K. Norris was born in 1891 in Meat Camp, North Carolina where he grew up on a farm.

Mr. Norris talks mostly about growing up on the farm, such as raising crops and livestock. His family would haul their produce to Lenior, Hickory, and Morganton…

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…

105_vol37_1920_0324_1920_0731R.pdf
This diary includes daily entries by Andrew Jackson Greene. These entries are from March 24 through July 31, 1920. In each entry he talks about the weather, church members, visiting his neighbors, and the work he does around the house. He also takes…

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_vol76_1930_0915_1930_1128R.pdf
Andrew Jackson Greene recorded daily entries in this diary from September 15th, through November 28th, during the year 1930. He recorded the ins and outs of his daily life. This includes visits from friends and family such as George Hayes as well as…

105_vol81_1931_0710_1931_0909R.pdf
From July 10 through September 9, 1931, Andrew Jackson Greene recorded this diary about his daily life. He wrote about the weather, the church and the community. At this point, his children were leaving home and he was realizing that it would be a…

105_Vol83_1931_1108_1932_0104R.pdf
This diary was recorded from November 8, 1931 through January 4, 1932. Greene wrote his inner thoughts and feelings each day. He typically writes of his sorrows and gloom. Greene wrote he preferred to be alone to avoid trouble. He often provided…

105_Vol147_1939_0729_1939_0921R.pdf
This diary was recorded by Andrew Jackson Greene from July 29 through September 21, 1939. His entries give insight into his church life at Willowdale, his work at Appalachian State Teachers College, and community and local events. Locals named in…

arlie_moretz_drunk_man_almost_buried.mp3
Arlie Earl Moretz was born on June 30, 1908 to Sion Gideon Moretz (b. January 16, 1880 d. October 29, 1950) and Virginia Dare Stanberry (b. March 16, 1883 d. February 2, 1970). He married Alice Myers Moretz (b. May 12, 1912 d. January 25, 1965)…
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