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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_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_tape37_MaryBurnham_1973_03_19M001.pdf
Mary Burnham was born in Avery County where she grew up and attended Mission School for her first nine years of education. She then went to boarding school called Hannamore Academy in Ragerstown, Maryland. Ms. Bornham continued her education at Hood…


105_Vol54_1925_0613_1925_0929R.pdf
Andrew Jackson Greene kept this diary from June 13 through September 29, 1925. He recorded an entry for each day. In this diary he kept detailed descriptions of the weather in addition to daily activity records, and travel records. He also wrote…


105_Vol71_1929_0518_1929_0730R.pdf
This diary was kept by Andrew Jackson Greene from May 18 through July 30, 1929. This was a period of gloom for Greene. He found life’s burdens to be much too heavy. He used his diary as a place to dump his burdens so that he could continue. He wrote…


105_Vol97_1934_0516_1934_0729bR.pdf
In this diary, Greene includes the usual weather reports, writings about the college, and community information. Upon not feeling well, Greene took time to arrange his diaries. At this point he had “almost 100 composition books filled with current…


105_Vol159_1941_0424_1941_0712R.pdf
This diary was written daily by Andrew Jackson Greene from April 24 through July 12, 1941. This diary is composed of entries full of weather records travel records, and personal reactions to events of the day. He also wrote daily about his declining…


Taylor and Moore Ledger.pdf
The ledger and some loose documents include various advertisements, handwritten notes, cancelled checks, letters, legal documents, and account records (possibly from a day book), dated 1853-1917, and undated. The 616-page ledger documents the…
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