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9781469638157_UIPDF.pdf
Published in 1982, The Barter Theatre Story: Love Made Visible tells the colorful history of a remarkable American cultural institution. Opened by Robert Porterfield, a native Virginian, in 1933, the Barter Theatre offered the people of Abingdon,…

Virginia_FinalReport_Vol_6_1980_11_AC_Part1.pdf
These three files contain the final report on land ownership for the twelve Appalachian counties in the state of Virginia which were part of a larger Appalachian Land Ownership Survey conducted in 1979. There are profiles for each county and four…

104_Patterns_Impacts_FinalReport_1981_02_AC_Part1.pdf
These files contain the report (divided into four files) and an addendum (the fifth file) on land ownership patterns and their impacts based on the results from the Appalachian Land Ownership Survey conducted in 1979. This report and addendum were…

Appalachian Land Ownership Survey Key_A.pdf
This document is the key to the Appalachian Land Ownership Survey conducted between 1978 -1979. The study covered counties in six states within Appalachia: Alabama, Kentucky, North Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia, and West Virginia. To view the digital…

104D_VA_Bland_A.pdf
These two files contain data from the land ownership survey of Bland County, Virginia conducted in 1979 as part of a larger Appalachian Land Ownership Survey. To interpret the survey codes, use the Key to the Appalachian Land Ownership Survey.

104D_VA_Buchanan_Part1_A.pdf
These three files contain data from the land ownership survey of Buchanan County, Virginia conducted in 1979 as part of a larger Appalachian Land Ownership Survey. To interpret the survey codes, use the Key to the Appalachian Land Ownership Survey.

104D_VA_Dickenson_2_A.pdf
These three files contain data from the land ownership survey of Dickenson County, Virginia conducted in 1979 as part of a larger Appalachian Land Ownership Survey. To interpret the survey codes, use the Key to the Appalachian Land Ownership Survey.

104D_VA_Grayson_A.pdf
This land ownership survey of Grayson County, Virginia was conducted in 1979 as part of a larger Appalachian Land Ownership Survey. To interpret the survey codes, use the Key to the Appalachian Land Ownership Survey.

104D_VA_Washington_A.pdf
These two files contain the land ownership survey of Washington County, Virginia, including the Washington County section of Jefferson National Forest, was conducted in 1979 as part of a larger Appalachian Land Ownership Survey. To interpret the…

104D_VA_Lee_A.pdf
This land ownership survey of Lee County, Virginia was conducted in 1979 as part of a larger Appalachian Land Ownership Survey. To interpret the survey codes, use the Key to the Appalachian Land Ownership Survey.Please note: The document is missing…

104D_VA_Lee 5_Russel 6_Scott 7_Tazewell 9.pdf
This document corresponds to and contains additional data for Tazewell, Lee, Russell, and Scott Counties in Virginia for land ownership surveys which were conducted in 1979 as part of a larger Appalachian Land Ownership Survey. To interpret the…

104D_VA_Russel_A.pdf
This land ownership survey of Russell County, Virginia was conducted in 1979 as part of a larger Appalachian Land Ownership Survey. To interpret the survey codes, use the Key to the Appalachian Land Ownership Survey.

104D_VA_Scott_A.pdf
This land ownership survey of Scott County, Virginia was conducted in 1979 as part of a larger Appalachian Land Ownership Survey. To interpret the survey codes, use the Key to the Appalachian Land Ownership Survey.

104D_VA_Smyth_A.pdf
This land ownership survey of Smyth County, Virginia was conducted in 1979 as part of a larger Appalachian Land Ownership Survey. To interpret the survey codes, use the Key to the Appalachian Land Ownership Survey.Please note: This document is…

104D_VA_Tazewell_A.pdf
This land ownership survey of Tazewell County, Virginia was conducted in 1979 as part of a larger Appalachian Land Ownership Survey. To interpret the survey codes, use the Key to the Appalachian Land Ownership Survey.Please note: This document is…

104D_VA_Wise_A.pdf
This land ownership survey of Wise County, Virginia was conducted in 1979 as part of a larger Appalachian Land Ownership Survey. To interpret the survey codes, use the Key to the Appalachian Land Ownership Survey.Please note: This document is missing…

104D_AL_Wythe_Reduced_Size_A.pdf
This land ownership survey of Wythe County, Virginia was conducted in 1979 as part of a larger Appalachian Land Ownership Survey. To interpret the survey codes, use the Key to the Appalachian Land Ownership Survey.

111_tape35_OllieBlackburn_1973_03_09M001.pdf
Ollie Blackburn was born in Watauga County, North Carolina in 1892. She attended an all girls church school in Valle Crucis when she was 16, after she had a general education. She then lived in Cherryville, North Carolina and Coeburn, Virginia at one…

113_SidneyAllen_Lyric_01.pdf
Seven leaves of lined paper, handwritten in black ink on the front sides. The document is in good physical condition. The document was laminated. The lamination process caused a fold that obscures a line of text on the fifth leaf. There are minor…

113_SidneyAllen_Lyric_03_copy.pdf
Two leaves, typewritten on the front sides. The document is in good physical condition. The document was laminated. There are staple holes at the upper left corner of each leaf. There is a minor stain of unknown origin at the lower left corner of the…

113_SidneyAllen_Lyric_03.pdf
Two leaves, typewritten on the front sides. The document is in good physical condition. The document was laminated. There is a minor tear at the left upper edge of the first leaf. There are three minor tears at the upper edge of the second leaf. One…

Letter_nd_31.pdf
This is a letter from Emery Kirby to his parents. Emery writes about moving soon to a new location and tells how to address any mail sent to him. Note: the letter was mailed from Salt Sulphur Springs, Virginia which was before the Civil War. Salt…

Letter_nd_30.pdf
This letter from Fannie was written in reply to a letter she received from her cousin Bettie Kirby. This letter refers to the imprisonment and death of two men, Brother John and Frank. Fannie also tells Bettie about her church activities.

Letter_nd_29.pdf
This letter was written at Rose Cottage in Virginia to Daniel by an old friend, A. Ba[illegible], who is missing his company. The writer discusses visiting her Aunt in Franklin, as well as mentioning friends such as Grayson, Judy, Sally, and Fannie.

Letter_03_11_nd.pdf
This letter talks about work done on Ada’s house, domestic life, and the lives of close family friends. There is mention of raising horses, marriages, and rules for growing tomatoes.

Letter_02_16_1885.pdf
This letter is written by Rosa to her aunt. In it she talks about how she hasn’t been to school in a while, and her grammar is poor. The letter mainly involves catching her aunt up on the events of the winter.

Letter_01_16_nd.pdf
This letter from Robert Kirby to Ada Kirby talks about how he is recovering from illness and a leg condition, and will be returning to school. There is also mention of photographs Robert will have taken to send to his aunt.

Letter_06_22_1899.pdf
This letter from R.L. Kirby to his uncle, Joseph Eller, discusses how R.L. Kirby has taken over the local newspaper, and mentions a scheme to boost subscriptions by giving some of the profits to people who bring in customers.

Letter_05_01_1892.pdf
This letter from Lillie to her aunt talks about a dress pattern that Lillie has sent her aunt. Lillie also talks about the trip they made to get back home to Edgewater, Virginia, and how they will be house sitting for her Uncle Zeke.

Letter_12_09_1889.pdf
This letter from Lillie Young to her aunt, Elizabeth Eller, talks about the death of Irena Phipps Young, Lillie's grandmother, and mentions some of her relatives, including Lucy Ann Young. Lillie also refers to her father, John Tyler Young. The…

Letter_09_24_1889.pdf
This letter from Lillie Young to her aunt, Elizabeth Eller, talks about peaches, a new school teacher, and her mother's health.

Letter_06_9_1887.pdf
This is a letter from Mary Kirby, wife of Emory Kirby, to Frances Kirby, her mother-in-law. She talks about how her mother is sick and dying, and how several people in the family have measles. She tells Frances that she will visit once her mother has…

Letter_01_14_1887.pdf
This letter from Lillie to her aunt, Ada, asks for her aunt to come and visit her soon and to send some "good pieces" of poetry for Lillie to recite on the last day of school.

envelope_09_26_1889.pdf
This is an envelope addressed to Elizabeth “Bettie” Eller, dated 26 September 1889

envelope_06_10_1887.pdf
This is an envelope from Robert Lee Kirby addressed to Frances “Nan” Kirby, and dated 10 June 1887.

Letter_09_04_1886.pdf
This letter from Robert Kirby to his aunt, Ada Kirby, discusses a horse that Robert has bought. Robert says that he and his father intend to start teaching again. Robert mentions that Lilly and Bruce (last name unknown) said they would meet him in…

Letter_05_15_1885.pdf
This is a letter from Robert Kirby to Ada Kirby, written on May 15th, 1885. This letter is faint and difficult to read.

letter_03_19_1885.pdf
This is a letter from Robert Kirby to an aunt of his. In this letter, Robert discusses the upcoming end to the school year and some of his plans for what to do after he finished teaching. Robert mentions his Grandpa being ill, and that he wants…

Letter_00_08_1885.pdf
This letter from Robert Kirby to his aunt Ada talks about what has happened to Robert over the Christmas holiday season. Robert talks about teaching and how he only got two days of break for Christmas. The letter also includes mention of the murder…

letter_10_27_1869.pdf
This is a letter from Emory Kirby to his sister Nan. Emory talks about how his recent bout of measles has prevented him from rejoining the cavalry he is a part of, and he details several positions and occurrences in his area during the Civil War.

Letter_02_22_1860.pdf
This is a letter from Anabella Baker to Fannie Kirby. She uses metaphors built from nature to describe her friendship. The letter ends with Anabella saying she has met a man she finds attractive.

2012_045_1883_1125.pdf
This is a letter from Emma Baker Martin to her aunt Betty Kirby Eller. Emma writes this letter while sick with the mumps. She is attending a girls college, and discusses her lessons and reading. She says she is no longer homesick, but likes being…

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Two leaves, handwritten in pencil on the front sides. The document is in good physical condition. There are staple holes at the upper left corner of both leaves. There are paper clip and staple rust stains at the upper left corner of the first…
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