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111_tape467_JFParker_transcript_A.pdf
J.F. Parker talks about his experience as a teacher with the mountain people living in Old Fort. Although he had never finished high school, he got a job as a teacher. He said: "He was going to send me on to teach school whether I knew anything or…


105_vol15_1914_1001_1914_1130R.pdf
These diary entries are from the October 1, 1914 through November 30, 1914. This diary includes entries about the death of Greene’s mother, the war, his work at the school, the weather, and the church which he attends. People mentioned in the diary…


105_Vol45_1922_0414_1922_0807R.pdf
This diary includes entries from April 14 through August 7, 1922. In the diary Greene recorded his thoughts and opinions in addition to a detailed record of what he did that day. This could range from working at home on the farm, working at the…


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_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…