Interview with Ron Davis, July 5 1973
William Ron Davis was born in Todd, North Carolina on July 30, 1896, attended college at Appalachian Training School for Teachers (later became Appalachian State University) starting in 1917, then taught in Watauga and Ashe Counties for 32 years. He passed away on March 9, 1978 at the age of 81.
During his interview, Ron reflected on his rearing in rural Ashe County including his education, the rules to games they played as children, and discipline. He spent a considerable amount of time reflecting on education including his thoughts on how education has changed.
Davis, William Ron--Interviews
Appalachian Training School for Teachers (N.C.)
Teachers--North Carolina--Ashe County--Interviews
Teachers--North Carolina--Watauga County--Interviews
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