Schools

Eva Davis Letter

ld Fort, N.C. Sept. 15, 1936   Dear Sister, Will wrie you again hoping you are injoying yourself. Wish you was here to go to school with me. I injoy going. I am taking arithmic and writing. Do you think I have improved any an my writing. Will Edith have you got your canning done […]

Maggie Price Letter

September 17, 1936 Old Fort, N. C.   Dear Mrs. Day, I will write you a few lines about the adult school. I thank it so fine. I am making Posters for the school. I have learned to write and spell. I hope we will have a good time. Maggie Price     Written without […]

Cherry Spring and Jackson Creek Adult Student Letters

I found the letters in my mother’s estate, along with the Adult Student newsletter. I have transcribed them for ease of reading. The letters were in a paperclip with a a front and back cover with the following titles “Letters written by Students” “Cherry Springs Classes and Jackson Creek Classes” Click on the links below […]

Cherry Spring and Jackson Creek Adult Student NewsLetter

My mother, Eunice Davis Burgin told me that the attached Newsletter were students in the adult classes from the Cherry Springs and Jackson Creek sections of McDowell County. Our neighbor Mrs. Alma Gilliam Bradley taught students in one of  these classes. Pages from the newsletter are below. Contributed by Jane B. Gouge Adult Student Letters