Adult School

Nannie Wright Letter

Sept. 16, 1936

Old Fort, N.C.

 

Dear UncleNannie Wright Letter

How are you all by this time well I hope we are all well at this time

Will did Ellar get out of the hospital and how is she and the baby

Till her I said hello. I would like to  see her and the baby

Ill Uncle Will how is your cotton I guess you have got a pretty field of cotton by now I would like to come down there again. We sure did have a good time down there in June at the birthday dinner. We got home just fine that Sunday evening just before dark.

Your friend,

Nannie Wright

 

 

(age 25, mother of 2 children, got to 3rd or 4th grade. Has had 4 or 5 lessons in Adult School)

Wash Price Letter

Wash Price Letter
Wash Price Letter

Sept. 12, 1936

Old Fort, N. C.

 

Mrs. Day, I will write you a short letter about the adult school. I think it is fine. I have learned more about reading and writing and counting and I  hope it will last. Tell all will learn to read and write.

 

Yours truly

Wash Price

 

 

 

(age 55, wrote this letter without help. Father of 7 children. Interested very much in school)

Cherry Spring and Jackson Creek Adult Student Letters

Letter Covers
Letter Covers

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 to review each individual letter by the following students:

Dora Dalton
Mary Davis
Eva Davis
Lurcie Harris
Maggie Price
Wash Price
Nannie Wright