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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)

Dora Dalton Letter

(This woman is 28 yrs. old. Mother of 5 children. She is a faithful Adult Student)Letter by Dora Dalton

 

Old Fort, N.C.   Sept. 16, 1936

 

Dear Teacher,

I will write you a few lines telling you about my trip to chimmily Rock to see the President. I enjoyed my trip just fine. I saw thing I haven’t seen before. I see an old fashion looms. I am 28 years old and han’t see one befor. I sure did enjoy see it and all so the President.

Your true friend.

Dora Dalton

McDowell County Citizens listed in the NC Yearbook Index

Several McDowell County citizens are listed the NC Yearbook Index.

What is the North Carolina Yearbook Index? It is a website dedicated to indexing students listed in a variety of North Carolina Yearbooks.  Through this index, you potentially could locate a family member to learn more about their college years.

Is it worth researching? Well as of August 14, 2011 there are 28, 575 names in the index.

Here is an example of the information that you might find as you search the index. Note that you can view the yearbook. Once at the yearbook, you can perform a search with a surname and it will list all surnames throughout the yearbook.

id: 13998

Name: BURGIN, William Taylor

City: Old Fort

County: McDowell

State: NC

Year: 1923

Class: Senior

School: NC State University

Link: View Yearbook