ETHEL S. NORTON Scrapbook and Photograph Album Part 4

Pine Mountain Settlement School
Series 09: BIOGRAPHY – Staff
Ethel S. Norton Scrapbook and Photograph Album
Part 4

ETHEL S NORTON Scrapbook and Photograph Album Part 4

Laurel House I with swimming pool and logging railroad tracks before their removal.  c. 1920.  [norton_125.jpg]

TAGS: Ethel S. Norton Scrapbook and Photograph Album Part 4, Ethel Zande, students, brochures, PMSS history, PMSS buildings, Graduating Class 1920, Sawmill, PMSS activities, The Road, Medical Settlement, Children’s Home, district school, scholarships, visitor information, W.F.P.S., community residents, Uncle William Creech, Margaret P. Humes, pledge cards, coal mines, Uncle Fiddler John Lewis, railroad connections, maps, General Advisory Board, contribution card, Limestone Branch, Chapel, Uncle William’s Reasons, Resident Executive Committee, Board of Trustees

ETHEL S. NORTON Scrapbook and Photograph Album Part 4

The ETHEL S. NORTON SCRAPBOOK AND PHOTOGRAPH ALBUM, donated to the PMSS Collections by her stepdaughter, is divided into Parts 1 through 4. It is an extensive documentation of the life of Ethel S. Norton (Jordan) while teaching fifth and sixth-grade classes at Pine Mountain Settlement School in 1927. Ethel came to Pine Mountain in the same year she graduated from Antioch College in Yellow Springs, Ohio.

CONTENTS: Scrapbook Items

[128] n.d.
[Ethel de Long] Zande note & handwritten list. See details in [129] and [130].

[129] n.d.
Closeup of Zande’s typewritten note to Miss Norton: instructions.

[130] n.d.
Closeup of item in [129]: Handwritten list of times, first names, classroom notes: Polly, Felix, Silas, Violet, Winifred, Van, Clara.

[131, 131a-131n ] September 1920
Brochure cover: “Pine Mountain Settlement School, Inc.”
Pages 1-4: History of the Pine Mountain Settlement School
Pages 5-11: Photos of Big Log House; Living Room at Far HouseSchoolhouse; Graduating Class 1920; Laurel House, Farmhouse and BarnSawmill; children dancing; Boy Scouts; women with spinning wheels
Page 12: Other Activities – Established and Proposed: The Road
Page 13: Continued; photos of road work and The Doctor
Page 14: The Medical Settlement; The Extension Work
Page 15: The Children’s Home; photos of district schoolhouse and children
Page 16: Officers; Purpose; scholarship amounts

[132] n.d.
Envelope containing brochure “Information for Workers and Visitors arriving at the Pine Mountain Settlement School and a history; W.F.P.S. pin. [See details in [133] and [160-166]

[133] ephemera, n.d.
Closeup of W.F.P.S. pin: “Enjoy Not Destroy – W.F.P.S.”

[138a, 138b, 138c] April 1, 1925
Fundraising letter from de Long Zande to “My dear Friend”: “Our Students” (Fair Annie) with photo of girl; “Our Neighbors” (Shepherd family) with photo of distant building; “Our Contributors” with photo of creek.

[151-153] February 1926
Magazine article by Geddes Smith titled “Pine Mountain” in “The Woman Citizen”; photos of Laurel House, Farmhouse (?), Uncle William, woman and children on horse.

[154] April 25, [no year]
Newspaper clipping about Margaret P. Humes: “Kentucky Girl Quits Life of Ease; Brings Cheer to Mountain Homes.”

[155] n.d.
Pledge card for “The Junior Flower League”; clipping “Trail of Lonesome Pine Now a Concrete Highway”; photo of coal mine.

[156-158] n.d.
Closeup of each item in [155].

[159] n.d.
Newspaper clipping, “There Ain’t No Such Animals” with photo of  Fiddler John Lewis and Aunt Louisa Lewis.

[160-166] n.d.
Brochure: “Information for Workers and Visitors arriving at the Pine Mountain Settlement School”: Railroad Connections; Map (of logging train, mule trail and wagon road, path, railroad, motor road),; Motor Road; Trip Across Pine Mountain; Luggage; Mail; Telegrams; Clothing; Board; General Advisory Board; Purpose; contribution card.

[167-175] n.d.
Pages from a brochure: Published photos of “William Creech, Founder”; “Path from our Kitchen Door across the Limestone Branch in the Springhouse”; Laurel House & Cabbages; “From the Trail…”; “Neighbors Passing”; “Laurel House Family”; Chapel; district school children; cooking

[176, 177] n.d.
Page from a brochure: “Uncle William’s Reasons. October 1913.”

[178] n.d.
Page from a brochure: Resident Executive Committee & Board of Trustees

GALLERY: ETHEL S. NORTON Scrapbook and Photograph Album Part 4

See Also:
ETHEL S. NORTON Staff Biography

ETHEL S. NORTON Scrapbook and Photograph Album Part 1
ETHEL S. NORTON Scrapbook and Photograph Album Part 2
ETHEL S. NORTON Scrapbook and Photograph Album Part 3