Pine Mountain Settlement School
Series 07: Directors
KATHERINE PETTIT CORRESPONDENCE, March – December 1918
TAGS: Katherine Pettit ; Ethel de Long ; Miss Gaines ; Hindman School ; Mary Stacey ; gardening ; Mrs. Higgins Lewis ; “Min” (Mrs. Waller O. Bullock) ; freight stations ; Chad, KY ; road ; Linda Neville ; Mary Cody Smith ; Wilson Lewis ; influenza ; WWI ; Zande House
GALLERY: KATHERINE PETTIT Correspondence 1918
CONTENTS: KATHERINE PETTIT Correspondence 1918
[001 & 002] March 30, 1918 [2 pages, unsigned]. Pettit[?] to “Lillian and Minnie”. Describes Miss Gaines and Pettit[?]’s visit to Hindman School and its progress; overnight at Mary Stacey’s; return trip to P.M.; gardening. Handwritten notation, first page: “Mrs. Higgins Lewis”.
 March 30, 1918 [1 page, unsigned]. Pettit[?] to “Min” (Mrs. W. O. Bullock). Provides instructions to send box to current freight station, Chad, KY ; road troubles; water pipes; Mary Stacey and Linda Neville’s health issues.
 August 16, 1918 [1 page, unsigned – Pettit?] to “Min”. Relates Mary Stacey’s appreciation for Min’s help; thanks Min for helping Mary Smith and for bandages; clinic work; Nurse Lavender.
 July 18, 1918 [1 page, unsigned – Pettit ] to “Min”. Encloses letter from Mary Cody Smith, who needs hospitalization and Min’s help. Handwritten notation: “Mrs. W.O. Bullock.”
 July 26, 1918 [1 half-page]. Katherine Pettit to “Min”, Lexington, KY. Encloses another letter from Mary Smith, who needs Min or Lillian’s help entering a hospital; Linda Neville is too busy preparing for clinic.
 November 13, 1918 [1 page]. Katherine Pettit to Mrs. Morton, Lexington, KY. Influenza epidemic; The State has taken over road; will use convict labor and begin next spring; hopes Mrs. Morton can visit once road is built; describes how end of war was announced; describes progress of Zande House; student anecdote. Handwritten notations: “for your Buddie” and “What about Miss E. Coules.”
 December 4, 1918 [1 page, unsigned]. Pettit[?] to “Min”. Thanks Min for “large poke of [Christmas] things”; thanks to Jennie Simmons for skirt. Handwritten notations: “Mrs. W.O. Bullock” and “6 new aprons – 75 c. apiece”.
 November 8, 1918 [1 half-page, unsigned]. EZ (Ethel Zande] to “Min” (Mrs. Waller O. Bullock), Lexington, KY. Expecting Mrs. Lansing, Miss Gaines, and Miss Parkinson; they will be temporarily isolated for possible influenza; received Min’s parcel prior to her arrival.
 October 16, 1918 [1 page, unsigned]. KP to “Min” (Mrs. Waller O. Bullock, care of Higgins Lewis), Lexington, KY. Thanks Min for wool comfort; preparing room for Min’s visit; instructs Min to write Wilson Lewis at Dillon to meet her; hopes she brings Annie Lewis; lists newspapers at P.M.
 September 26, 1918 [1 half-page, unsigned]. KP to “Min” (Mrs. Waller Bullock, care of Higgins Lewis), Lexington, KY. Thanks Min for sending box of dishes and clock; hopes Min will visit and help with fair.
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