1913 DIRECTORS’ LETTERS TO BOARD OF TRUSTEES

Pine Mountain Settlement School
Series 05: Administration – Board of Trustees

1913 DIRECTORS’ LETTERS TO BOARD OF TRUSTEES, ADVISORS, FRIENDS

The year 1913 was the opening chapter of Pine Mountain Settlement School. In the 1913 DIRECTORS’ LETTERS TO BOARD OF TRUSTEES, ADVISORS, FRIENDS of this year, many references to the planning and the vision of the Directors Katherine Pettit and Ethel de Long, and the physical construction of the settlement, may be found.


CONTENTS: 1913 Directors’ Letters to Board of Trustees, Advisors, Friends 

May 24, 1913 (3 pages, de Long)
August 4, 1913 (3 pages, Pettit)
September 4, 1913 (2 pages, Pettit via Norma F. Staughton)
October 31, 1913 (2 pages, de Long)


GALLERY: 1913 Directors’ Letters to Board of Trustees, Advisors, Friends 


SUBJECTS: 1913 Directors’ Letters to Board of Trustees, Advisors, Friends 

[MAY] Mary Rockwell Hook, architect ; architecture ; land survey ; coal for school ; poplar logs ; Big Log ; Mr. Burgess ; Mr. Arnold, Federal Department of Agriculture ; Mr. Bryant, Agricultural Department of State University [UK] ; Philip Norcross ; reservoir ; septic tanks ; Miss Norma F. Stoughton, secretary ; Miss Davis, nurse ; Fitzhugh Draughon ; Bertha Creech Lewis, kitchen ; food preparation ; William Creech ; Mr. McSwain, farmer, forester ; farming ; forestry ; Berea College Department of Agriculture ; public schools ; Frick Company saw-mill ; Sunday School ; salaries ; housekeeper ; Domestic Science Department, Berea ; Elizabeth Hench ; Executive Committee ;

[AUGUST] Miss Wilson ; drainage ditch ; land cultivation ; Fourth of July ; summer school ; William Creech ; flax ; flax-pulling ; Professor Easton, State University [UK] ; Mr. Norcross, sanitary engineer ; limestone ; burning lime ; water ; timber purchase ; Incline railroad ; hauling lumber ; Incline road ; sawmill boiler ; roads ; oxen ; Ross Point ; elections ; drunkenness ; whiskey ; temperance ;

[SEPTEMBER] belt for sawmill ; construction obstacles ; water supply ; Miss Wilson, well construction ; farm ; shoats ; Miss Berdina Bishop, teacher ; health ; sanitation ; physiology classes ; geography ; homemaking ; Alafar, student ; box lunches ; organ ; Mr. Huhlein, Louisville ; Mr. Darrow, government pomological lecture ; fruit trees ; Uncle Remus ; organ fund ; Professor Easton, surveyor ; reservoir survey ; New York Chautauqua Association ; Mr. Percy Boynton, Chautauqua Association ; fundraising ; mail ; mail 6 days a week ;

[OCTOBER] Halloween party ; annual subscriptions ; road across Pine Mountain ; roads ; Harlan County Court petition ; roof on Big Log ; Berea College contractor frame-up second story, Big Log ; coal bank ; digging coal ; stones ; ditching ; worker indictments ; Sherrif ; Charlie, student ; John, student ; speeches ; Board meeting in Lexington, KY ; grubbing up orchard ; music ; holly along creek bank ;