JACKSON FAMILY

Pine Mountain Settlement School
Series 09: Biography – Families

JACKSON FAMILY, 1927 – 2001


TAGS: Jackson Family; Pine Mountain Settlement School; PMSS Workers; PMSS Boarding School Students


Members of the Jackson Family lived in the community of Pine Mountain since very early years. Several were among the student body and workers at Pine Mountain Settlement School.

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Jackson Family: HIGHLIGHTS FROM THE PMSS COLLECTIONS, 1927-2001

Bessie Jackson’s student file, (ID 32-18) dated 1927, is stored in Box 32 STUDENTS – Hu-Nol, c. 1919-1930.

Cassie Jackson, staff member at Pine Mountain, discusses her experiences at the School on August 5, 2001. Kentucky Oral History Commission. Kentucky Historical Society. [1 cassette tape] GUIDE TO AUDIO RECORDINGS.

As part of preparing for displays for the 1949 Community Fair Day, Ella Wilder and two other PMSS co-workers gathered unique “antiques” from members of the community. One of the stops was Chester Jackson’s house “at the mouth of the creek.” 1949 COMMUNITY FAIR DAY.

At the 1979 Homecoming, Chester Jackson was among those remembered at a Chapel service “who have gone from us, but forever left their imprint on our lives.” 1970s ALUMNI RELATIONS.

A file for Chisler[?] Jackson and Marsh Browning under “Mine contracts and Leases, 1944-1946,” is stored in Series 03: ARTICLES OF INCORPORATION…CONTRACTS….

Coleen Jackson from Little Laurel, was the winner of the spelling match among local elementary schools at the 1948 COMMUNITY FAIR DAY.

Ellen Jackson’s student file, (ID 54-18) dated 1929-1930, is stored in Box 54 MISCELLANEOUS STUDENTS FILES, C. 1928-194….’

Alice Cobb writes about Lige Jackson, the Ballad Singer, in  ALICE COBB STORIES “March of Time in Greasy Valley 1936.” Alice Cobb submits a story about Lige in NOTES – 1935, written by a community resident.

Lowell Jackson was among those present at a meeting of the Advisory Council, according to the 1986 Homecoming Annual Report. 1986 ALUMNI RELATIONS.

Aunt Molly Jackson, “formerly of Clay County, Kentucky, and a sort of walking encyclopedia of the oral traditions of her people, recorded her singing biography for the Library of Congress Archive on some sixty-one records …There are representatives of every type of tune sung in the mountains — English ballads, feud ballads, banjo tunes, fiddle tunes, sacred tunes, love songs, etc., with an exhaustive discussion of each type by Aunt Molly, who can tell stories as well as she can sing. The John Lomax Southern States Collection, 1934-35, holds one disc containing songs sung by Aunt Molly, recorded in Wilton, Connecticut, March 1935.” ALAN AND ELIZABETH LOMAX.

Miss Jackson is described as “caring for her two little girls [at Grace Nettleton Home, Harrogate, TN] since these three years. She continues to be so grateful for her chance to visit them….” STAPLETON REPORT – November 1932 “It is such a nice day…Coyle Branch….”

In a letter to her mother, dated May 4, 1929, Harriet Crutchfield mentions work on coverlids by Mrs. Jackson and others. HARRIET CRUTCHFIELD JOURNAL IV TRANSCRIBED

In a report about Fireside Industries, Evelyn K. Wells tells about Mrs. Ophia Jackson learning to weave in order to support her 3 children after losing her husband. Ophia’s weavings are listed as 11 blankets and 3 coverlets and pieces. WELLS RECORD 13 PMSS Fireside Industries 1913-1928.

Orphie (sic) Jackson is mentioned as selling coverlids in a STAPLETON REPORT – January 1931 “The other morning…”

A file for the Cardwell-Jackson wedding is included in the 1962-1964 General files, Box 9. GUIDE TO BURTON ROGERS FILES.

Jackson Family: IN PINE MOUNTAIN VALLEY COMMUNITY, 1934-1942

TITLE LAST NAME FIRST NAME DATE OF INFO SOURCE OF INFORMATION NOTES
Mr. & Mrs. Jackson Chester 1934 – 1942 MAP OF COMMUNITY RESIDENTS 1934 – 1942 Mrs. Cassie Cornett
Mr. & Mrs. Jackson Lige 1935, 1937 COBB STORIES “The Ballad Singer”; “March of Time…” Ballad singer

Jackson Family: PMSS WORKERS, 1943-1944

LAST NAME FIRST NAME JOB TITLE PINE MT YEARS
Jackson Chester Miner 1943, 1944

Jackson Family: PMSS BOARDING STUDENTS, 1932-1947

Jackson Family: PMSS COMMUNITY SCHOOL STUDENTS

NONE FOUND


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Jackson Family: GALLERY

Title

Jackson Family

Identifier

JACKSON FAMILY

Creator

Pine Mountain Settlement School, Pine Mountain, KY

Alt. Creator

Ann Angel Eberhardt ; Helen Hayes Wykle ;

Subject Keyword

Jackson Family ; Pine Mountain Settlement School ; PMSS Workers ; PMSS Boarding School Students ;

Subject LCSH

Jackson Family.
Pine Mountain Settlement School (Pine Mountain, Ky.) — History.
Harlan County (Ky.) — History.
Education — Kentucky — Harlan County.
Rural schools — Kentucky — History.
Families — Kentucky.
Schools — Appalachian Region, Southern.

Date

2018-06-14

Publisher

Pine Mountain Settlement School, Pine Mountain, KY

Contributor

n/a

Type

Collections ; text ; image ;

Format

Original and copies of documents and correspondence in file folders in filing cabinet.

Source

Series 09: Biography – Families

Language

English

Relation

Is related to: Pine Mountain Settlement School Collections, Series 09: Biography – Families

Coverage Temporal

1927 – 2001

Coverage Spatial

Pine Mountain, KY ; Harlan County, KY ;

Rights

Any display, publication, or public use must credit the Pine Mountain Settlement School. Copyright retained by the creators of certain items in the collection, or their descendants, as stipulated by United States copyright law.

Donor

n/a

Description

Core documents, correspondence, writings, and administrative papers of the Jackson Family ; clippings, photographs, books by or about the Jackson Family ;

Acquisition

n/d

Citation

“[Identification of Item],” [Collection Name] [Series Number, if applicable]. Pine Mountain Settlement School Institutional Papers. Pine Mountain Settlement School, Pine Mountain, KY.

Processed By

Helen Hayes Wykle ; Ann Angel Eberhardt ;

Last Updated

Bibliography

Source(s)

”Jackson.” GUIDE TO PMSS WORKERS 1913-2000s ; PINE MOUNTAIN VALLEY COMMUNITY RESIDENTS LIST 1910s-1940s ; GUIDE TO BOARDING SCHOOL STUDENTS, 1929-1949Series 09: Biography – Families. Pine Mountain Settlement School Institutional Papers. Pine Mountain Settlement School, Pine Mountain, KY. Internet resource.

Bibliography

Gardner, James H, F. J. Fohs, and August F. Foerste. Clays in Several Parts of Kentucky: With Some Account of Sands, Marls and Limestones. …Clays and Sands of Jackson’s Purchase…. Louisville: Printed by the Geo. G. Fetter Co, 1905. Print.

Jackson, D. S. (2009). More Harlan County haunts: And tales of the unusual and amazing. Middletown, DE: Jackson Publishing.

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