STURGILL FAMILY

Pine Mountain Settlement School
Series 09: Biography – Families

STURGILL FAMILY, 1934 – 1949


TAGS: Sturgill Family; Pine Mountain Settlement School; Pine Mountain Community; PMSS Boarding School Students;


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

For additional assistance in locating histories of families in Eastern Kentucky see:

Harlan County, Kentucky Genealogy – FamilySearch Wiki


Sturgill Family: HIGHLIGHTS FROM THE PMSS COLLECTIONS

Hattie Sturgill was Master of Ceremonies in a Community Group Assembly in which she introduced each of seven students describing the work of the Community Group and the Co-op program at Pine Mountain. Their narratives were to accompany a film made by Ray and Virginia Garner, who were contracted through the Harmon Foundation to film the unique educational program activities at the School. COMMUNITY GROUP ASSEMBLY May 20, 1942.

Hattie Sturgill wrote a scene for the Co-op play, “Cooperation Around the World,” which was reprinted in CONIFER with the title, “Kagawa in the Slums.” CONIFER – 1941, page 17.

The program for the  Class of 1942 Commencement lists Hattie Sturgill as one of the students who participated in the ceremony. 1942 COMMENCEMENT.

Leone Sturgill, Senior, wrote “Fair Day Program” for The Pine Cone, October 1948, pages 13-14. 1938 COMMUNITY FAIR DAY.

Raymond Sturgill and Clayton Sturgill are depicted in a photograph of the PMSS 1949 graduating class in CONIFER 1949. (See image conifer_1949_006.jpg in Gallery below.) They are also listed as members of the Class of 1949. 1949 GRADUATING CLASS.

An unsigned letter [image 021] written to the Arthur W. Dodd family and dated January 10, 1952, reports that “Raymond Sturgill was slightly wounded in Korea in November but was soon back at the front.” ARTHUR W. DODD CORRESPONDENCE.

Raymond Sturgill was one of the players in the Nativity Play in 1948. (See image nace_1_026b.jpg in Gallery below.) GUIDE TO CHRISTMAS AT PMSS.

Among the Recordings by the Lomax Family: One 10-inch tape of songs sung with dulcimer accompaniment by Virgil L. Sturgill, originally of Sutton’s Branch, Kentucky. Recorded at the Library of Congress by Herman Norwood, June 1951. (1 hour; LWO 1821) (AFS 10,095) [catalog record].

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

TITLE LAST NAME FIRST NAME DATE OF INFO SOURCE OF INFO NOTES
Mrs. & Mrs. Lewis Elijah C. 1934 – 1942 MAP OF COMMUNITY RESIDENTS 1934 – 1942 Mrs. Nan Sturgill

Sturgill Family: PMSS WORKERS

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Sturgill Family: PMSS BOARDING STUDENTS, 1938-1949

Sturgill Family: PMSS COMMUNITY SCHOOL STUDENTS

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See Also:

HATTIE STURGILL Biography
HATTIE STURGILL Correspondence

JAMES STURGILL Biography
JAMES STURGILL Correspondence

MARGIE STURGILL Biography
MARGIE STURGILL Correspondence

MAP OF COMMUNITY RESIDENTS 1934 – 1942

Return to GUIDE TO FAMILIES IN THE PINE MOUNTAIN VALLEY COMMUNITY


Sturgill Family: GALLERY

Title

Sturgill Family

Identifier

STURGILL FAMILY

Creator

Pine Mountain Settlement School, Pine Mountain, KY

Alt. Creator

Ann Angel Eberhardt ; Helen Hayes Wykle ;

Subject Keyword

Sturgill Family ; Pine Mountain Settlement School ; Pine Mountain Community ; PMSS Boarding School Students ;

Subject LCSH

Sturgill 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

2018-07-06

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

1934 – 1949

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 Sturgill Family ; clippings, photographs, books by or about the Sturgill 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)

”Sturgill.” PINE MOUNTAIN VALLEY COMMUNITY RESIDENTS LIST 1910s – 1940s ; DATABASE OF PMSS STUDENTS. Series 09: Biography – Families. Pine Mountain Settlement School Institutional Papers. Pine Mountain Settlement School, Pine Mountain, KY. Internet resource.

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