Pine Mountain Settlement School
Series 09: BIOGRAPHY
Series 19: STUDENTS
Audrey McIntire Student Record
Published 2021-08-10 hw/aae
AUDREY McINTIRE Student Record, 1933-1938 &1940
PMSS Student, 1933-1937
TAGS: Audrey McIntire, Audrey McIntyre, Emily Hill Creech, students, academic records, family history, Student Application Blanks, Glyn Morris, Peggy McIntire, Arthur W. Dodd, Attendance and Character Records, Objective and Subjective Ratings, health reports, New Stanford Achievement Tests
AUDREY McINTIRE Student Record: Application, Correspondence
[NOTE: Letters from PMSS staff in the PMSS Collections are carbon copies, unsigned, and meant for the Office files. The original signed copies were sent to the correspondents. All letters and reports are typewritten unless indicated otherwise. The correspondence is in chronological order and not necessarily in the order of the image numbers. The spelling of the family’s last name varies in letters and documents between “McIntire” and “McIntyre.”]
003 April 3, 1933. STUDENT APPLICATION BLANK for Audrey McIntire (sic), Jeff, Ky. Born on February 5, 1920, in Jeff, Ky. School last attended: Kentmont in Perry Co., 1933. Grade ready to enter: 6th. Parent: Mary McIntire. Occupation of parent: “Mother unable to work.”
004 April 3, 1933. To Mr. (Glyn) Morrisi from Emily Hall, Hazard, Ky., enclosing an application blank and asking if the School will take her nieces in the fall if the “Board of Trustees don’t …limit your student body to only high school students. … I would love to have them in Pine Mt. School.”
005-005a July 28, 1933. Two-sided letter to Morris from Emily Hill, Jeff, Ky., offering to return to PMSS to replace Miss Wallace or help Miss (Edith) Cold at Laurel House as housemother. Asks if her nieces, Audrey and Peggy McIntire, can both be taken by PMSS.
006 August 1, 1933. To Emily Hill from (unsigned, possibly Mr. Lehman), answering Emily’s letter in Morris’s absence. “I am sure that (Mr. Morris) intended that Peggie should come as well as Audrey.”
007 August 7, 1933. To Emily Hill from Morris, declining her offer to work at PMSS as the housemother position is filled. Assures her that both nieces are accepted by PMSS.
002 May 7, 1934. STUDENT APPLICATION BLANK for Audrey McIntire, Jeff, Ky. Born on February 5, 1920, in Jeff, Ky. School last attended: PMSS in 1933. Grade ready to enter: 7th. Parent: Mary McIntire. Occupation of father or guardian: Pension.
008 November 30, 1934. To Emily Hill from Morris (by AC), asking her to sign the enclosed blank in case of emergency operation for Audrey’s tonsillitis and appendicitis.
001 May 9, 1935. STUDENT APPLICATION BLANK for Audrey McIntyre (sic). Born on February 5, 1920 in Jeff, Ky. School last attended: Pine Mountain in 1934-1935. Grade ready to enter: 8th. Parent: Mary McIntyre. Post Office; Jeff (Perry Co.), Ky.
009 May 29, 1935. To Mrs. Columbus Creech (Emily Hill Creech), Pine Mountain, Ky., from Arthur Dodd, Principal, sending Audrey’s school report for the past year. Due to her poor grades, she may have to repeat her present class unless she improves.
010 December 28, 1935. To Emily Hill Creech from Morris, reporting on Audrey’s school work, since sending out report cards from PMSS has been discontinued. “Mr. Dodd reports that there has been considerable improvement in Audrey’s work this year. … I hope that she will continue to live at the school and that she will continue to improve. She is well liked by her classmates and by the workers, which bespeaks much for her.” Thanks Emily for the sausage and her kind words when they met last night.
011 May 11, 1936. Memo of understanding to Audrey McIntyre (and signed by her) on PMSS letterhead, stating the she will live at Mrs. Creech’s home and will work on her PMSS debt in the summer.
012 July 3, 1936. To Mrs. Columbus Creech from Morris, reporting that “Audrey made considerable progress in her academic work during the past year at Pine Mountain. … Peggy was somewhat handicapped by coming in the second semester, but her record even so was fair.” Both girls’ industrial work was good. “As you know, at Pine Mountain we are much more interested in this phase of school life than in the academic work.”
1937 – 1938
013 July 20, 1937. To Audrey from (unsigned, likely Miss Joan Ayers), Bookkeeper, confirming her arrival at PMSS on July 24.
014-014a July 21, 1937. Postcard to Miss Joan Ayers from Audrey McIntyre, Jeff, Ky.,  who plans to leave for New York on August 1 and will not be coming to Pine Mountain to work. [014a] Address side of postcard.
015 February 23, 1938. To Audrey in Tuckahoe, NY, from Arthur Dodd, Principal, who is asking former students who are employed about whether or not they like their work and what PMSS could have added to their curriculum that would have helped them. Mentions producing the play H.M.S. Pinafore with ”nearly fifty in the chorus alone.”
016-016b May 26, 1940. Three-page handwritten letter to Morris from Audrey McIntyre in Bronxville, NY, requesting information about her birth date, years at PMSS, and parents’ name and address. She needs a written letter from her school for a test she will be taking.
017 June 4, 1940. To “Whom it May Concern” from Morris. “According to the records of Pine Mountain Settlement School, Audrey McIntyre, daughter of Mrs. Mary McIntyre, Jeff, Perry County, Kentucky, was born February 5th, 1920. She attended 7th and 8th grades … during the school years of 1935-1936 and 1936-1937.”
018 June 4, 1940. To Audrey from (unsigned), Secretary to Mr. Morris, enclosing the above statement. “I hope you are well and happy.”
019 N.D. Class schedule for “McIntyre, Audrey (Country Cottage),” showing the times and days for Art, Survey C, Civics, English, Math, Ethics, and Civics.
020a N.D. Printed page titled “Pine Mountain Settlement School LAUNDRY,” headed by blanks for Building and Date, and listing two columns of various garments.
AUDREY McINTIRE Student Record: Teacher Evaluations (RESTRICTED)
[NOTE: The images of the following school records [021- 032a] are considered private material and are not generally publicly displayed. Their access may be provided on request, pending approval of Pine Mountain Settlement School and the archivist of the PMSS Collections. Contact the main PMSS Office for information.]
020 N.D. Handwritten note listing Peggy’s grades for 6 subjects.
021 1st Semester (likely 1936, Mrs. A.). Weaving and Practice Cottage. 2nd Semester (May 8, 1937, M.H.): Big Log.
022 N.D. General Science. (August]) Angel.
023 N.D. 1st & 2nd Semester. Vocational Civics.
024 December 1936 and May 1937. English (Literature, Grammar, Vocabulary, Spelling, Writing and Self-Expression).
025 N.D. Mathematics.
026 December 14, 1936, and May 8, 1937. Ethics.
027 December 12, (no year)- Survey Home Economics. May 1937 – Sewing. May 1937 – Home Management.
028 November 26, 1935 through January 7, 1936. Math, Sewing, Hygiene, Ethics, Home Ec Survey, English. [Handwritten notation in bottom margin: “10-37 Domestic service New York City.”
AUDREY McINTIRE Student Record: Reports, Charts, Tests
029 SCHOOL RECORD listing Audrey’s grades for 1933-34 and two other undated school years, signed by each of her teachers. Signature of Principal; Emily Frank.
029a ATTENDANCE AND CHARACTER RECORD. School Date of Entrance: Aug. 1933. Attended: Jeff. Credits Transferred: Completed 5th.
030 Chart showing Audrey’s Objective and Subjective Ratings for age 13 (1933-34), age 14 (1934-35), and age 15 (1935-36)
031 N.D. Audrey’s health report.
032 August 31, 1934. NEW STANFORD ACHIEVEMENT TEST: Advanced Examination: Form V for Grades 4-9 for Audrey, age 14, grade 7.
032a EDUCATIONAL PROFILE CHART for August 1934, May 1935, May 1936.