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WHAT’S NEW – LATEST DIGITAL ADDITIONS

A Searchable List of the Latest Additions to pinemountainsettlement.net

LATEST DIGITAL ADDITIONS

Laden Trail road, Fall 2018. [P1110925; Photo by Helen Wykle]

SEPTEMBER 2022

9/26 OTTA MAE BURGAN Student – Brief biography of Otta Mae Burgan who, along with her sister, Wilma Burgan, was a boarding school student at Pine Mountain Settlement School in the early 1940s.

09/25 EDWIN AND GRACE MARY BLASHFIELD Friends – Images and brief biographies of two generous donors to PMSS through their bequests in 1948. Edwin Howard Blashfield (1848-1936) was a famed muralist and Grace Mary Hall Blashfield (1869-1947), a writer.

09/09 RICHARD ELLIOTT Student Records – Contents and images (RESTRICTED) of a student who attended PMSS from 1929 to 1930.

09/08 RAY BANKS Student – Brief biography of one of three brothers who were PMSS students in the 1940s, primarily based on his self-evaluation letters to his parents.
09/06 RAY BANKS Student Records – Images and contents of self-evaluation letters from a PMSS student to his parents, dated 1944-1945.

09/04 RUBY ETHEL HAMILTON Student – Biography of a student from the coal town of Hot Spot who attended PMSS in 1935-1936.
09/03 RUBY ETHEL HAMILTON Student Records –  Images and contents of correspondence with Director Glyn Morris and school records (RESTRICTED) for a PMSS student, 1935-1936.

09/02 JOHN WAGERS Student – Brief biography of a student who attended Pine Mountain Settlement School for a short time in 1925.
09/02 JOHN WAGERS Student Records
 – Images and list of contents of John Wager’s mother’s correspondence with Katherine Pettit concerning his entrance and departure from PMSS in 1925.

09/01 ROXIE AND BEATRICE GAMBREL Students – Brief biographies of sisters from Twila, Kentucky, who attended PMSS from 1946 until the closing of the boarding school.

AUGUST 2022

8/29 ROXIE AND BEATRICE GAMBREL Student Records – Images and contents of Beatrice’s application to attend PMSS, Home and Parents Record, letters to her parents, and student records (RESTRICTED). Her sister, Roxie Gambrel, was included in the Home and Parents Record. Both were PMSS students in the late 1940s.

8/27 ROXIE GAMBREL Student Records – Images and contents of the PMSS application, letters to parents, and student records (RESTRICTED) of a PMSS student who attended Pine Mountain Settlement School from 1946 to 1949.

8/23 BONNIE AYERS SHAW Student – Images and biography of a PMSS boarding school student, 1939-1942, one of six sisters who attended Pine Mountain Settlement School.
8/15 BONNIE AYERS SHAW Correspondence – Contents and images of the letters of Bonnie Ayers, dated 1939-1947, one of six Ayers sisters who attended PMSS.

8/14 FRED BAKER Student – Biography and images of Fred Baker, a student who attended PMSS from 1947 until 1949 when the boarding school ended.
8/14 FRED BAKER Correspondence – Images and contents of self-evaluation letters dated 1947-1949 from PMSS student Fred Baker to his parents.

8/12 EVA DALE ADAMS Student – Biography of a boarding school student at Pine Mountain Settlement School who graduated in 1945.
8/12 EVA DALE ADAMS Correspondence – Images & contents of two self-evaluation letters from a PMSS student to her parents in May & December 1944.

8/6 STUDENTS – Links to pages with student photographs, activities, and lists of names of those who have attended Pine Mountain Settlement School during the Boarding School and the Community School years.

8/5 PUBLICATIONS PMSS EPHEMERA William Creech Founder – Images and transcription of a 9-page promotional brochure, featuring “Uncle William’s Reasons” and photographs, c. 1929.

8/2 PUBLICATIONS PMSS EPHEMERA Pine Mountain Settlement Inc. 3-Fold – Images and transcription of a flyer promoting PMSS mission, using the words of Uncle William Creech, founder, c. 1915.

8/2 PUBLICATIONS PMSS Ephemera Guide – Images and chronological list of links to PMSS ephemera and small publications produced by Pine Mountain Settlement School.

8/2 PUBLICATIONS PMSS Ephemera – Introduction, history, and definition of one-time stand-alone PMSS publications not necessarily associated with serial publications.

8/1 (UPDATED) PUBLICATIONS PMSS “Pine Mountain Ears” 1953 – Images of staff newsletters published by PMSS and containing Community School staff, student, and visitor news, May through July, 1953. A list of contents of the newsletters has been added.


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