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What Is in a Name? Public Perceptions and Private Identities of Two Men Named Williard Watson

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Williard Watson was a nationally known Appalachian craftsman who had a charming personality and was loved by Appalachian North Carolinians. His great grandson and namesake, Willard Cline Watson III, investigated Watson’s life during his college years. In this article, Williard C. Watson III presents his findings about both the public and private life of his great grandfather.
North Carolina Folklore Journal (NoCar GR 110 N8 N6), Vol. 62 Issue 1, Winter-Spring 2015, p43-64, il, por, bibl