This collection contains twenty-four pages of genealogical notes related to Beaufort County, N.C., families including Bonner, Snoad, Smallwood, and Latham written by Lucretia Hughes of Washington, N.C.; and a scrapbook of "About Town" columns (1946-1947) written by Penelope Bogart (Rodman) as a teenager for the Washington News published in Washington, N.C. Also included are two typescripts of interviews done in 1938 with a mill worker at Glen Raven Cotton Mill in Burlington, N.C., and with a woman who ran a lodging house in Raleigh, N.C.; and an undated typescript titled "Description of Mill Village" about life on Factory Hill where many of the Asheville Cotton Mill workers lived. The interview with the woman in Raleigh also includes her experiences during the Civil War in Wake County, N.C. In addition, there is an errata of corrections to Van Camp's Images of America: Washington, North Carolina and a Bible containing family history information.
October 31, 2019, (unprocessed addition 2) 2.0 cubic feet; Donation includes a 1918 journal documenting a visit to a soldier stationed at Camp Mills on Long Island, genealogy notes, framed Bonner Coat of Arms, a photograph of a drawing of the Smallwood Place, a copy of Louis Van Camp's "Images of America Washington, North Carolina," with handwritten corrections and a typed Errata submitted by several people including Penelope Rodman, correspondence (1989-1990), two 1944 edition Books of Common Prayer, a Bible with a few family births and deaths listed, and 19 volumes of genealogy publications (most by Marilu Burch Smallwood). Donor: George Rodman.
Gift of Penelope B. Rodman
Gift of George Rodman
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