Education, Rural -- Georgia
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Content This collection contains Grace Hyatt’s memoirs which she composed in intervals between 1980 and 2002. It includes genealogical accounts of the Lorentzson family and several accounts of her life and that of her husband, Spurgeon. Most of these accounts are recollections of her teaching career in Brunswick, Collins, and Canton, as well as her courtship with Spurgeon.
Scope and Content This collection consists of genealogical information about John Wesley Stipe as well as typewritten and handwritten memoirs of his childhood, the days of his first marriage, Civil War service, and career as a Methodist Episcopal circuit pastor. His typewritten memoirs describe life in rural antebellum Georgia including such activities as justice courts, log rolling, and corn shucking. Of particular interest are two handwritten journal entries, written in the style of a newspaper series,...
Dates: 1864-2003, undated; Majority of material found within 1864 - 1961