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This is the birth certificate for Johnny Preston Greene, born on August 6, 1915. The parents of the newborn boy were Dudley Farthing Greene, father, and Alice Hattie Greene, mother. Both the parents were born in Watauga County, and Dudley worked as a…

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This newspaper clipping from the Watauga Democrat on June 13, 1983, shows the obituaries in the area. This one focuses on Maude Farthing, who died on June 11 at 89. Maude was born in 1894 and was the daughter of Winfield Scott and Nannie Vaught…

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This newspaper clipping writes how two Watauga school teachers, Mrs. Dorothy F. Greene, who taught for ten years at the Bethel Elementary School, and Mr. Vance C. Vines, who is the principal in the Burlington City Schools were given officer positions…

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This newspaper clipping shows school officials' instrumental in the growth of the Watauga County school system from 1885 to 1955. The names of these individuals are listed in the middle section of the article at the bottom and into the third section…

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In this document, the Farthing Family has employed the service of S.C. Eggers to sell the C.J. Farthing Farm of 69 acres for them in Watauga County, North Carolina. Upon this real estate being sold, the family agreed to pay the sum of $16,000 dollars…

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This image depicts a newspaper clipping from the Greensboro Daily News. At the top of the clipping "Trails. N" is written in red pen. Towards the middle, there is a fading stamp that reads "Greensboro Daily News" and "A-1 Nov. 16, 1972" is written in…

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This is an empty manila envelope that housed assorted newspaper clippings in this collection. On the outside of the envelope there is a list of various regions of Watauga County. The list includes: "Beech Mtn, Blowing Rock, Boone, Deep Gap, Seven…

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This short newspaper clipping announces Rufus Edmisten as a speaker at the Democratic rally in Watauga County that night. This item is on the bottom, second from the left, of page 65 in Rufus Edmisten's scrapbook labeled "Birth-Appointment on Ervin's…

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This newspaper clipping features an image of five men. Edmisten is pictured second from the left. In the article it features Edmisten calling on the Democratic Party to come together at a rally held at the Watauga County Courthouse. This item is on…

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This time is a selective service registration card for Rufus Edmisten. It indicates he was registered on July 14, 1959. This item is found on the top right on page 12 in Rufus Edmisten's scrapbook labeled "Birth-Appointment on Ervin's staff, Volume…
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