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Wells, Helen Lucille Irvin, 1898-1996


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Helen Irvin Wells interviewed by Inez Ramsey and Carolyn Hobson, 1978 July 18

Identifier: SdArch 5. File 5-5
Scope and Contents Records the reminiscences of Mrs. Helen Irvin Wells (b. 1898) of Harrisonburg, Va., school teacher at Grottoes, Elkton and Bridgewater Elementary schools and cook at Madison College for fifteen years. Describes her childhood incl. holiday observances (Easter, Christmas); games, ghost stories told by the half-breed Indian, making dolls & hats from corn husks, honeysuckle baskets; education (Effinger School, recollections of L. Simms, her brother, the poet U.G. Wilson, spelling contests,...
Dates: 1978 July 18