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Rural Retreat (Va.)

Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Fred and Dorothy Delp artwork

Identifier: AC-897
Abstract The collection contains 14 illustrations by Fred and Dorothy Delp. Dr. Fred Delp was a dentist from Rural Retreat, Virginia. The images are mainly of rural and small town life. Several of the drawings were used for James Pickett's Bit of Sunshine, published 1928. The drawings are in charcoal, ink, watercolor, and pencil.
Dates: circa 1928, undated

Kirby and Eller Family letters

Identifier: AC-495
Abstract The Kirby and Eller Family Letters contain correspondence between the Kirby and Eller families of Ashe County, North Carolina. The letters focus mainly on day-to-day events such as planting and harvesting crops, health and illness, and household tasks, but also include references to the Civil War.
Dates: 1826-1938, undated

Nancy Lee Frye Reynolds diary

Identifier: AC-538
Abstract This collection is a five-year diary of Nancy Lee Frye (Reynolds) of Rural Retreat, Virginia. The entries began in 1935 and ended in 1943.
Dates: 1935-1943