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"Forty-Year Loan Repaid In Five By Chatham Negro Who 'Just Couldn't Sleep In Debt' "
A newspaper article about Ollie Burnett, "the first Negro farm family in the United States to repay their 40-year farm purchase loan to the Farm Security Administration." Contributed by his grandchildren.
Edgar F. Pohlmann, Engineering Aide, Hiwassee Dam, TVA
Pohlmann's photographs of the Tennessee Valley Authority's Hiwassee Dam in North Carolina. Contributed by his son, Don Pohlmann.
West Dante WPA Sewing Project
A photograph and description of the West Dante, West Virginia, WPA Sewing Project. Contributed by project supervisor Mae Dingus Culbertson.
Harold Sims: Artist and CCC Cadet
A photograph and description of CCC cadet Harold Sims, with his painting of President Roosevelt. Contributed by his daughter, Suzanne Sims Baker.
Seven Months of Boyhood Adventures
An account of Robert N. Bowie's travels with his best friend, J. Leon Pickens, around the United States in 1931. Contributed by his grandson, James I. Bowie.



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