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Donley L. Stiles, Reminiscences of Monongalia County

Collection Number: A&M 3032


The boyhood memoirs of an elderly Monongalia County resident, entitled, "Our Daily Bread" relating rural life in the early years of the twentieth century. There is mention of home remedies, farming, country stores, school, church, holidays, transportation and folkways. He describes in detail seeing the first automobile in the western part of the county. Also contains some genealogical notes on William White and family, White is the surveyor who named that portion of the county, Battelle District.


  • Creation: 1910-1916


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0.1 Linear Feet (Summary: 1 in.)

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Donley L. Stiles, Reminiscences of Monongalia County, 1910-16
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1549 University Ave.
P.O. Box 6069
Morgantown WV 26506-6069 US