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Basil Armstrong Thomasson Diaries

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This collection includes the transcription of the diaries of Basil A. Thomasson, written from 1853 to 1862. Thomasson was a farmer and school teacher in East Bend-Yadkinville, North Carolina. These documents notably provide insight on his daily activities as a farmer, his behavior and convictions as a deeply religious man, his feelings about his family and his involvement with the community, and his experiences as a school teacher.

Recent Additions

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