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                             Sylva Herald and Ruralite

                          Jackson Centennial Edition
                               August 30, 1951
                      (Archives Call Number: DD 81-2-3)

                                 Section 1, Page 1

―Jackson County Ready For Centennial Celebration.‖

―Industrial Growth of Jackson County Began With the Coming Of The Railway, 1884.
       Forest Products Lead In Type of Raw Material.‖

―Fred L. Thomas Promoted To Rank Of Lt. Commander.‖ Includes Picture

―Achievement Days For 4-H HDC Club Set Next Week.‖

―Organized Program Scheduled Each Day.‖

―Jackson‘s Gold Star Mothers.‖

Williams, Mrs. Mary. ―Whittier Established in Year 1885.‖

―Time Enshrouded Mystery Concerning Sylva is Solved.‖ (whereabouts of Wm. D.
      Sylva for whom the town was named.)

Picture:      Celebration in 1913 of Unveiling of Confederate Statue on Steps of
              Jackson County Courthouse.

―Two New Doctors To Open Offices In Sylva Oct. 10th.‖ (Dr. Phillip Ernest DeWees
      and Dr. Leo Clayton McCampbell)

―Men Trying For Prizes Must March In Parade. (Men with beards.)




                                 Section 1, Page 2

Editorials:
        ―A Great County In An Great State.‖

       ―Highway 107 South‖
       ―250th Anniversary‖ (Detroit)

―Jackson County Rich in Potential.‖

Pictures:     ―The Herald Staff.‖

              ―Sylva‘s Business Section As It Looks Now.‖

―Dan Tompkins Was One of Jackson‘s Great Statesmen.‖ (Editor and Publisher of
      Jackson County Journal.)

―Cullowhee Boys Attend F.F.A. Convention.‖




                                    Section 1, Page 3

Picture:      General Erastus Rawley Hampton, Founder of Sylva

―Sylva Baptist Church Organized in Year 1888.‖ Includes Picture

―Rev. Spade Organized Sylva Methodist Church.‖ (Includes Picture)

―Episcopalians Met In 1888.‖

Hainlin, H. Mitchell. ―Addition to Episcopal Church Built.‖

Pictures:     Sylva‘s First Post Office
              Sylva‘s First Courthouse (Old Dan Bryson Home at Beta)




                                    Section 1, Page 4

Pictures:     ―C. J. Harris Community Hospital‖

              ―One Room Schoolhouse Where Professor R. L. Madison Began His
              Teaching in 1889.‖

              ―John T. Stewart, born in Hamburg Township in 1843—lived to be 89
              years old.

              ―Parson (Sourdough) Kincaid Sending Greetings From Adak, Alaska.‖
              ―Cowee Tunnel, Bored Through Rock By Convict Labor in 1880‘s.‖

Daniel, Dr. R. Davis. ―Jackson County‘s Medical Personnel.‖

Morgan, Dr. Ralph Siler. ―Jackson-Swain Cancer Clinic.‖

Morgan, Dr. Ralph Siler. ―‖Jackson‘s Present Medical Program.‖

Kirchberg, Dr. Roy W. ―C. J. Harris Community Hospital Benefits Jackson‘s Sick.‖

―Swift and Company to Participate in Parade Saturday.‖

―Trout Fishing Class In all N.C. Lakes.‖

―Roosevelt‘s Visit To Jackson Made History.‖




                                  Section 1, Page 5

―C.J. Harris, One of County‘s Noted Men.‖ (Includes Picture)

―McKee Instrumental in Forming of Paperboard.‖ (Includes Picture)

―S.W. Enloe Was Closely Associated With C. J. Harris.‖




                                  Section 1, Page 6

Cogdill Motor Company Page
       Picture:    ―Mr. Sam Cogdill and Son at the Original Cogdill Motor
                   Comapny,1930.

                      ―Mrs. Mary Morris Stands Beside 1951 Roadster.‖

                      ―Mr. Sam Cogdill Stands Beside 1917 Dodge.‖
                                 Section 1, Page 7



Pictures:     ―Made Long Before Paved Roads Were Thought Of.‖ (Picture of mostly
              women working on roads in Love Field. Community people kept up
              roads.)

              ―Professor E. H. Stillwell, Author, Teacher, Pioneer.‖

              ―Bud Cowan One of First Teachers on East Fork.‖

―History of Organization of Sylva Presbyterian Church.‖




                                 Section 1, Page 9

Picture:      ―The Town Of Sylva As It Looks Today.‖

―Highway 107 To Be Finished in Two Weeks.‖

―Brown Home Among County‘s Oldest Dwellings.‖ (Albert Brown Home at Cowarts.)




                                 Section 1, Page 10

Pictures:     ―A Familiar Sight....Preacher Deitz and His Model T.‖

              ―Jasper Allen Who Built Sylva‘s First School House.‖

―Tuckaseigee Democrat Describes Jackson.‖

―Thomas Worked For Organization Of Jackson County.‖ (Col. William H. Thomas)




                                 Section 2, Page 1

―Jackson‘s First Known Schools Were Located In The Present Vicintiy of Cullowhee
       Community.‖
―20 Men Held Superintendent‘s Job Here.‖

Stillwell, Prof. E. H. ―County Cut From Heart Of Old Cherokee Land.‖

―Jackson School Scene Undergoes Face-Lifting.‖

Pictures:     ―Proposed Canada School‖
              ―Barker‘s Creek Elementary School‖




                                 Section 2, Page 2

―Western Carolina Teacher‘s College Evolved From One-Teacher School.‖

―Sylva‘s First Two School Houses Still Standing.‖

―Ernest Labor Paid Off For Professor Madison.‖

―Growth of W.C.T.C. Aided Greatly By Its Various Administrations.‖




                                 Section 2, Page 3

Picture:      ―Scott‘s Creek School House‖

―Town of Sylva Was Charted Twice By General Assembly.‖




                                 Section 2, Page 4

Picture:      ―John‘s Creek Elementary School‖

―Blackwood Lumber Company Was Big Organization.‖
                                 Section 2, Page 5

Picture:      ―Sylva Elementary School‖

―Mrs. McKee Was Credit To Jackson.‖ Includes Picture (Mrs. Gertrude Dills McKee)




                                 Section 2, Page 7

―Jackson County Roads Are Big Development.‖

―Judge Cannon Owned Most of Land In Sylva.‖ (Judge Riley Cannon)

Pictures:     ―Glenville High School‖

              ―Cashier Elementary School‖




                                 Section 2, Page 8

Taylor, Dr. Rosser H. ―Scribner‘s Monthly Writer Visited Jackson County in 1874.‖
       (Edward King)

Picture:      ―Aunt Jane Coward—100 years old—only person living within its
              confines when the county was organized.‖ (Mrs. J. Van Coward)




                                 Section 3, Page 1

―Uncle Will Norton, 94, Recalls Tales Of Jackson County During Days of War Between
       The States.‖ (Includes Picture)

―Buchanan Hid Deed Book From Yankees.‖ (William H. Buchanan)

―Sheriff Fumed As Jim Ward Rode To Jail.‖

―Cheesquaw Certain There Was No Flood.‖
―Sylva Was Booming During Early 1900‘s.‖ (Picture of W. Riley Tallent)

― ‗Shore Was Muddy From Webster Today.‘ ―




                                 Section 4, Page 1

―Construction Of Jackson County Railroad Linked Jackson County With The Outside
       World.‖

―Southern Railroad Is Important To Sylva.‖

―19 Convicts Drowned While Boring Tunnel.‖ (Railroad tunnel—only known account to
      list the name of the sole survivor.)

―General Hampton Built Sylva‘s Railroad Depot.‖

―Brave Fireman Halted Runaway Freight Train.‖




                                 Section 4, Page 2

―Addie Is Typical Mountain Community.‖

Picture:      ―Sylva Between The Years 1907-1911‖




                                 Section 4, Page 3

―Teester Focused Eyes Of World On Jackson County.‖ (Rev. Albert Teester, snake
       handling preacher)

―Sylva‘s Board Sidewalks Built in Year 1895.‖

―1913 Vote For Removal Of County Seat Carried Heavily.‖
                                  Section 4, Page 4

―Sandlin‘s Desire For Dynamite Almost Cost Life.‖

Picture:      ―The Old Balsam Lodge‖




                                  Section 4, Page 7

―Nantahala Power Company Developments Contribute To Jackson‘s Economic Status.‖

―John Clark Lost Life In Typical Wreck.‖ (Railroad Accident)

―Sylva Expanded Greatly After World War I.‖




                                  Section 4, Page 8

―County‘s Worst Flood In 1940.‖

―Excerpts Of Interest From The Jackson County Journal.‖

Picture:      ―Aunt Jane Hatcher—101‖




                                  Section 5, Page 1

Pictures:     ―Sylva City Park‖

              ―Mae Hampton, Daughter of General E. R. Hampton, Who Named The
              Town of Sylva For William D. Sylva.‖

―Golf Was In Style Here During Period of 30‘s.‖

―Jackson Paid With Lives in World War II.‖

―Passel Of Fleas Chase School Children Away.‖ (Webster, 1874)

―County Rich in Minerals.‖
―Honest John Provided Hunters With Sport.‖

―Baseball Thrived in Jackson Years Ago.‖
                              Sylva Centennial 89/89

                          Supplement To Sylva Herald
                              September 28, 1989
                       (Archives Call Number PD 89-2-1)



                                  Section 1, Page 2

Pictures:     ―A.C. Reynolds, Who Served As President Of Cullowhee Normal and
              Industrial School From 1912-1920.‖

              ―Sylva In 1895—Dirt Streets, Board Buildings‖



                                  Section 1, Page 3

―Town Received Its Name In Dramatic Storybook Tale.‖ Includes Picture of William D.
      Sylva

―W.D. Sylva‘s Daughter Is Still Living In Texas.‖

Pictures:     Maude Sylva and Will Lena Sylva Wheeler

              1956—Sylva‘s Daughter and Granddaughter

              189—Scotts Creek Frozen With Ice 15 to 18 inches thick




                                  Section 1, Page 4

Pictures:     Sylva‘s Main Street 1919-1920 (Includes listing of all stores)

              Sylva‘s Main Street Around 1920

Parris, John. ―Parris Shares Memories Of the Sylva He Knew As A Child.‖
                                 Section 1, Page 5

―W.C.U.‘s Founders Were Dedicated To Education.‖

Pictures:     Robert Lee Madison

              The Original Madison Building On Campus of Cullowhee State Normal
              School

              R. L. Madison and Will Norton

―S.W. Enloe Was Closely Connected With C.J. Harris.‖ (Reprinted From Sylva Herald
             30 Aug 1951.)




                                 Section 1, Page 6

Picture:      Town of Dillsboro Around 1900




                                 Section 1, Page 7

―First Automobile Dealer in Sylva Drove Car Up Courthouse Steps.‖

Pictures:     1922 Picture of Dr. Eld Bryson, (Company Physician of Blackwood
              Lumber ) and a car with wheels to fit on a railroad track

              Western Carolina Teacher‘s College in Early 1940‘s




                                 Section 1, page 9

Phillips, Carey. ―Visit By Roosevelt Caused Great Excitement In Sylva.‖

―David M. Hall Was U.S. Congressman.‖ (Includes Picture)

―Judge Riley Cannon Owned Most Sylva Land.‖ (Reprinted From Sylva Herald 30 Aug
       1951.
Pictures:     President Roosevelt‘s car coming down Sylva street

              Western Carolina Teacher‘s College in 1940‘s

              Boodleville Built around 1947 at WCTC to provide housing for married
              students. Before war, students were not allowed to marry while in school.




                                Section 1, Page 10

―Herald‘s Editor Recalls Sylva‘s Main Street Through The Years.‖

Pictures:     Sylva‘s Main Street During the ‗40‘s

              Sylva‘s Main Street During the mid-50‘s




                                Section 1, Page 11

Picture:      House located on North side of Main Street in Sylva




                                Section 1, Page 12

Pictures:     Pictures of 1951 Jackson County Centennial

              Large Group Of Sylva Residents on Steps of Courthouse

              Float—Replica Of Webster Courthouse

              County Employees Dressed For Centennial

              Citizens Gathered Under the Centennial Banner on Main Street

              People Gathered in Front of Old Tuckaseigee Bank Building

              Ladies Dressed for the Occasion

              Float Representing Old Sylva Elementary School
              Float Depicting Old Dan Bryson House, First Jackson County Courthouse




                                Section 1, Page 13

―Today‘s Dillsboro is Bustling Once More.‖

Picture:      ―Dan Cogdill Turning Key To Lock Train Station Down For Last Time‖




                                Section 1, Page 15

Oliver, Mandy. ―Lifelong Resident Recalls Childhood Days in Sylva.‖

Pictures:     ―J.S. Higdon‘s Ford Garage‖

              ―Hampton House, Built By Gen. E.R. Hampton‖

              ―1913 Monument Honoring Civil War Dead Erected‖




                                Section 2, Page 17

―Town Of Sylva Was Chartered Twice By N.C. Assembly.‖
―Town Of Dillsboro Erected and Named After Coming Of The Railroad in 1883.‖
      (Reprinted from the Sylva Herald 30 Aug 1951.)

―Western Carolina University, 1889-1989.‖

―W.C.U. Building Bear Some Noted Names.‖

Pictures:     Campus Of Cullowhee Normal and Industrial School in 1923.

              W.C.U.‘s Joyner Building Around Mid-50‘s

              Campus of WCU in 1970
                                Section 2, Page 19

Pictures:     Sylva Webster Football Team 1965

              Eric Streater Who Quarterbacked Sylva Webster to 1980 State 2-A
              Championship

              Only Two High School Football Coaches Sylva had For Past 40 Years
              (Picture 1977) Joe Hunt and Babe Howell along with Ed Sutton, Star of
              the 1952 Team

              Sylva High‘s Girls Basketball Team, 1937-38.

              A Western Carolina College Baseball Player During 1950‘s

              Chancellor H.F. Robinson, E.J. Whitmire and Coach Bob Waters at
              Dedication of Whitmire Stadium in 1974.




                                Section 2, Page 20

Phillips, Carey. ―From Tornado To Mustangs, Sylva has Produced Winners.‖

Pictures:     ―Sylva High‘s First Undefeated Football Team in 1937.

              Tommy Love Helped Sylva-Webster Win Western 2A Championship
              In 1965-66.




                                Section 2, Page 21

White, Steve. ―A History Of Athletics At Western Carolina University.‖

Pictures:     Four Time All-American Henry Logan 1965-1968

              Tom Young

              Jim Gudger

              Bob Waters
              Dam Robinson

              1949 Western Carolina Football Team

              1933-34 Sylva High Basetball Team Won Three Tournaments

              1921-22 Sylva High Girls Basketball Team




                                 Section 2, Page 22

Phillips, Carey. ―National Pastime Has Rich History in Sylva, Dillsboro.‖

Pictures:     Cullowhee Normal and Industrial School Baseball Team During 1920‘s

              Sylva High School Basketball Squad of 1924-25

              Sylva‘s Little League All Stars 1961

              Sylva Webster‘s 2-A Basketball Championship Team 1974

              First Football Team at Sylva High 1928




                                 Section 2, Page 23

―Morgan Initiates Medical Innovations.‖ (Dr. Ralph Siler Morgan)

Picture:      ―Children‘s Sunday School Class of the Sylva Methodist Church Around
              1924.‖




                                 Section 2, Page 24

Pictures:     Western Carolina University‘s Joyner Building Fire in Jan, 1981.

              Students and Faculty Of Sylva Collegiate Institute in 1926.

              Sylva-Webster Golden Eagle marching Band 1970
              Professor Edgar Stillwell With A Group Of Cullowhee School Children
              Around 1910

              The J.S. Higdon Garage

              Sylva Train Depot on Mill Street

              Original ―School House‖ Where Western Carolina University Began in
              1889

              Picture of Crowd Gathered In Front of a Store on Main Street, Sylva in
              1930‘s




                                Section 2, Page 25
Anderson, Nina. ―Sylva Builders Supplies‘ History Told.‖

―Harris Was Industrialist.‖ (Reprinted From Sylva Herald, 30 Aug 1951.

―Tompkins Was Statesman.‖ (Dan Tompkins, editor and State Representative)

―1913 Dillsboro Ordinances Provided Specific Instruction For Town Life.‖

Pictures:     Scott‘s Creek In Flood Stage in May, 1904
              Members of the Sylva Fire Department in the 1930‘s




                                Section 2, Page 25

Pictures:     Dean W. Ernest Bird and C.H. Allen at Western Carolina

              E. L. Mckee Home on Main Street

              Cannon Home in Dillsboro (Present Squire Watkins Inn)
                                 Section 2, Page 27

―Early Schools Are Now Gone From Sylva and Dillsboro.‖

Pictures:     First School in Dillsboro—Located in Old Masonic Lodge Building
              Photo Around 1900 of Children and Faculty

              Students at Sylva High School in 1917

              Sylva Elementary and High School Building With Some Students in 1916

              Students and Faculty of Dillsboro School in 1911

              1917 Picture of Some Students of Old Sylva High School

              Home Economics Class of Sylva High School in 1924-25

              Old Sylva Elementary School




                                 Section 2, Page 28

―Nantahala Has Supplied Power to Sylva Since 1933 Line Bought.‖

―Queen Recalls The Early Years With Dillsboro-Sylva Power Company.‖ (Claude
Queen) Includes Picture

Carter, Chuck. ―McGuires Dental Practice Is Family Affair.‖

Mainwaring, Emily. ―Children Enjoyed Simple Pleasures of Life in Sylva of Bygone
     Days.‖




                                 Section 2, Page 29

Picture:      Dills Falls in 1930‘s, Destroyed During Construction of Sylva By Pass.
                                 Section 2, Page 30

Cardin, Gary. ―‖Collegiate Institute of Sylva Opened Doors in 1898; Had 229 Students,
       10 Teachers in 1924.‖ (Reprinted from Sylva Herald 18 Dec 1967)

Pictures:     Students, Faculty & Local Residents Around 1900 At Sylva Collegiate
              Institute.

              Administration Building For Sylva Collegiate Institute.




                                 Section 2, Page 31

―Hospital Has Tradition of Community Service.‖

Pictures:     Original Hospital Building in Final Sages of Construction in 1959

              C.J. Harris After Expansion in 1986

―Parris Roamed The World Until Mountains Beckoned Him Home.‖

Pictures:     John Parris

              John Parris With Trygve Lie, Foreign Minister of Norway At Organization
              Conference for United Nations in 1945

              Sylva Boy Scout Troup in 1926




                                 Section 2, Page 32

―Sylva Supply, Oldest Downtown Business –Began Operations in 1898‖

Picture:      Sylva Supply Company Around 1930

―Paper Plant is Recycle Operation.‖

―Sylva Sidewalks Built in 1895.‖ (Reprinted from Sylva Herald 30Aug 1951)

Picture:      Thad Bryson House Located on King Street
              Jackson County Fair Before 1917—Shows a Parade




                                Section 2, Page 33

Clasen, Jonnie. ―Early Industry provided Varied Economic Base For Town s of Sylva
       and Dillsboro.‖

―WRGC Is Sylva‘s First and Only Radio Station.‖

Picture:      Jim Childress

              New Jackson Hotel on Main Street in 1920‘s

              Mead Corporation and Armour Leather Company Before 1958




                                Section 2, Page 34

―Centennial Committee Announces Activities Planned For Week.‖

―SCC Has Served Area For Twenty-Five Years.‖

Pictures:     An Early Trades Class Works on Masonry Project

              Catastrophic Flood in Dillsboro in 1890

              Building Where Jackson County Journal was Published




                                Section 2, Page 35

Pictures:     Sylva‘s Main Street in 1989

              General Store Operated By Dallas Wike Before 1920‘s in Cullowhee

              President of W.C.T.C., Hiram T. Hunter, on Campus Clean-Up Day
              During W.W. II.
               A.J. Dills, Sylva‘s First Real Estate Agent, On a Rock in Scott‘s Creek—
               Early in 20th Century

               Early Store in Dillsboro

               Western Carolina University‘s Hoey Auditorium Completed in 1939

               A Pile of Wood In Mead Plant Wood Lot in 1950‘s

               Velt‘s Cafe in Early 1950‘s

               An Early Business in Dillsboro (Site of Current Enloe Marketplace)

               First Sylva Band Pictured Around 1920

               Buggy Ride Down Mill Street in 1911




                                  Section 2, Page 36

McRorie, J.D. ―Sylva‘s First Newspaper Was Published in 1888.‖

Pictures:      Present Sylva Herald Publishing Company Employees

               People Who Broke Ground for C.J. Harris Hospital

               N.C. General Assembly As It Met At WCU, May 1963

               Old Masonic Building in Dillsboro




                                  Section 2, Page 37

Hotaling, Lynn. ―Samantha Bumgarner Was Legendary Mountain Musician.‖

Picture:       Samantha Biddux Bumgarner

―Attorney General Of N.C. Began Law Practice Here.‖ (Lacy Thornburg)

Picture:       Lacy Thornburg

Casey-McDonald, Victoria. ―Black Communities Established Here More Than a
      Century Ago.‖
―Mrs. McKee Was Credit to Jackson.‖ (Reprinted From Sylva Herald 30 Aug 1951)

Picture:      E. L. McKee and Wife Gertrude Dills McKee

―McKee Instrumental in Forming of Paperboard.‖

Picture:      Jackson County Bank in 1950‘s




                                  Section 2, Page 38

―Moore, Long Time Sylva Resident, Was Governor.‖

Picture:      Dan Killian Moore

Ehasz, Ginny. ―Dr.D.D. Hooper Was Medical Pioneer.‖

Pictures:     Almost the Entire Student Body, Faculty and Staff of Cullowhee Normal
              And Industrial School Around 1915

              Sylva Webster High School Nearing Completion in 1959

              Fairview Elementary School in 1973

              Cullowhee State Normal School in Mid 1920‘s

              Dave Rogers Barn With Training School in Background




                                  Section 2, Page 39

―Ashley, Chasam, Buster Brown and QC Apparel Provide Boost To Local Economy.‖

Lackey, Maureen M. ―Sylva‘s First Girl Scout Troup Organized by Docia Garrett.‖

Picture:      First Girl Scout Troup in Sylva in 1933

―One Hundred Years of Student Life in Cullowhee.‖

―From A One-Room School To A Regional University.‖
Gray, Mrs. Minnie Dills. ―History of Dillsboro Told; 19 Convicts Died While Crossing
       River; First Depot Was Boxcar.‖ (Reprinted from Sylva Herald 15 Aug 1957)

Pictures:     Sylva Swimming Pool—1937

              Old School Superintendent‘s Home

              Old Sylva High School
                         Jackson County Courthouse
                   Supplement to Sylva Herald and Ruralite
                               June 15, 1995


                                       Page 2

      Majors-Duff, Lisa. ―C.J. Harris Orchestrated County Seat Move From Webster
by Promising Commissioners A New Courthouse In Sylva. Picture: C.J. Harris.




                                       Page 3

       Picture: One Year Old Twins, Harold and Hazel Leatherwood, Children of John
M. and Elba Buchanan Leatherwood at Foot of Confederate Soldier Monument in 1916.



                                       Page 4
      ―Courthouse Completed in 10 Months.‖

      Picture: Courthouse in 1914. (Insets show stages of construction)



                                       Page 5

      Nichols, Angela. ―Courthouse, Cupolas Provide Town Focal Points.‖

      ―Local Courthouse is Legendary.‖

      Picture: Madison County Courthouse




                                       Page 6
      Painter, Jacqueline B. ―York Was Construction Foreman.‖

      Picture: James Haywood York and wife Ardella Dills York
       Picture: Clock Added to Cupola in 1952



                                       Page 7
       Hooper, Rose. ―Confederate Soldiers Monument Dedicated 1915.‖

      Picture: 1915 Picture of Unveiling of Confederate Monument With County‘s
Remaining Civil War Soldiers.



                                       Page 8
       Garza, Amy Ammons. ―‖The Day Grandpa Didn‘t Show Up for Supper.‖

       ―Strother Scaled Courthouse While Whole County Watched.‖ (William C.
Strother, ―Human Spider.‖)

       Picture: Lady Justice on Top the Courthouse Dome



                                       Page 9

        McRorie, Loquita H. ―Five Holden Children Pretended County Courthouse Was
‗Castle‘.‖

       Picture: Holden Children Seated on Confederate Monument. (Homer and Janice,
Loquita, Bobby and Jacqueline—children of Leonard Holden, Sheriff)



                                      Page 10

      Phillips, Carey. ―Courthouse Is Big Part of Henson‘s Life.‖ Picture: Margaret
Henson.

       ―School Prank.‖ (Bernice Cowan Higdon)
                                     Page 11

      Higdon, Bernice Cowan. ―Higdon‘s Son Sent Contribution To Save Courthouse.‖

      ―Hoopers Recall Jury Stories.‖ (Felix Hooper)

      Picture: 1953 Jackson County Board members—Early Deitz, Charlie Stewart,
Edward Fowler, Supt. Vernon Cope, Chairman W.R. Enloe, and T.T. Varner.

      Hooper, Rose. ―Courthouse Once Housed Board of Education.‖



                                     Page 12

      ―Jackson County Courthouse—Its History At A Glance‖ (Timeline)



                                     Page 14

      Coward, Jay. ―Sylva Attorney Jay Coward Remembers The Courthouse of His
Boyhood Days.‖ Picture: Jay Coward, 1965.



                                     Page 15

      Nicholas, Angela. ―Glenn Hughes Was Fixture At Courthouse.‖ Picture: Glenn
Hughes and Nell Sandford in Old Court House.



                                     Page 17

      Hooper, Rose. ―Sheriff‘s Office Used To Be in Courthouse.‖

      Picture: Sheriff Fred Holcombe With Deputies Ferman Dillard, Gay W. Sutton,
and Charlie Calhoun.

      ―Lucius Allen Learns ‗A Soft Answer Turneth Away Wrath.‘‖

      Sutton, Mildred Styles. ―High School Girls Sometimes ‗Slipped Off To Court‘.‖
                                          Page 18

          Hooper, Irene Bishop. ―Daddy Gets A Job At The Courthouse.‖

          Majors-Duff, Lisa. ―1914 Statistics Describe A Very Different Sylva.‖



                                          Page 19

          Phillips, Carey. ―1968 Renovation Improved Interior, Exterior.‖

          Picture: Spruce Trees Blocking View of Jackson County Courthouse From Main
Street.

          Picture: West Wall of Jackson County Courthouse Just Before Renovation in
1968.



                                          Page 20

          Carter, George-Anne. ―Travel Diary Reveals Memories of Courthouse.‖

          Smith, Harry E. ―Football Coach Used 107 Steps.‖

          ―Traffic Banned On Famous Steps.‖

          Picture: Postcard View of Jackson County Courthouse Steps.



                                          Page 21

          ―Renovation and Beyond.‖

          Pictures: Various Stages Of Renovation of Courthouse



                                          Page 22

          Picture: Jeff And Eula Holden Dressed in Centennial Finery.
       Picture: War Monument Honoring Men & Women of Jackson County Who
Served in Armed Forces.

       Picture: Linda Collins With Grandchildren, Steve and Ashley Fitzgerald, At
Place Where Jackson County Time Capsule Is Burried.

       Picture: Fountain At Foot Of Courthouse Steps



                                      Page 23

       Picture: Bo Frady and Brent Bryson on Courthouse Cupola To Repaint It. (From
Frady‘s Paint Service, owned by Harold and Bo Frady)

       Picture: T. Walter Ashe, County Commissioner, Jennings Bryson, Clerk, Maude
Barnes Douglas and Hilda Keener Flickenger in Old Jackson County Courthouse.
                       Jackson County Sesquicentennial
                    Supplement To Sylva Herald and Ruralite
                             September 27, 2001



                                       Page 2

       Picture: Parade During Jackson County Centennial

       Picture: Student Elected Officials Were Named For Occasion



                                       Page 3

       Phillips, Carey. ―Visit By Roosevelt Caused Great Excitement.‖

       Picture: Crowd Estimated At 7000-10,000 Lined Sylva‘s Main Street Sept. 8,
1936, to See President Roosevelt.

       Hotaling, Lynn. ―Nation‘s First Lady Visited Canada, W.C.U. in 1967.‖

        Picture: Jackson Country Commissioner Franz Whitmire, Then A Teacher Corps
Intern, Cuts Bobby Owens Hair As Lady Bird Johnson Watches.



                                       Page 4

      Majors-Duff, Lisa. ―Justice Center Last Of Seven County Courthouses.‖ (Sources,
Sylva Herald Aug 30, 1951; 28 Sept 1989; 15 June, 1995.)
       Courthouses: Daniel Bryson Home
                     Church in Lovesfield
                     Allen Fisher Store
                     Webster Courthouse, No. 1
                     Webster Courthouse, No. 2
                     Jackson County Courthouse
                     Jackson County Justice Center

       Picture: C.J. Harris

       Picture: Jackson County Courthouse in 1914
                                        Page 5

       Picture: Webster‘s Mountain View Hotel Destroyed By Fire in 1910, Was Site of
Visit By Thomas Edison. Picture Taken On That Day.

      Picture: Chunk Cowan Of Sylva with Charlie Campbell. At 7 Feet Was Tallest
Man In U.S. Army in WWI.

       Picture: Monument to ―Heroes of Confederacy‖ Erected 1915.

       Picture: Unveiling of Confederate Statue With Remaining Civil War Veterans
Gathered on Courthouse Steps.



                                        Page 6

       Hotaling, Lynn. ―John Brinkley, One of Jackson‘s Favorite Sons.‖

       Picture: Dr. John R. Brinkley, Jr.

       ―Hall, Moore, McKee, Thornburg Also Counted Among County‘s Favorites.‖
(David Hall, Dan Moore, Gertrude Dills McKee, Lacy Thornburg)


                                        Page 7

       Picture: Dan Killian Moore

       Picture: Gertrude Dills McKee

       Picture: David M. Hall

       Picture: Lacy Thronburg

       ―E.D. ‗Duge‘ Davis Was County‘s First Sheriff.‖ (Reprinted from 30 Aug 1951)

       Picture: E.D. ‗Duge‘ Davis


                                        Page 8

       ―Southwestern Expands Educational Services.‖

Picture: Southwestern Student Working With Teacher on Computer
                                        Page 9

        Hotaling, Lynn. ―1940 Flood Caused Widespread Devastation.‖

        Picture: Concrete Bridge At Cullowhee Destroyed By Flood Aug. 30-31, 1940.

        ―19 Convicts Drowned While Boring Cowee Tunnel.‖ Reprinted from 30 Aug
1951.



                                       Page 10
        Hooper, Rose. ―County Rich In Cultural Resources.‖

        ―Talented People Best County Resource.‖

        Picture: John Parris

        Picture: Gary Carden

        Picture: Kay Byer

        Picture: Sue Ellen Bridgers

        Picture: Aunt Samantha Bumgarner

        Picture: Mary Jane Queen

        Picture: Harry Cagle

        Picture: Bob Terrell

        Picture: Sean Bridgers

        Picture: Nick Searcy



                                       Page 12

        Picture: Commercial Hotel (on corner of Spring and Main Streets)
        Picture: Sylva Depot on Main Street
       Picture: Home of E. Lyndon and Gertrude Dills McKee on Corner of Main and
Landis Streets.



                                        Page 13

       Hotaling, Lynn. ―Jackson County Has Four Incorporated Towns.‖ (Sylva,
Dillsboro, Webster, and Village of Forest Hills)

       Picture: Mayor Roscoe Poteet, Mayor for 20 years, Receiving Oath of Office
from Superior Court Judge Dan Moore in June, 1953.

        Picture: Old Masonic Building in Dillsboro in 1971 Just Prior To Being Torn
Down.

        Picture: Sylva‘s Main Street in 1950‘s.

        ―Teester Focused Eyes of World On Jackson County.‖ (Reprinted From 30 Aug
1951)



                                        Page 14

        ―W.C.U. Began As Small Mountain High School.‖

        Picture: Western Students in 1953 Working On Business Machines.

        Picture: Reading Room of Library in 1940‘s. Then in Joyner Building.

        Picture: Joyner Building, Built in 1914, in Flames in 1981.



                                        Page 15

        Picture: Panoramic View of Western Carolina‘s Campus in 1939.

      Picture: Original Building That Housed Cullowhee High School, Forerunner of
Western Carolina University.

        Picture: Madison Building—Completed in 1904, Torn Down and Replaced.
                                        Page 16
Pictures: Founding Board of Trustees of Southwestern Community College:
       R. Paul Buchanan     1968-1969.
       James B. Childress 1968-1969
       William B. Dillard 1968-1982        Past Chair and Vice Chair
       Paul Ellis           1968-1975      Past Chair
       W. Paul Holt         1968-1974, 1975 Present, Past Chair
       Walter Jackson       1968-1971
       Oscar Ledford        1968-19751 Past Vice Chair
       Bruce MacMurray      1968-1972
       Odell Shuler         1968-1979      Past Vice Chair
       George J. Stewart    1968-1975
       John Wikle           1968-1977

Pictures: S.C.C. Presidents
       Edward E. Bryson     1964-1980
       Dr. Norman K. Myers 1981-1991
       Dr. Barry W. Russell 1991-1996
       Dr. Cecil L. Groves 1991-Present



                              Page 17


Pictures: S.C.C. Board Members Through The Years
       Carl Stanford        1969-1979    Past Vice Chair
       Noah Powell          1971-1973
       Dorothea McDonald 1973-1981, 1990-1994
       James Surry          1973-1981
       Robert Carpenter     1973-1993    Past Chair and Vice Chair
       James Kent Coward 1974-1981       Past Chair
       James Sneed          1977-1992    Past Vice Chair
       Cecil Brooks         1979-1987
       Thomas L. Woodard 1979-1982
       William H. Smith     1980-1999    Past Vice Chair
       Earl E. Hooper       1981-1990; 1995-Present
       Robert Blanton       1981-1998    Past Chair and Vice Chair
       Hattie Morris        1981-1990
       Joseph Packnowiki 1982-1983
       Catherine H. Dillard 1982-1995
       Charles Jerry Sutton 1983-Present Past Chair and Vice Chair
       Talmadge Jones       1983-1985
       Calvin Myers         1985-1990
       Mary Jane Ferguson 1987-1996
       William J. Cowan     1990-1994
       Judith Revis          1991-1993
       Orville Coward, Jr.   1991-1995
       Delmar Robinson       1992-1994    Past Vice Chair
       Thomas K. Jenkins     1993-1997
       Jean Douthit          1993-1997
       William J. Seel       1994-1996
       George Hooper         1994-Present
       Quayle Neslan         1994-Present
       Terry Bell            1995-Present
       Conrad Burrell        1996-Present Current Chair, Past Vice Chair
       Jan Unger             1996-Present
       Deborah Hyatt         1996-1997
       Harvey J. Hyatt       1997-Present Current Vice Chair
       Melvin P. Penland     1997-Present
       Kate Welch            1997-Present
       Edwin Madden          1999-Present
       Carolyn Blanton       1999-Present



                               Page 18

Phillips, Carey. ―Sports Have Played Key Roe In County‘s History.‖

Picture: Sylva-Webster 1974 State 2-A Baseball Championship Team.



                               Page 19

Picture: 1965 Sylva Webster Western Regional 2-A Championship Team

Picture: Smoky Mountain‘s 1991 Volleyball Team Won State 3-A Championship

―Sheriff Fumed As Jim Ward Rode Off To Jail.‖ (Reprinted from 30 Aug 1951)



                               Page 20

―Cullowhee‘s 1975 Baseball Team Won State 1-A Championship.‖



                               Page 21
―Harris Regional Has Tradition of Community Service.‖

Picture: Harris Hospital When Located on Ridgeway Street (one of the wings)

Picture: Harris Regional Hospital in 1971.



                                Page 22

―Jackson County Had Only One School in 1851.‖ (Qualla Community)

Picture: Old Sylva School

Picture: Canada School Built 1951

Picture: Webster School Built By WPA Late 1930‘s

Picture: Jackson Consolidated School For Blacks

Picture: Fairview Elementary School—Opened 1973

Picture: Blue Ridge School—Opened 1975



                                Page 23

―Picture Postcards Reflect County‘s Past.‖
       Picture: Bridge That Once Crossed Tuckaseigee Near Cullowhee
       Picture: Jackson County Fairgrounds
       Picture: View of Dillsboro About 1910
       Picture: Hillcrest Guest Home and Cottages in Dillsboro Operated by J.C.
Cannon.
       Picture: Hotel Carolina—Located Where Sylva Barber Shop, Main
Design and Judy‘s Bridal Now Stand
       Picture: Dogwood Crafters
       Picture: Pioneer Village Cabins (Across From Mark Watson Park)
       Picture: Sylva In The 1920‘s




                                Page 25
       Lost Waterfalls
             Picture: High Falls of Tuckaseigee Lost in Building of Glenville
       Dam.
             Picture: Dills Falls Lost in Construction of Sylva Bypass.

       “Bryson Home Was First Courthouse.‖
             Picture: Home of Artie Virginia and Daniel Bryson, Sr. Near Intersection
       Of US 23/74 and Cope Creek Road.

       Picture: Fairfield Inn in Sapphire Valley

       Picture: Bear Creek Dam Shown Under Construction Between 1952-1954.



                                       Page 26

       Hooper, Rose. ―A County Rich In Natural Resources.

       Picture: Virgin Forest—Long Since Vanished on Private Land



                                       Page 27

       Hooper, Rose. ―Natural Resources Attract Tourists, Contribute To Second-
Largest Industry.‖ (Tourism)

       Picture: Mead—Largest Manufacturer in County in 1955

       Picture: Christmas Tree Industry



                                       Page 28

      Majors-Duff, Lisa. ―Managers Debate Comes To A Close in 2001.‖ (County
Manager)




                                       Page 29
       Hooper, Rose. ―Tourism In Cherokee Hits Jackpot With Harrah‘s Cherokee
Casino.‖

      Picture: View of Soco Road Before Development into Harrah‘s Casino

      Picture:: Downtown Cherokee in 1950‘s.



                                     Page 30

      Everhardt, Gary. ―The Blue Ridge Parkway: Building, Nurturing a Design,
Engineering Legacy.‖

      Picture: Ceremonies in August, 1961 at Water Rock Knob To Mark 25th
Anniversary of Blue Ridge Parkway




                                     Page 31

      ―The Making Of A National Park.‖

      Picture: Demonstration Of Pioneer Activities At Mountain Farm Museum Near
Cherokee.
             Index To Special Editions Of Sylva Herald and Ruralite
  (In the citation, when there are two numbers after the date, the first number is the section number, the
             second is the page number. When there is only one number it is the page number.)




4-H Clubs—Jackson County
      ―Achievement Days For 4-H HDC Clubs Set Next Week.‖ 30 Aug 1951: 1,1.

Addie Community.
      ―Addie Is Typical Mountain Community.‖ 30 Aug 1951: 4, 2.

Allen, C.H.
       Picture: Dean W. Ernest Bird and C.H. Allen at Western Carolina. 28 Sept 1989:
2, 26.

Allen, Jasper
       Picture: ―Jasper Allen Who Built Sylva‘s First School Here.‖ 30 Aug 1951: 1, 10.

Artificial Rainmaking
        “Artificial Rainmaking Began Before 1900.‖ 30 Aug 1951: 1, 7.

Ashe, T. Walter
       Picture: T. Walter Ashe, County Commissioner; Jennings Bryson, Clerk; Maude
Barnes Douglas and Hilda Keener Flickinger in old Jackson County Courthouse. 15 June
1995: 23.

Balsam Lodge
      Picture: ―The Old Balsam Lodge‖ 30 Aug 1951: 4, 4.

Bear Creek Dam
       Picture: Bear Creek Dam Shown Under Construction Between 1952-1954. 27
Sept 2001: 25.

Bell, Terry
       ―S.C.C. Board Members Through The Years.‖ 27 Sept 2001: 17.
              Picture:
                     Terry Bell        1995-Present

Bird, William Ernest
       Picture: Dean W. Ernest Bird and C.H. Allen at Western Carolina. 28 Sept 1989:
2, 26.

Blackwood Lumber Company
      ―Blackwood Lumber Was Big Organization.‖ 30 Aug 1951: 2, 4.
Blanton, Carolyn
      ―S.C.C. Board Members Through The Years.‖ 27 Sept 2001: 17.
              Pictures:
                     Carolyn Blanton      1999-Present
Blanton, Robert
      ―S.C.C. Board Members Through The Years.‖ 27 Sept 2001: 17.
              Pictures:
                     Robert Blanton       1981-1999    Past Chair and Vice Chair
Blue Ridge Parkway
      Everhardt, Gary. ―The Blue Ridge Parkway: Building, Nurturing A Design,
Engineering Legacy.‖ 27 Sept 2001: 30.
      Picture: Ceremonies in Aug, 1961 At Water Rock Knob Marking 25th
Anniversary of Parkway. 27 Sept 2001: 30.

Bridgers, Sean
      ―Talented People Best County Resource.‖ 27 Sept 2001: 11.
              Pictures:     John Parris
                           Gary Carden
                           Kay Byer
                           Sue Ellen Bridgers
                           Aunt Samantha Bumgarner
                           Mary Jane Queen
                           Harry Cagle
                           Bob Terrell
                           Sean Bridgers
                           Nicky Searcy

Bridgers, Sue Ellen
      ―Talented People Best County Resource.‖ 27 Sept 2001: 11.
              Pictures:     John Parris
                           Gary Carden
                           Kay Byer
                           Sue Ellen Bridgers
                           Aunt Samantha Bumgarner
                           Mary Jane Queen
                           Harry Cagle
                           Bob Terrell
                           Sean Bridgers
                           Nicky Searcy

Brinkley, Dr. John R.
      Picture: Dr. John R. Brinkley. 27 Sept 2001: 6.
      Hotaling, Lynn. ―John Brinkley, One of Jackson‘s Favorite Sons.‖ 27 Sept 2001:
6.
Brooks, Cecil
      ―S.C.C. Board Members Through The Years.‖ 27 Sept 2001: 17.
              Pictures:
                     Cecil Brooks     1979-1987

Brent Bryson
      Picture: Bo Frady (Frady‘s Paint Service) and Brent Bryson Climb Courthouse
Cupola to Repaint It. 15 June 1995: 23.

Bryson, Edward E.
      ―S.C.C. Presidents.‖ 27 Sept 2001: 16.
             Pictures:
                    Edward E. Bryson       1964-1980
                    Dr. Norman K. Myers 1981-1991
                    Dr. Barry W. Russell 1991-1996
                    Dr. Cecil L. Groves 1997-Present

Bryson, Jennings
       Picture: T. Walter Ashe, County Commissioner; Jennings Bryson, Clerk; Maude
Barnes Douglas and Hilda Keener Flickinger in old Jackson County Courthouse. 15 June
1995: 23.

Bryson, Thaddeus
      Picture: Thad Bryson House Located on King Street. 28 Sept 1989: 2, 32.

Buchanan, R. Paul
     Founding Board of Trustees of Southwestern Community College. 27 Sept 2001:
16.
             Pictures:
                    R. Paul Buchanan    1968-1969
                    James B. Childress 1968-1969
                    William B. Dillard 1968-1982     Past Chair and Vice Chair
                    Paul Ellis          1968-1975    Past Chair
                    W. Paul Holt, Jr.   1968-1974, 1975-Present Past Chair
                    Walter Jackson      1968-1971
                    Oscar Ledford       1968-1975    Past Vice Chair
                    Bruce MacMurray     1968-1972
                    Odell Shuler        1968-1979    Past Vice Chair
                    George J. Stewart   1968-1975
                    John Wikle          1968-1977

Buchanan, William H.
       ―Buchanan Hid Deed Books From Yankees.‖(William H. Buchanan) 30 Aug
1951: 3, 1
Bumgarner, Samantha Biddix
       Hotaling, Lynn. ―Samantha Bumgarner Was Legendary Mountain Musician.‖ 28
Sept 1989: 2. 37.
       Picture: Samantha Biddix Bumgarner. 28 Sept 1989: 2, 37.
       ―Talented People Best County Resource.‖ 27 Sept 2001: 11.
              Pictures:      John Parris
                            Gary Carden
                            Kay Byer
                            Sue Ellen Bridgers
                            Aunt Samantha Bumgarner
                            Mary Jane Queen
                            Harry Cagle
                            Bob Terrell
                            Sean Bridgers
                            Nicky Searcy

Burrell, Conrad
       ―S.C.C. Board Members Through The Years.‖ 27 Sept 2001: 17.
              Pictures:
                     Conrad Burrell       1996-Present Current Chair, Past Vice Chair
Byer, Kay
       ―Talented People Best County Resource.‖ 27 Sept 2001: 11.
              Pictures:      John Parris
                            Gary Carden
                            Kay Byer
                            Sue Ellen Bridgers
                            Aunt Samantha Bumgarner
                            Mary Jane Queen
                            Harry Cagle
                            Bob Terrell
                            Sean Bridgers
                            Nicky Searcy

Cagle, Harry
       ―Talented People Best County Resource.‖27 Sept 2001: 11.
              Pictures:      John Parris
                            Gary Carden
                            Kay Byer
                            Sue Ellen Bridgers
                            Aunt Samantha Bumgarner
                            Mary Jane Queen
                            Harry Cagle
                            Bob Terrell
                            Sean Bridgers
                            Nicky Searcy
Calhoun, Charlie
      Picture: Sheriff Fred Holcombe with Deputies Ferman Dillard, Guy W. Sutton,
and Charlie Calhoun. 15 June 1995: 17.

Campbell, Charlie
        Picture: Chunk Cowan of Sylva With Charlie Campbell—At 7 Feet Tall Was
Tallest Man in U.S.Army in World War I. 27 Sept 2001: 5.

Canada School
     Picture: Canada School Built 1951. Sept 27 2001: 22.

Cannon, Judge Riley H.
       Picture: Cannon Home in Dillsboro (Present Squire Watkins Inn). 28 Sept 1989:
2, 26.
       ―Judge Cannon Owned Most of Land in Sylva.‖ 30 Aug 1951: 2, 7.

Carden, Gary
      ―Talented People Best County Resource.‖ 27 Sept 2001: 11.
             Pictures:      John Parris
                           Gary Carden
                           Kay Byer
                           Sue Ellen Bridgers
                           Aunt Samantha Bumgarner
                           Mary Jane Queen
                           Harry Cagle
                           Bob Terrell
                           Sean Bridgers
                           Nicky Searcy

Carpenter, Robert
      ―S.C.C. Board Members Through The Years.‖ 27 Sept 2001: 17.
             Pictures:
                    Robert Carpenter  1973-1993     Past Chair and Vice Chair

Cherokee, N.C.
       Picture: Downtown Cherokee in 1950‘s. 27 Sept 2001: 30.
       Hooper, Rose. ―Tourism in Cherokee Hits Jackpot With Harrah‘s Cherokee
Casino.‖ 27 Sept 2001: 29.
       Picture: View of Soco Road Before Development Into Harrah‘s Casino. 27 Sept
2001: 29.
Childress, James B.
      Founding Board of Trustees of Southwestern Community College. 27 Sept 2001:
16.
              Pictures:
                     R. Paul Buchanan    1968-1969
                     James B. Childress 1968-1969
                     William B. Dillard 1968-1982     Past Chair and Vice Chair
                     Paul Ellis          1968-1975    Past Chair
                     W. Paul Holt, Jr.   1968-1974, 1975-Present Past Chair
                     Walter Jackson      1968-1971
                     Oscar Ledford       1968-1975    Past Vice Chair
                     Bruce MacMurray     1968-1972
                     Odell Shuler        1968-1979    Past Vice Chair
                     George J. Stewart   1968-1975
                     John Wikle          1968-1977

       ―WRGC Is Sylva‘s First and Only Radio Station.‖ Picture Jim Childress. 28
Sept 1989: 2, 33.

Civil War
       ―Buchanan Hid Deed Books From Yankees.‖( William H. Buchanan) 30 Aug
1951: 3, 1
       ―Uncle Will Norton, 94, Recalls Tales of Jackson County During Days of War
Between the States.‖ (Picture) 30 Aug 1951: 3, 1.

Clark, John
       ―John Clark Lost Life In Typical Wreck.‖ (Railroad Accident) 30 Aug 1951: 4, 7.

Cogdill, Don
       Picture: Don Cogdill Turning Key To Lock Train Station Down For Last Time.‖
28 Sept 1989: 1, 14.

Cogdill, Samuel
       Picture: ―Mr. Sam Cogdill and Son At The Original Cogdill Motor Company
1930.‖ 30 Aug 1951: 1, 6.
       Picture: ―Mr. Sam Cogdill Stands Beside 1917 Dodge.‖ 30 Aug 1951: 1, 6.

Collins, Linda
       Picture: Linda Collins With Grandchildren Steve and Ashley Fitzgerald at Place
Where Jackson County Time Capsule Is Buried. 15 June 1995: 22

Confederate Soldiers Monument
      Picture: “1913 Monument Honoring Civil War Dead Erected‖ 28 Sept 1989: 1,
15.
      Picture: 1913 Picture of Unveiling of Confederate Monument With County‘s
Remaining Civil War Soldiers. 15 June 1995: 7.
       Picture: ―Celebration in 1913 of Unveiling of Confederate Statue on Steps of
Jackson County Courthouse.‖ 30 Aug 1951:1,1.
       ―Confederate Soldiers Monument Dedicated 1915.‖ 15 June 1995: 7.
       Picture: Monument to ―Heroes Of Confederacy‖ Erected in 1915. 27 Sept 2001:
5.
       Picture: Unveiling of Confederate Statue With Remaining Civil War Veterans
Gathered on Courthouse Steps. 27 Sept 2001: 5.

Cope, Vernon
       Picture: 1953 Jackson County Board of Education Members—Early Dietz;
Charlie Stewart; Edward Fowler, Supt. Vernon Cope; Chairman W.R. Enloe, and
T.T.Varner. 15 June 1995: 11.

Cowan, Jerry Burdette
     “Bud Cowan One of First Teachers On East Fork.‖ 30 Aug 1951: 1, 8.

Cowan, Ransom Seymour
        Picture: Chunk Cowan of Sylva With Charlie Campbell—At 7 Feet Tall Was
Tallest Man in U.S.Army in World War I. 27 Sept 2001: 5.

Cowan, William J.
     ―S.C.C. Board Members Through The Years.‖ 27 Sept 2001: 17.
             Pictures:
                    William J. Cowan 1990-1994

Coward, James Kent
      ―S.C.C. Board Members Through The Years.‖ 27 Sept 2001: 17.
             Pictures:
                    James Kent Coward 1974-1981      Past Chair
      Coward, Jay. ―Sylva Attorney, Jay Coward, Remembers The Courthouse of his
Boyhood Days.‖ 15 June 1995: 14.
             Picture: Jay Coward

Coward, Jane
       Picture: ―Aunt Jane Coward‖ 100 Years Old—Only Person Living Within It‘s
Confines When County Was Organized.‖ 30 Aug 1951: 2, 8

Coward, Orville, Jr.
       ―S.C.C. Board Members Through The Years.‖ 27 Sept 2001: 17.
               Pictures:
                      Orville Coward, Jr. 1991-1995
Cowee Tunnel
       ―19 Convicts Drowned While Boring Tunnel.‖ (Only known account that lists the
name of the sole survivor.) 30 Aug 1951: 4, 1.
       ―19 Convicts Drowned While Boring Cowee Tunnel.‖ 27 Sept 2001: 9.
(Reprinted from Sylva Herald 30 Aug 1951.
Cullowhee, N.C.
       “Cullowhee Boys Attend F.F.A. Convention.‖ 20 Aug 1951:1, 2.
       Picture: General Store Operated By Dallas Wike Before 1930 in Cullowhee. 28
Sept 1989: 2, 35.
       Picture: ―One Room Schoolhouse Where Professor R.L. Madison Began His
Teaching in 1889.‖ 30 Aug 1951: 1, 4.
       ―Picture Postcards Reflect County‘s Past.‖ 27 Sept 2001: 23.
              Pictures:
                      Bridge That Once Crossed Tuckaseigee Near Cullowhee

Cullowhee Normal and Industrial School
        Picture:―A.C. Reynolds Who Served as President of Cullowhee Normal and
Industrial School From 1912-1920‖ 28 Sept 1989: 1, 2.
        Picture: Almost the Entire Student Body, Faculty and Staff of Cullowhee
Normal and Industrial School Around 1915. 28 Sept 1989: 2, 38.
        Picture: ―Campus of Cullowhee Normal and Industrial School in 1923.‖ 28 Sept
1989: 2, 17.
        Picture: Cullowhee Normal and Industrial School Baseball Team During 1920‘s.
28 Sept 1989: 2, 22.
        Picture: Cullowhee State Normal School in Mid 1920‘s. 28 Sept 1989: 2, 38.
        Picture: Dave Rogers Barn with Training School in Background. 28 Sept 1989:
2, 38
        Picture: ―Original Madison Building on Campus of Cullowhee State Normal
School.‖ 28 Sept 1989: 1, 5.

Davis, Edd D. ,”Duge”
       “E.D. ―Duge‖ Davis Was County‘s First Sheriff.‖ (Picture) 30 Aug 1951: 1,1.
       ―E.D. ‗Duge‘ Davis Was County‘s First Sheriff.‖ (Picture) 27 Sept 2001: 7.
(Reprinted from Sylva Herald 30 Aug 1951)

DeWees, Dr. Philip Ernest
     ―Two New Doctors To Open Offices In Sylva Oct. 10.‖ (Dr. Philip Ernest
DeWees and Dr. Leo Clayton McCampbell) 30 Aug 1951:1,1.

Detroit, Michigan
       ―250th Anniversary.‖ (Editorial) (Detroit, Michigan) 30 Aug 1951:1,2.

Dietz, Early
       Picture: 1953 Jackson County Board of Education Members—Early Dietz;
Charlie Stewart; Edward Fowler, Supt. Vernon Cope; Chairman W.R. Enloe, and
T.T.Varner. 15 June 1995: 11.

Dietz, Thad F.
       Picture: ―A Familiar Sight...Preacher Dietz and His Model T.‖ 30 Aug 1951: 1,
10.
Dillard, Catherine H.
       ―S.C.C. Board Members Through The Years.‖ 27 Sept 2001: 17.
              Pictures:
                      Catherine H. Dillard 1982-1995
Dillard, Ferman
       Picture: Sheriff Fred Holcombe with Deputies Ferman Dillard, Guy W. Sutton,
and Charlie Calhoun. 15 June 1995: 17.

Dillard, William B.
       Founding Board of Trustees of Southwestern Community College. 27 Sept 2001:
16.
               Pictures:
                      R. Paul Buchanan    1968-1969
                      James B. Childress 1968-1969
                      William B. Dillard 1968-1982     Past Chair and Vice Chair
                      Paul Ellis          1968-1975    Past Chair
                      W. Paul Holt, Jr.   1968-1974, 1975-Present Past Chair
                      Walter Jackson      1968-1971
                      Oscar Ledford       1968-1975    Past Vice Chair
                      Bruce MacMurray     1968-1972
                      Odell Shuler        1968-1979    Past Vice Chair
                      George J. Stewart   1968-1975
                      John Wikle          1968-1977

Dills, A. J.
        Picture: A.J. Dills, Sylva‘s First Real Estate Agent, On A Rock in Scott‘s Creek
Early in 20th Century. 38 Sept 1989: 2, 35.

Dillsboro
       1913 Dillsboro Ordinance Provided Specific Instruction for Town Life.‖ 28 Sept
1989: 2, 25.
       Picture: An Early Store in Dillsboro. (Site of Current Enloe Marketplace) 28 Sept
1989: 2, 35.
       Picture: Cannon Home in Dillsboro (Present Squire Watkins Inn). 28 Sept 1989:
2, 26.
       Picture: Catastrophic Flood In Dillsboro in 1894. 28 Sept 1989: 2, 34.
       ―Early Schools are now Gone From Sylva and Dillsboro.‖ 28 Sept 1989: 2, 27
       Picture: Early Store in Dillsboro. 28 Sept 1989: 2, 35.
       Picture: First School in Dillsboro—Located in Old Masonic Lodge Building—
Photo around 1900 of children and faculty. 28 Sept 1989: 2, 27.
       Hotaling, Lynn. ―Jackson County Has Four Incorporated Towns.‖ (Webster,
Sylva, Dillsboro, Village of Forest Hills.) 27 Sept 2001: 13.
       Picture: Old Masonic Building in Dillsboro. 28 Sept 1989: 2, 36.
      Picture: Old Masonic Building in Dillsboro in 1971 Just Prior To Being Torn
Down. 27 Sept 2001: 13.

       ―Picture Postcards Reflect County‘s Past.‖ 27 Sept 2001: 23.
              Pictures:
                      View of Dillsboro About 1910
                      Hillcrest Guest Home and Cottages in Dillsboro Operated by J.C.
                      Cannon.
                      Dogwood Crafters
       Picture: Students and Faculty at Dillsboro High School in 1911. 28 Sept 1989: 2,
27.
       ―Today‘s Dillsboro is Bustling Once More.‖ 28 Sept 1989: 1, 13.
       Picture: ―Town Of Dillsboro Around 1900.‖ 28 Sept 1989: 1, 6.
       ―Town of Dillsboro Erected and Named After Coming of the Railroad in 1883. 28
Sept 1989: 2, 17 (From Sylva Herald 30 Aug 1951.)

Douglas, Maude Barnes
       Picture: T. Walter Ashe, County Commissioner; Jennings Bryson, Clerk; Maude
Barnes Douglas and Hilda Keener Flickinger in old Jackson County Courthouse. 15 June
1995: 23.

Douthit, Jean
      ―S.C.C. Board Members Through The Years.‖ 27 Sept 2001: 17.
              Pictures:
                     Jean Douthit     1993-1997

Edison, Thomas Alva—Visit To Jackson County
       Picture: Webster‘s Mountain View Hotel Destroyed By Fire in 1910, Was Site of
Visit By Thomas Edison—Picture Taken On That Day. 27 Sept 2001: 5.

Ellis, Paul
        Founding Board of Trustees of Southwestern Community College. 27 Sept 2001:
16.
              Pictures:
                     R. Paul Buchanan      1968-1969
                     James B. Childress 1968-1969
                     William B. Dillard 1968-1982       Past Chair and Vice Chair
                     Paul Ellis            1968-1975    Past Chair
                     W. Paul Holt, Jr.     1968-1974, 1975-Present Past Chair
                     Walter Jackson        1968-1971
                     Oscar Ledford         1968-1975    Past Vice Chair
                     Bruce MacMurray       1968-1972
                     Odell Shuler          1968-1979    Past Vice Chair
                     George J. Stewart     1968-1975
                     John Wikle            1968-1977
Enloe, Scroop W.
       ―S.W. Enloe Was Closely Associated With C.J. Harris.‖ 30 Aug 1951: 1, 5.
       ―S.W. Enloe Was Closely Associated With C. J. Harris.‖ 28 Sept 1989: 1, 5.
(Reprint of article 30 Aug 1951)

Enloe, W.R.
       Picture: 1953 Jackson County Board of Education Members—Early Dietz;
Charlie Stewart; Edward Fowler, Supt. Vernon Cope; Chairman W.R. Enloe, and
T.T.Varner. 15 June 1995: 11.

Fairfield Inn
       Picture: Fairfield Inn in Sapphire Valley. 27 Sept 2001: 25.

Ferguson, Mary Jane
       ―S.C.C. Board Members Through The Years.‖ 27 Sept 2001: 17.
              Pictures:
                     Mary Jane Ferguson 1987-1996
F.F.A.
       ―Cullowhee Boys Attend F.F.A. Convention.‖ 30 Aug 1951:1,2.

Fitzgerald, Ashley and Steve
       Picture: Linda Collins With Grandchildren Steve and Ashley Fitzgerald at Place
Where Jackson County Time Capsule Is Buried. 15 June 1995: 22

Flickinger, Hilda Keener
       Picture: T. Walter Ashe, County Commissioner; Jennings Bryson, Clerk; Maude
Barnes Douglas and Hilda Keener Flickinger in old Jackson County Courthouse. 15 June
1995: 23.

Floods
       Hotaling, Lynn. ―1949 Flood Caused Widespread Devastation.‖ 27 Sept 2001: 9.
       Picture: Catastrophic Flood In Dillsboro in 1894. 28 Sept 1989: 2, 34.
       Picture: Concrete Bridge at Cullowhee Destroyed by Flood, Aug 30-31, 1940. 27
Sept 2001: 9.
       ―County‘s Worst Flood in 1940.‖ Aug 30, 1951: 4, 8.
       Picture: Scott‘s Creek in Flood Stage in May, 1904. 28 Sept 1989: 2, 25.

Forest Hills, Village Of
       Hotaling, Lynn. ―Jackson County Has Four Incorporated Towns.‖ (Webster,
Sylva, Dillsboro, Village of Forest Hills.) 27 Sept 2001: 13.

Fowler, Edward
       Picture: 1953 Jackson County Board of Education Members—Early Dietz;
Charlie Stewart; Edward Fowler, Supt. Vernon Cope; Chairman W.R. Enloe, and
T.T.Varner. 15 June 1995:11.
Frady, Bo
       Picture: Bo Frady (Frady‘s Paint Service) and Brent Bryson Climb Courthouse
Cupola to Repaint It. 15 June 1995: 23.



Gray, James A., Sr.
       Gray, Jim. ―Herald‘s Editor Recalls Sylva‘s Main Street Through The Years.‖ 28
Sept 1989: 1, 10.

Groves, Dr. Cecil L.
      ―S.C.C. Presidents.‖ 27 Sept 2001: 16.
             Pictures:
                     Edward E. Bryson      1964-1980
                     Dr. Norman K. Myers 1981-1991
                     Dr. Barry W. Russell 1991-1996
                     Dr. Cecil L. Groves 1997-Present
Gudger, Jim
      Picture: Jim Gudger. 28 Sept 1989: 2, 21.

Hall, David M.
       Picture: David M. Hall. 27 Sept 2001: 7.
       ―Hall, Moore, McKee, Thornburg Also Counted Among County‘s Favorites.‖ 27
Sept 2001: 6.

Hampton, Erastus Rawley
      Picture: ―General Erastus Rawley Hampton, Founder of Sylva.‖ 30 Aug 1951:
1,3.
      ―General Hampton Built Sylva‘s Railroad Depot.‖ 30 Aug 1951: 4, 1
      Picture: Hampton House, Built By Gen. E. R. Hampton 28 Sept 1989: 1, 15.
      Picture: Mae Hampton, Daughter of General E. R. Hampton, Who Named the
Town of Sylva For William D. Sylva.‖ 30 Aug 1951: 5, 1.

Hampton, Mae
      Picture: Mae Hampton, Daughter of General E. R. Hampton, Who Named the
Town of Sylva For William D. Sylva.‖ 30 Aug 1951: 5, 1.

Harris, Charles Joseph (C.J.)
       ―C.J. Harris One of County‘s Noted Men.‖ (Picture) 30 Aug 1951: 1, 5.
       Majors-Duff, Lisa. ―C.J. Harris Orchestrated County Seat Move From Webster
By Promising Commissioners a New Courthouse in Sylva.‖ 15 June 1995: 2.
       ―Harris Was Industrialist.‖ 28 Sept 1989: 2, 25. (Reprint from 30 Aug 1951)

Hatcher, Jane
      Picture: ―Aunt Jane Hatcher—101‖ 30 Aug 1951: 4, 8.
Henson, Margaret
      ―Courthouse Is Big Part Of Henson‘s Life.‖ 15 June 1995: 10.
             Picture: Margaret Henson

Higdon, Bernice Cowan
       Higdon, Bernice Cowan. ―Higdon‘s Son Sent Contribution To Save Courthouse.‖
15 June 1995: 11.
       ―School Prank.‖ (Bernice Cowan Higdon) 15 June 1995: 10.

Higdon, J.S.
      Picture: J.S. Higdon‘s Ford Garage 28 Sept 1989: 1, 15
      Picture: The J.S. Higdon Garage. 28 Sept 1989: 2, 24

Holcombe, Fred, Sheriff
      Picture: Sheriff Fred Holcombe with Deputies Ferman Dillard, Guy W. Sutton,
and Charlie Calhoun. 15 June 1995: 17.

Holden, Bobby
        McRorie, Loqueta H. ―Five Holden Children Pretended County Courthouse Was
‗Castle‘.‖ 15 June 1995: 9.
                Picture: Holden Children Seated on Confederate Monument. (Homer,
Janice, Loqueta, Bobby and Jacqueline, children of Leonard Holden, Sheriff)

Holden, Eula and Jeff
      Picture: Jeff and Eula Holden Dressed in Centennial Finery. 15 June 1995: 22

Holden, Homer
        McRorie, Loqueta H. ―Five Holden Children Pretended County Courthouse Was
‗Castle‘.‖ 15 June 1995: 9.
                Picture: Holden Children Seated on Confederate Monument. (Homer,
Janice, Loqueta, Bobby and Jacqueline, children of Leonard Holden, Sheriff)

Holden, Jacqueline
        McRorie, Loqueta H. ―Five Holden Children Pretended County Courthouse Was
‗Castle‘.‖ 15 June 1995: 9.
                Picture: Holden Children Seated on Confederate Monument. (Homer,
Janice, Loqueta, Bobby and Jacqueline, children of Leonard Holden, Sheriff)

Holden, Janice
        McRorie, Loqueta H. ―Five Holden Children Pretended County Courthouse Was
‗Castle‘.‖ 15 June 1995: 9.
                Picture: Holden Children Seated on Confederate Monument. (Homer,
Janice, Loqueta, Bobby and Jacqueline, children of Leonard Holden, Sheriff)
Holt, W. Paul
       Founding Board of Trustees of Southwestern Community College. 27 Sept 2001:
16.
              Pictures:
                     R. Paul Buchanan     1968-1969
                     James B. Childress 1968-1969
                     William B. Dillard 1968-1982      Past Chair and Vice Chair
                     Paul Ellis           1968-1975    Past Chair
                     W. Paul Holt, Jr.    1968-1974, 1975-Present Past Chair
                     Walter Jackson       1968-1971
                     Oscar Ledford        1968-1975    Past Vice Chair
                     Bruce MacMurray      1968-1972
                     Odell Shuler         1968-1979    Past Vice Chair
                     George J. Stewart    1968-1975
                     John Wikle           1968-1977

Hooper, Dr. D. D.
      Ehasz, Ginny. ―Dr. D.D. Hooper Was Medical Pioneer. 28 Sept 1989: 2, 38.

Hooper, Earl
       ―S.C.C. Board Members Through The Years.‖ 27 Sept 2001: 17.
              Pictures:
                     Earl E. Hooper     1981-1990 1995-Present
Hooper, George
       ―S.C.C. Board Members Through The Years.‖ 27 Sept 2001: 17.
              Pictures:
                     George Hooper      1994-Present
                     Quayle Neslin      1994-Present
Howell, Babe
       Picture: ―Only Two High School Football Coaches Sylva Had For Past 40
Years—Joe Hunt and Babe Howell, Along With Ed Sutton Star of 1952 Team.‖ 28 Sept
1989: 2, 19.

Hughes, Glenn
      Nicholas, Angela. ―Glenn Hughes Was Fixture At Courthouse.‖ 15 June 1995: 15.
              Picture: Glenn Hughes and Nell Sanford in Old Courthouse
Hunt, Joe
       Picture: ―Only Two High School Football Coaches Sylva Had For Past 40
Years—Joe Hunt and Babe Howell, Along With Ed Sutton Star of 1952 Team.‖ 28 Sept
1989: 2, 19.

Hunter, Hiram Tyram
       Picture: President of W.C.T.C., Hiram T. Hunter, On Campus Clean-Up Day
During World War II.‖ 28 Sept 1989: 2, 35.
Hyatt, Deborah
       ―S.C.C. Board Members Through The Years.‖ 27 Sept 2001: 17.
               Pictures:
                       Deborah Hyatt           1996-1997
Jackson County
       ―A Great County In A Great State.‖ (Editorial) 30 Aug 1951:1,2.
       Picture: Dills Falls in 1930— Destroyed During Construction of Sylva By-Pass.
28 Sept 1989: 2, 29.
       Hotaling, Lynn. ―Jackson County Has Four Incorporated Towns.‖ (Webster,
Sylva, Dillsboro, Village of Forest Hills.) 27 Sept 2001: 13.
       Picture: Jackson County Fair Before 1917—Shows a Parade. 28 Sept 1989: 2,
32.
       ―Jackson County Rich in Potential.‖ 30 Aug 1951:1,2.
       Picture: Lost Waterfalls: Dills Falls Lost in Construction of Sylva Bypass. 27
Sept 2001: 25.
       Picture: Lost Waterfalls: High Falls of Tuckaseigee Lost in Building of Glenville
Dam. 27 Sept 2001: 25.
       Majors-Duff, Lisa. ―Managers Debate Comes To a Close in 2001.‖ (County
Manager) 27 Sept 2001: 28.
       Picture: “Old Balsam Lodge‖ 30 Aug 1951: 4, 4.
       ―Trout Fishing Classes In All N.C. Lakes.‖ 30 Aug 1951: 1, 4.

Jackson County—African Americans
       Casey-McDonald, Victoria. ―Black Communities Established Here More Than A
Century Ago.‖ 28 Sept 1989: 2, 37

Jackson County—Board of Education
       Picture: 1953 Jackson County Board of Education Members—Early Dietz;
Charlie Stewart; Edward Fowler, Supt. Vernon Cope; Chairman W.R. Enloe, and
T.T.Varner.. 15 June 1995: 11.
       Hooper, Rose. ―Courthouse Once Housed Board of Education.‖ 15 June 1995: 11.
Jackson County—Centennial
       Picture: Citizens Gathered Under Centennial Banner on Main Street 28 Sept
1989: 1, 12.
       Picture: County Employees Dressed for Centennial 28 Sept 1989: 1, 12
       Picture: Folks Gathered In Front Of Old Tuckaseigee Bank Building 28 Sept
1989: 1, 12..
       Picture: Float Depicting Old Dan Bryson House, First Courthouse 28 Sept 1989:
1, 12.
       Picture: Float: Replica of Webster Courthouse 28 Sept 1989: 1, 12.
       Picture: Float Representing Old Sylva Elementary School 28 Sept 1989: 1, 12.
       ―Jackson County Ready For Centennial Celebration.‖ 30 Aug 1951:1,1.
       Picture: Jeff and Eula Holden Dressed in Centennial Finery. 15 June 1995: 22.
       Picture: Ladies Dressed For the Occasion. 28 Sept 1989: 1, 12.
       Picture: ―Large Group of Residents on Steps of Courthouse.‖ 28 Sept 1989: 1, 12.
       ―Men Trying For Prizes Must March In Parade.‖ 30 Aug 1951:1,1.
       ―Organized Program Scheduled Each Day.‖ 30 Aug 1951:1,1.
       Picture: Parade During Jackson County Centennial. 27 Sept 2001: 2.
       Picture: Student Elected Officials Were Named For Centennial Occasion. 27
Sept 2001: 2.
       ―Swift and Company To Participate In Parade Saturday.‖ 30 Aug 1951: 1, 4.
Jackson County—Churches
       Picture: ―A Familiar Sight...Preacher Dietz and His Model T.‖ 30 Aug 1951: 1,
10.
       Picture: ―Children‘s Sunday School Class of the Sylva Methodist Church Around
1924.‖ 28 Sept 1989: 2, 23.
       ―Episcopalians Met in 1888.‖ 30 Aug 1951: 1, 3.
       Hainlin, H. Mitchell. ―Addition To Episcopal Church Built.‖ 30 Aug 1951: 1, 3.
       ―History of Organization of Sylva Presbyterian Church.‖ 30 Aug 1951:1, 8.
       ―Rev. Spake Organized Sylva Methodist Church.‖ (Picture) 30 Aug 1951: 1, 3.
       ―Sylva Baptist Church Organized in Year 1888.‖ (Picture) 30 Aug 1951: 1, 3.

Jackson County—Courthouse
       Picture: “1913 Monument Honoring Civil War Dead Erected‖ 28 Sept 1989: 1,
15.
       ―Bryson Home Was First Courthouse.‖ –Picture Home of Artie Virginia and
Daniel Bryson , Sr. Near intersection of US 23/74 and Cope Creek Rd. 27 Sept 2001: 25.
       Carter, George-Anne. ―Travel Diary Reveals Memories of Courthouse.‖ 15 June
1995: 20.
       Coward, Jay. ―Sylva Attorney, Jay Coward, Remembers The Courthouse of his
Boyhood Days.‖ 15 June 1995: 14.
               Picture: Jay Coward
       Picture: ―Celebration in 1913 of Unveiling of Confederate Statue on Steps of
Jackson County Courthouse.‖ 30 Aug 1951:1,1.
       Picture: Clock Added To Cupola in 1952. 15 June 1995: 6.
       ―Courthouse Completed in 10 Months.‖ 15 June 1995: 4.
       Picture: Courthouse in 1914. Insets Stages of Construction.
       Picture: Fountain at Foot of Courthouse Steps. 15 June 1995: 22.
       Picture: Bo Frady (Frady‘s Paint Service) and Brent Bryson Climb Courthouse
Cupola to Repaint It. 15 June 1995: 23.
       Picture: Glenn Hughes and Nell Sanford in Old Courthouse. 15 June 1995:15.
       Higdon, Bernice Cowan. ―Higdon‘s Son Sent Contribution To Save Courthouse.‖
15 June 1995: 11.
       Hooper, Rose. ―Courthouse Once Housed Board of Education.‖ 15 June 1995:
11.
       Hooper, Rose. ―Sheriff‘s Office Used To Be In Courthouse.‖ 15 June 1995: 17.
       ―Jackson County Courthouse: It‘s History At a Glance.‘ (Timeline) 15 June 1995:
12.
       Picture: Jackson County Courthouse in 1914. 27 Sept 2001: 4.
       Picture: Lady Justice on Top of the Courthouse Dome. 15 June 1995: 8.
       ―Local Courthouse is Legendary.‖ 15 June 1995: 5.
       Majors-Duff, Lisa. ―C.J. Harris Orchestrated County Seat Move From Webster
By Promising Commissioners a New Courthouse in Sylva.‖ Picture: C.J. Harris. 15 June
1995: 2.
        Majors-Duff, Lisa. ―Justice Center Last of Seven County Courthouses.‖ 27 Sept
2001: 4. (1) Daniel Bryson House. (2) Church in Lovesfield. (3) Allen Fisher Store. (4)
Webster Courthouse, No.1. ( 5) Webster Courthouse, No. 2. (6) Jackson County
Courthouse.(7) Jackson County Justice Center.
         Picture: Monument to ―Heroes Of Confederacy‖ Erected in 1915. 27Sept 2001:
5.
        Nichols, Angela. ―Courthouse, Cupolas Provide Town Focal Points.‖ 15 June
1995: 5
        Nichols, Angela. ―Glenn Hughes Was Fixture At Courthouse.‖ 15 June 1995: 15.
        Painter, Jacqueline B. ―York Was Construction Foreman.‖ 15 June 1995: 6.
                Pictures:
                       James Haywood York and wife Ardilla Dills York
        Phillips, Carey. ―1968 Renovation Improved Interior, Exterior.‖ 15 July 1995:
19.
        Picture: Postcard View of Famous Steps. 15 June 1995: 20.
        ―Renovation and Beyond.‖ 15 June 1995: 21.
                    Pictures: The Various Stages of Renovation
        Smith, Harry E. ―Football Coach Used 107 Steps.‖ 15 June 1995: 20.
        Picture: Spruce Trees Blocking View of Jackson County Courthouse From Main
Street. 15 June 1995: 19.
        ―Strother Scaled Courthouse While Whole County Watched.‖ (James Strother,
―Human Spider.‖) 15 June 1995: 8.
        Picture: T. Walter Ashe, County Commissioner; Jennings Bryson, Clerk; Maude
Barnes Douglas and Hilda Keener Flickinger in old Jackson County Courthouse. 15 June
1995: 23.
        ―Traffic Banned On Famous Steps.‖ 15 June 1995: 20.
        Picture: Unveiling of Confederate Statue With Remaining Civil War Veterans
Gathered on Courthouse Steps. 27 Sept 2001: 5.
        Picture: West Wall of Jackson County Courthouse Just Before Renovation in
1968.‖ 15 June 1995: 19.

Jackson County—Cultural Resources
      Hooper, Rose. ―County Rich in Cultural Resources.‖ 27 Sept 2001: 11.
      ―Talented People Best County Resource.‖
             Pictures:      John Parris
                           Gary Carden
                           Kay Byer
                           Sue Ellen Bridgers
                           Aunt Samantha Bumgarner
                           Mary Jane Queen
                           Harry Cagle
                           Bob Terrell
                           Sean Bridgers
                           Nicky Searcy
Jackson County—Education
        ―29 Men Held Superintendent‘s Job Here.‖ 30 Aug 1951: 2, 1.
       Picture: 1917 Picture of Some Students of Old Sylva High School. 28 Sept 1989:
2, 27.
        Picture:―A.C. Reynolds Who Served as President of Cullowhee Normal and
Industrial School From 1912-1920‖ 28 Sept 1989: 1, 2.
        Picture: ―Barker‘s Creek Elementary School‖ 30 Aug 1951: 2, 1.
        Picture: Blue Ridge School—Opened 1975. 27 Sept 2001: 22.
        “Bud Cowan One of First Teachers On East Fork.‖ 30 Aug 1951: 1, 8
        Picture: Canada School—Built 1951. 27 Sept 2001: 22.
        Picture: ―Cashier‘s Elementary School.‖ 30 Aug 1951: 2, 7.
        ―Early Schools are now Gone From Sylva and Dillsboro.‖ 28 Sept 1989: 2, 27
        ―Ernest Labor Paid off For Professor Madison.‖ 30 Aug 1951: 2, 2.
        Picture: Fairview Elementary School—Opened 1973. 27 Sept 2001: 22.
        Picture: Fairview Elementary School in 1973. 28 Sept 1989: 2, 38.
        Picture: First School in Dillsboro—Located in Old Masonic Lodge Building—
Photo around 1900 of children and faculty. 28 Sept 1989: 2, 27.
        Picture: First Sylva Band Pictured Around 1900
        Picture: “Glenville High School‖ 30 Aug 1951: 2, 7.
        ―Growth of W.C.T.C. Aided Greatly By It‘s Various Administrations.‖ 30 Aug
1951: 2, 2.
       Picture: Home Economics Class of Sylva High School in 1924-25. 28 Sept 1989:
2, 27.
        Picture: Jackson Consolidated School for Blacks. 27 Sept 2001: 22.
        ―Jackson County Had Only One School in 1851.‖ (Qualla Community) 27 Sept
2001: 22.
        ―Jackson School Scene Undergoes Face-Lifting.‖ 30 Aug 1951: 2, 1.
        ―Jackson‘s First Known Schools Were Located in the Present Vicinity of
Cullowhee Community.‖ 30 Aug 1951: 2, 1..
        Picture: ―Jasper Allen Who Built Sylva‘s First School Here.‖ 30 Aug 1951: 1, 10
        Picture: “John‘s Creek Elementary School.‖ 30 Aug 1951: 2, 4.
        Picture: Old Sylva Elementary School. 28 Sept 1989: 2, 27.
        Picture: Old Sylva School. 27 Sept 2001: 22.
        Picture: ―One Room School House Where Professor R.L. Madison Began His
Teaching in 1889.‖ 30 Aug 1951: 1, 4.
        Picture: ―Proposed Canada School.‖ 30 Aug 1951: 2, 1.
        Picture: Professor Edgar Stillwell With A Group Of Cullowhee School Children
Around 1910.. 28 Sept 1989: 2, 24.
       ―Professor E. H. Stillwell, Author, Teacher, Pioneer.‖ (Picture) 30 Aug 1951:1, 8.
        Picture: ―Scott‘s Creek School House.‖ 30 Aug 1951: 2, 3.
        Picture: Students and Faculty at Dillsboro High School in 1911. 28 Sept 1989: 2,
27.
        Picture: Students At Sylva High School in 1917. 28 Sept 1989: 2, 27.
        Picture: Sylva Elementary and High School Building With Some Students in
1916. 28 Sept 1989: 2, 27.
         Picture: ―Sylva Elementary School‖ 30 Aug 1951: 2, 5.
         Picture: “Sylva-Webster Golden Eagle Marching Band—1970.‖ 28 Sept 1989: 2,
24.
         Picture: Sylva-Webster High School Nearing Completion in 1959. 28 Sept 1989:
2, 38.
      ―Sylva‘s First Two School Houses Still Standing.‖ 30 Aug 1951: 2, 2.
      Picture: Webster School—Built By WPA late 1930‘s. 27 Sept 2001: 22.
      ―Western Carolina Teacher‘s College Evolved From One-Teacher School.‖ 30
Aug 1951: 2, 2.

Jackson County—History
       ―1913 Dillsboro Ordinance Provided Specific Instruction for Town Life.‖ 28 Sept
1989: 2, 25.
       ―1913 Vote For Removal of County Seat Carried Heavily.‖ 30 Aug 1951: 4, 3
       Picture: ―Aunt Jane Coward‖ 100 Years Old—Only Person Living Within It‘s
Confines When County Was Organized.‖ 30 Aug 1951: 2, 8
       Picture: ―Aunt Jane Hatcher—101‖ 30 Aug 1951: 4, 8
       ―Baseball Thrived in Jackson Years Ago.‖ 30 Aug 1951: 5, 1.
       Picture: ―Brown Home Among County‘s Oldest Dwellings.‖ (Albert Brown
Home at Cowarts) 30 Aug 1951: 1, 9.
       ―Buchanan Hid Deed Books From Yankees.‖( William H. Buchanan) 30 Aug
1951: 3, 1.
       Casey-McDonald, Victoria. ―Black Communities Established Here More Than A
Century Ago.‖ 28 Sept 1989: 2, 37
       Picture: ―Celebration in 1913 of Unveiling Of Confederate Statue on Steps of
Jackson County Courthouse.‖ 30 Aug 1951:1,1.
       ―County‘s Worst Flood in 1940.‖ Aug 30, 1951: 4, 8.
       ―Dan Tompkins Was One of Jackson‘s Great Statesmen.‖ (Editor and Publisher of
Jackson County Journal) 30 Aug 1951: 1,2.
       ―E.D. ―Duge‖ Davis Was County‘s First Sheriff.‖ (Picture) 30 Aug 1951:1,1.
       Picture: ―General Erastus Rawley Hampton, Founder of Sylva.‖ 30 Aug 1951:
1,3.
       ―Golf Was In Style Here During Period Of 30‘s.‖ 30 Aug 1951: 5, 1.
       ―Judge Cannon Owned Most of Land in Sylva.‖ 30 Aug 1951: 2, 7.
       ―Mrs. McKee Was Credit To Jackson.‖ (Mrs. Gertrude Dills McKee) 30 Aug
1951: 2, 5.
       Oliver, Mandy. ―Lifelong Resident Recalls Childhood Days in Sylva.‖ 28 Sept
1989: 1, 15.
       ―Picture Postcards Reflect County‘s Past.‖ 27 Sept 2001: 23.
               Pictures:
                      Bridge That Once Crossed Tuckaseigee Near Cullowhee
                      Jackson County Fairgrounds
                      View of Dillsboro About 1910
                      Hillcrest Guest Home and Cottages in Dillsboro Operated by J.C.
                      Cannon.
                      Hotel Carolina
                       Dogwood Crafters
                       Pioneer Village Cabins (Across From Mark Watson Park)
                       Sylva in the 1920‘s.
       ―Roosevelt‘s Visit To Jackson Made History.‖ 30 Aug 1951: 1, 4.
       Stillwell, Professor E.H. ―County Cut From Heart of Old Cherokee Land.‖ 30
Aug 1951: 2, 1.
       ―Sylva Expanded Greatly After World War I. 30 Aug 1951: 4, 7.
       ―Sylva Was Booming During Early 1900‘s.‖( Picture W. Riley Tallent) 30 Aug
1951: 3, 1.
       Picture: ―Sylva‘s First Courthouse‖ (Old Dan Bryson House at Beta) 30 Aug
1951: 1, 3.
       Picture: ―Sylva‘s First Post Office‖ 30 Aug 1951:1, 3.
       Taylor, Dr. Rosser H. ―Scribner‘s Monthly Writer Visited Jackson County In
1874.‖ (Edward King)
       ―Thomas Worked For Organization of Jackson County.‖ (Colonel William H.
Thomas) 30 Aug 1951: 1, 10.
       ―Time Enshrouded Mystery Concerning Sylva is Solved.‖ (Whereabouts of Wm.
D. Sylva, for whom the town was named.) 30 Aug 1951:1,1.
       ―Tompkins Was Statesman.‖ 28 Sept 1989: 2, 25.
       ―Town of Dillsboro Erected and Named After Coming of the Railroad in 1883. 28
Sept 1989: 2, 17 (From Sylva Herald 30 Aug 1951.)
      ―Town Of Sylva Was Chartered Twice By General Assembly.‖ 30 Aug 1951: 2, 3.
       ―Tuckaseigee Democrat Describes Jackson.‖ 30 Aug 1951: 1, 10.
       Williams, Mrs. Mary. ―Whittier Established in Year 1885.‖ 30 Aug 1951:1,1.

Jackson County—Industry
        Anderson, Nina. ―Sylva Builders Supplies‘ History Told.‖ 28 Sept 1989: 2, 25.
        ―Blackwood Lumber Was Big Organization.‖ 30 Aug 1951: 2, 4.
        Picture: Christmas Tree Industry. 27 Sept 2001: 27
        ―C.J. Harris One of County‘s Noted Men.‖ (Picture) 30 Aug 1951: 1, 5.
        Clausen, Jonnie. ―Early Industry Provided Varied Economic Base For Towns of
Sylva and Dillsboro.‖ 28 Sept 1989: 2, 33.
        ―Harris Was Industrialist.‖ 28 Sept 1989: 2, 25. (Reprint from 30 Aug 1951)
        ―Industrial Growth of Jackson Began With The Coming of the Railway, 1884.‖ 30
Aug 1951: 1,1.
        Picture: Jackson County Bank in 1950‘s. 28 Sept 1989: 2, 37.
        Picture: Mead Corporation and Armour Leather Company Before 1958. 28 Sept
1989: 2, 33.
        Picture: Mead—Largest Manufacturer In County in 1955. 27 Sept 2001: 27.
        ―McKee Instrumental In Forming of Paperboard.‖ (E.L. McKee) (Picture) 30
Aug 1951: 1, 5.
        Picture: ―Mr. Sam Cogdill and Son At The Original Cogdill Motor Company
1930.‖ 30 Aug 1951: 1, 6.
        Picture: ―Mr. Sam Cogdill Stands Beside 1917 Dodge.‖ 30 Aug 1951: 1, 6.
        ―Nantahala Power Company Developments Contribute To Jackson‘s Economic
Status.‖ 30Aug 1951: 4, 7.
       Picture: New Jackson Hotel on Main Street in 1920‘s. 28 Sept 1989: 2, 33.
       ―Paper Plant is Recycle Operation.‖ 28 Sept 1989: 2, 32.
       Picture: Pile of Wood in Mead Plant Wood Lot in 1950‘s. 28 Sept 1989: 2, 35.
       ―S.W. Enloe Was Closely Associated With C.J. Harris.‖ 30 Aug 1951: 1, 5.
       Picture: Sylva Supply Company Around 1930. 28 Sept 1989: 2, 32.
       ―Sylva Supply, Oldest Downtown Business Began Operations Here in 1898.‖ 28
Sept 1989: 2, 32.
       ―WRGC Is Sylva‘s First and Only Radio Station.‖ Picture Jim Childers. 28 Sept
1989: 2, 33.

Jackson County—Medicine
       Carter, Chuck. ―McGuire Dental Practice Is Family Affair.‖ 28 Sept 1989: 2, 28.
       Picture: “C.J. Harris Community Hospital‖ 30 Aug 1951: 1, 4.
       Picture: C.J. Harris After Expansion in 1986.‖ 28 Sept 1989: 2, 31.
       Daniel, Dr. R. David. ―Jackson County‘s Medical Personnel.‖ 30 Aug 1951: 1, 4.
       Ehasz, Ginny. ―Dr. D.D. Hooper Was Medical Pioneer. 28 Sept 1989: 2, 38.
       ―Harris Regional Has Tradition of Community Service.‖ 27 Sept 2001: 21.
       Picture: Harris Regional Hospital in 1971. 27 Sept 2001: 21.
       ―Hospital Has Tradition of Community Service.‖ 28 Sept 1989: 2, 31.
       Kirchberg, Dr. RoyW. ―C. J. Harris Community Hospital Benefits Jackson‘s
Sick.‖ 30 Aug 1951: 1, 4.
       Morgan, Dr. Ralph Siler. ―Jackson-Swain Cancer Clinic.‖ 30 Aug 1951: 1, 4.
       Morgan, Dr. Ralph Siler. ―Jackson‘s Present Medical Program.‖ 30 Aug 1951:1,4.
       ―Morgan Initiates Medical Innovations.‖ (Dr. Ralph Siler Morgan) 28 Sept 1989:
2, 23.
       Picture: One Wing Harris Hospital Then Located on Ridgeway Street. 27 Sept
2001: 21.
       Picture: Original Hospital Building in Final Stages of Construction in 1959. 28
Sept 1989: 2, 31.
       Picture: People Who Broke Ground For C.J. Harris Hosptial. 28 Sept 1989: 2,
36.
       ―Two New Doctors To Open Offices in Sylva Oct. 10.‖ (Dr. Philip Ernest
DeWees and Dr. Leo Clayton McCampbell) 30 Aug 1951:1,1.

Jackson County—Minerals
      “County Rich in Minerals.‖ 30 Aug 1951: 5, 1.

Jackson County—Natural Resources
       Picture: Christmas Tree Industry. 27 Sept 2001: 27.
       Hooper, Rose. ―A County Rich In Natural Resources.‖ 27 Sept 2001: 26.
       Hooper, Rose. ―Natural Resources Attract Tourists, Contribute To Second
Largest Industry.‖ (Tourism) 27 Sept 2001: 27.
       Picture: A Virgin Forest—Long Since Vanished on Private Land 27 Sept 2001:
26.
Jackson County—Newspapers
       Picture: Building Where Jackson County Journal Was Published. 28 Sept 1989:
2, 34.
       ―Dan Tompkins Was One of Jackson‘s Great Statesmen.‖ (Editor and Publisher of
Jackson County Journal ) 30 Aug 1951: 1, 2.
       ―Excerpts Of Interest From the Jackson County Journal.‖ 30 Aug 1951: 4, 8.
       ―The Herald Regrets.‖ (Editorial) 30 Aug 1951:1,2.
       Picture: ―The Herald Staff.‖ 30 Aug 1951: 1, 2.
       McRorie, J.D. ―Sylva‘s First Newspaper Was Published in 1888.‖ 28 Sept 1989:
2, 36.
       Picture: Present Sylva Herald Publishing Co. Employees . 28 Sept 1989: 2, 36.
       ―Tompkins Was Statesman.‖ 28 Sept 1989: 2, 25.
       ―Tuckaseigee Democrat Describes Jackson.‖ 30 Aug 1951: 1, 10.

Jackson County—Sports
       Picture: Cullowhee‘s 1975 Baseball Team Won State 1A Championship. 27 Sept
2001: 20.
       Picture: 1921-22 Sylva High Girl‘s Basketball Team. 28 Sept 1989: 2, 21.
       Picture: 1933-34 Sylva High Basketball Team Won Three Tournaments. 28 Sept
1989: 2, 1.
       Picture: 1965 Sylva Webster Western Region 2A Championship Team. 27 Sept
2001: 19.
       Picture: ―Eric Streater, Who Quarterbacked Sylva Webster to 1980 State 2-A
Championship. 28 Sept 1989: 2, 19.
       Picture: First Football Team At Sylva High 1928. 28 Sept 1989: 2, 22.
       Picture: ―Only Two High School Football Coaches Sylva Had For Past 40
Years—Joe Hunt and Babe Howell, Along With Ed Sutton Star of 1952 Team.‖ 28 Sept
1989: 2, 19.
       Phillips, Cary. ―From Tornado To Mustangs Sylva Has Produced Winners.‖ 28
Sept 1989: 2, 20.
       Phillips, Cary. ―National Pastime Has Rich History in Sylva, Dillsboro.‖ 28 Sept
1989: 2, 22.
       Phillips, Cary. ―Sports Have Played Key Role in County‘s History.‖ 27 Sept
2001:18.
       Picture: Smoky Mountain‘s 1991 State 3A Championship Volleyball Team. 27
Sept 2001: 19.
       Picture: Sylva High School Basketball Squad of 1924-25. 28 Sept 1989: 2, 22.
      Picture: Sylva High‘s First Undefeated Football Team in 1937.‖ 28 Sept 1989: 2,
20.
       Picture: Sylva High‘s Girls‘ Basketball Team, 1937-38 28 Sept 1989: 2, 19.
       Picture: Sylva Webster‘s 2-A State Baseball Championship Team 1974. 27 Sept
2001: 18.
       Picture: Sylva Webster‘s 2-A Basketball Championship Team 1974. 28 Sept
1989: 2, 22.
       Picture: Sylva-Webster Football Team 1965. 28 Sept 1989: 2, 19.
       Picture: Sylva‘s Little League All Stars 1961. 28 Sept 1989: 2, 22.
     Picture: ―Tommy Love Helped Sylva-Webster Win Western 2A Football
Championship in 1965-66.‖ 28 Sept 1989: 2, 20.

Jackson County—Stories, Anecdotes, etc.
        Carter, George-Anne. ―Travel Diary Reveals Memories of Courthouse.‖ 15 June
1995: 20
        “Cheesquaw Certain There Was No Flood.‖ 30 Aug 1951: 3, 1
        Coward, Jay. ―Sylva Attorney, Jay Coward, Remembers The Courthouse of his
Boyhood Days.‖
                Picture: Jay Coward
        Garza, Amy Ammons. ―The Day Grandpa Didn‘t Show Up For Supper.‖ 15
June 1995: 8.
        ―Honest John Provided Hunters With Sport.‖ 30 Aug 1951: 5, 1.
       Hooper, Irene Bishop. ―Daddy Gets A Job At The Courthouse.‖ 15 June 1995: 18.
       Hooper, Rose. ―Courthouse Once Housed Board of Education.‖ 15 June 1995: 11.
        ―Hoopers Recall Jury Stories.‖ 15 June 1995: 11.
        ―Lucius Allen Learns ‗A Soft Answer Turneth Away Wrath‘.‖ 15 June 1995: 17.
        Mainwaring, Emily. ―Children Enjoyed Simple Pleasures of Life in Sylva of
Bygone Days.‖ 28 Sept 1989: 2, 28.
        McRorie, Loqueta H. ―Five Holden Children Pretended County Courthouse Was
‗Castle‘.‖ 15 June 1995: 9.
                Picture: Holden Children Seated on Confederate Monument. (Homer,
        Janice, Loqueta, Bobby and Jacqueline, children of Leonard Holden, Sheriff)
        “Parris Shares Memories Of Sylva He Knew As a Child.‖ 28 Sept 1989: 1, 4
        ―Passel of Fleas Chase School Children Away.‖ (Webster 1874) 30 Aug 1951: 5,
1.
        ―Sandlin‘s Desire For Dynamite Almost Cost Life.‖ 30 Aug 1931: 4, 4..
        ―School Prank.‖ (Bernice Cowan Higdon) 15 June 1995: 10.
        “Sheriff Fumed As Jim Ward Rode To Jail.‖ 30 Aug 1951: 3, 1
        ―Sheriff Fumed As Jim Ward Rode Off To Jail.‖ 27 Sept 2001: 19 (Reprinted
From 30 Aug 1951)
        ―Shore Was Muddy From Webster Today.‖ 30 Aug 1951: 3, 1.
        Sutton, Mildred Styles. ―High School Girls Sometimes ‗Slipped Off To Court‘.‖
15 June 1995: 17.
        ―Uncle Will Norton, 94, Recalls Tales of Jackson County During Days of War
Between the States.‖ (Picture) 30 Aug 1951: 3, 1.

Jackson County—World War II
       ―Jackson Paid With Lives in World War II.‖ 30 Aug 1951: 5, 1.
       ―Jackson‘s Gold Star Mothers.‖ 30 Aug 1951: 1,1.
       Picture: War Monument Honoring Men and Women of Jackson County Who
Served in U.S. Armed Forces. 15 June 1995: 22.

Jackson County Journal
      ―Excerpts Of Interest From the Jackson County Journal.‖ 30 Aug 1951: 4, 8
Jackson County Time Capsule
      Picture: Linda Collins With Grandchildren Steve and Ashley Fitzgerald at Place
Where Jackson County Time Capsule Is Buried. 15 June 1995: 22.

Jackson, Walter
      Founding Board of Trustees of Southwestern Community College. 27 Sept 2001:
16.
             Pictures:
                    R. Paul Buchanan     1968-1969
                    James B. Childress 1968-1969
                    William B. Dillard 1968-1982      Past Chair and Vice Chair
                    Paul Ellis           1968-1975    Past Chair
                    W. Paul Holt, Jr.    1968-1974, 1975-Present Past Chair
                    Walter Jackson       1968-1971
                    Oscar Ledford        1968-1975    Past Vice Chair
                    Bruce MacMurray      1968-1972
                    Odell Shuler         1968-1979    Past Vice Chair
                    George J. Stewart    1968-1975
                    John Wikle           1968-1977

Jenkins, Thomas K.
      ―S.C.C. Board Members Through The Years.‖ 27 Sept 2001: 17.
             Pictures:
                    Thomas K. Jenkins 1993-1997

Johnson, Lady Bird (Mrs. Claudia Alta Taylor Johnson)Visit To Jackson County
        Hotaling, Lynn. ― Nation‘s First Lady Visited Canada, W.C.U. in 1967.‖ 27 Sept
2001: 3.
        Picture: Jackson County Commissioner Franz Whitmire, Then A Teacher Corps
Intern, Cut Bobby Owens Hair As Lady Bird Johnson, Watches. 28 Sept 2001:3.

Jones, Talmadge
       ―S.C.C. Board Members Through The Years.‖ 27 Sept 2001: 17.
              Pictures:
                     Talmadge Jones    1983-1985

King, Edward
       Taylor, Dr. Rosser H. ―Scribner‘s Monthly Writer Visited Jackson County In
1874.‖ (Edward King)

Kinkaid, Parson (Sourdough)
      Picture: Parson (Sourdough) Kinkaid Sending Greetings From Adak, Alaska.‖ 30
Aug 1951: 1, 4.
Leatherwood, Harold
       Picture: ―One Year Old Twins Harold and Hazel Leatherwood, Children of John
M. and Elba Buchanan Leatherwood, at Foot Of The Confederate Soldier Monument in
1916.

Leatherwood, Hazel
       Picture: ―One Year Old Twins Harold and Hazel Leatherwood, Children of John
M. and Elba Buchanan Leatherwood, at Foot Of The Confederate Soldier Monument in
1916.

Ledford, Oscar
      Founding Board of Trustees of Southwestern Community College. 27 Sept 2001:
16.
             Pictures:
                    R. Paul Buchanan     1968-1969
                    James B. Childress 1968-1969
                    William B. Dillard 1968-1982      Past Chair and Vice Chair
                    Paul Ellis           1968-1975    Past Chair
                    W. Paul Holt, Jr.    1968-1974, 1975-Present Past Chair
                    Walter Jackson       1968-1971
                    Oscar Ledford        1968-1975    Past Vice Chair
                    Bruce MacMurray      1968-1972
                    Odell Shuler         1968-1979    Past Vice Chair
                    George J. Stewart    1968-1975
                    John Wikle           1968-1977

Love, Tommy
       Picture: ―Tommy Love Helped Sylva-Webster Win Western 2A Football
Championship in 1965-66.‖ 28 Sept 1989: 2, 20.

MacMurray, Bruce
    Founding Board of Trustees of Southwestern Community College. 27 Sept 2001:
16.
           Pictures:
                  R. Paul Buchanan     1968-1969
                  James B. Childress 1968-1969
                  William B. Dillard 1968-1982      Past Chair and Vice Chair
                  Paul Ellis           1968-1975    Past Chair
                  W. Paul Holt, Jr.    1968-1974, 1975-Present Past Chair
                  Walter Jackson       1968-1971
                  Oscar Ledford        1968-1975    Past Vice Chair
                  Bruce MacMurray      1968-1972
                  Odell Shuler         1968-1979    Past Vice Chair
                  George J. Stewart    1968-1975
                  John Wikle           1968-1977
Madden, Edwin
     ―S.C.C. Board Members Through The Years.‖ 27 Sept 2001: 17.
            Pictures:
                   Edwin Madden      1999-Present

Madison County Courthouse
      Picture: Madison County Courthouse. 15 June 1995: 5.

Madison, Professor Robert Lee
       ―Ernest Labor Paid off For Professor Madison.‖ 30 Aug 1951: 2, 2.
       Picture: ―One Room Schoolhouse Where Professor R.L. Madison Began His
Teaching in 1889.‖ 30 Aug 1951: 1, 4.
       Picture: “R.L. Madison and Will Norton‖ 28 Sept 1989: 1, 5.
       Picture: ―Robert Lee Madison‖ 28 Sept 1989: 1, 5.

McCampbell, Dr. Leo Clayton
     ―Two New Doctors To Open Offices in Sylva Oct 10.‖ (Dr. Philip Ernest
DeWees and Dr. Leo Clayton McCampbell) 30 Aug 1951:1,1.

McDonald, Dorothea
     ―S.C.C. Board Members Through The Years.‖ 27 Sept 2001: 17.
            Pictures:
                   Dorothea McDonald 1973-1981 1990-1994

McGuire
     Carter, Chuck. ―McGuire Dental Practice Is Family Affair.‖ 28 Sept 1989: 2, 28.

McKee, Ernest Lyndon (E.L.)
       Picture: E.L. McKee Home on Main Street. 28 Sept 1989: 2, 26.
       ―Glimpses Of Sylva‘s Past.‖ 27 Sept 2001: 12
              Pictures:
                     Commercial Hotel (On corner of Spring and Main)
                     Sylva Depot on Mill Street
                     Sylva Swimming Pool Constructed by WPA in 1937
                     Home of E. Lyndon and Gertrude Dills McKee on Corner of Main
                     and Landis Streets
       ―McKee Instrumental In Forming of Paperboard.‖ 30 Aug 1951: 1, 5.
       ―McKee Was Instrumental In Forming of Paperboard.‖ 28 Sept 1989: 2, 37.
(Reprint From Sylva Herald 30 Aug 1951)
       Picture: E.L. McKee with Wife Gertrude Dills McKee. 28 Sept 1989: 2, 37.

McKee, Mrs. Gertrude Dills
       Picture: Gertrude Dills McKee. 27 Sept 2001: 7.
       ―Hall, Moore, McKee, Thornburg Also Counted Among County‘s Favorites.‖ 27
Sept 2001: 6
       ―Mrs. McKee Was Credit To Jackson.‖ (Mrs. Gertrude Dills McKee) 30 Aug
1951: 2, 5.
       ―Mrs. McKee Was Credit To Jackson.‖ (Mrs. Gertrude Dills McKee) 28 Sept
1989: 2, 37. (Reprint from Sylva Herald 30 Aug 1951.)

McRorie, Loqueta Holden
        McRorie, Loqueta H. ―Five Holden Children Pretended County Courthouse Was
‗Castle‘.‖ 15 June 1995: 9.
                Picture: Holden Children Seated on Confederate Monument. (Homer,
        Janice, Loqueta, Bobby and Jacqueline, children of Leonard Holden, Sheriff)

Moore, Dan Killian
       Picture: Dan Killian Moore. 28 Sept 1989: 2, 38.
       Picture: Dan Killian Moore. 27 ‗Sept 2001: 6.
       ―Hall, Moore, McKee, Thornburg Also Counted Among County‘s Favorites.‖ 27
Sept 2001: 6
       Picture: Mayor Roscoe Poteet Receiving Oath of Office From Then Superior
Court Judge, Dan Moore in Jane, 1953. 27 Sept 2001: 13.
       ―Moore, Long Time Sylva Resident, Was Governor.‖ 28 Sept 1989: 2, 38.

Morgan, Dr. Ralph Siler
       ―Morgan Initiates Medical Innovations.‖ (Dr. Ralph Siler Morgan) 28 Sept 1989:
2, 23.

Morris, Hattie
      ―S.C.C. Board Members Through The Years.‖ 27 Sept 2001: 17.
              Pictures:
                     Hattie Morris       1981-1990
Morris, Mary
      Picture: ―Miss Mary Morris Stands Beside 1951 Roadster.‖ 30 Aug 1951: 1, 6.

Myers, Calvin
      ―S.C.C. Board Members Through The Years.‖ 27 Sept 2001: 17.
             Pictures:
                    Calvin Myers      1985-1990

Myers, Dr. Norman K.
      ―S.C.C. Presidents.‖ 27 Sept 2001: 16.
             Pictures:
                    Edward E. Bryson       1964-1980
                    Dr. Norman K. Myers 1981-1991
                    Dr. Barry W. Russell 1991-1996
                    Dr. Cecil L. Groves 1997-Present
Nantahala Power and Light Company
       “Nantahala Has Supplied Power to Sylva Since 1933 Line Bought.‖ 28 Sept 1989:
2, 28.
        ―Nantahala Power Company Developments Contribute To Jackson‘s Economic
Status.‖ 30Aug 1951: 4, 7.
        ―Queen Recalls His Early Years With Dillsboro-Sylva Power Company.‖
(Claude Queen) Picture 28 Sept 1989: 2, 28.

Neslin, Quayle
       ―S.C.C. Board Members Through The Years.‖ 27 Sept 2001: 17.
               Pictures
                      Quayle Neslin       1994-Present
Oliver, Mandy
       Oliver, Mandy. ―Lifelong Resident Recalls Childhood Days in Sylva.‖ 28 Sept
1989: 1, 15.

Owens, Bobby
        Picture: Jackson County Commissioner Franz Whitmire, Then A Teacher Corps
Intern, Cut Bobby Owens Hair As Lady Bird Johnson, Watches. 27 Sept 2001: 3.

Pachnowski, Joseph
      ―S.C.C. Board Members Through The Years.‖ 27 Sept 2001: 17.
             Pictures:
                    Joseph Pachnowski 1982-1983

Parris, John
       Picture: John Parris. 28 Sept 1989: 2, 31.
       Picture: John Parris With Trygve Lie, Foreign Minister of Norway , At
Organization Conference for United Nations in 1945. 28 Sept 1989: 2, 31.
       ―Parris Roamed The World Until Mountains Beckoned Him Home.‖ 28 Sept
1989: 2, 31.
       “Parris Shares Memories Of Sylva He Knew As a Child.‖ 28 Sept 1989: 1, 4.
       ―Talented People Best County Resource.‖27 Sept 2001:11.
               Pictures:     John Parris
                             Gary Carden
                             Kay Byer
                             Sue Ellen Bridgers
                             Aunt Samantha Bumgarner
                             Mary Jane Queen
                             Harry Cagle
                             Bob Terrell
                             Sean Bridgers
                             Nicky Searcy
Penland, Melvin P.
       ―S.C.C. Board Members Through The Years.‖ 27 Sept 2001: 17.
              Pictures:
                     Melvin P. Penland    1997-Present
Poteet, Roscoe
       Picture: Mayor Roscoe Poteet Receiving Oath of Office From Then Superior
Court Judge, Dan Moore in Jane, 1953. 27 Sept 2001: 13.

Powell, Noah
       ―S.C.C. Board Members Through The Years.‖ 27 Sept 2001: 17.
              Pictures:
                     Noah Powell           1971-1973
Queen, Claude
       ―Queen Recalls His Early Years With Dillsboro-Sylva Power Company.‖
(Claude Queen) Picture 28 Sept 1989: 2, 28.

Queen, Mary Jane
      ―Talented People Best County Resource.‖ 27 Sept 2001:11.
             Pictures:      John Parris
                           Gary Carden
                           Kay Byer
                           Sue Ellen Bridgers
                           Aunt Samantha Bumgarner
                           Mary Jane Queen
                           Harry Cagle
                           Bob Terrell
                           Sean Bridgers
                           Nicky Searcy

Railroads—Western North Carolina
       ―19 Convicts Drowned While Boring Tunnel.‖ (Only known account that lists the
name of the sole survivor.) 30 Aug 1951: 4, 1.
       ―19 Convicts Drowned While Boring Cowee Tunnel.‖ 27 Sept 2001: 9.
(Reprinted from Sylva Herald 30 Aug 1951.
       ―Brave Fireman Halted Runaway Freight Train.‖ 30 Aug 1951: 4, 1.
       ―Construction of Western North Carolina Railroad Linked Jackson County With
the Outside World.‖ 30 Aug 1951: 4, 1.
       Picture: ―Cowee Tunnel Bored Through Rock By Convict Labor in 1880‘s.‖ 30
Aug 1951: 1, 4.
       Picture: Don Cogdill Turning Key To Lock Train Station Down For Last Time.‖
28 Sept 1989: 1, 13.
       ―General Hampton Built Sylva‘s Railroad Depot.‖ 30 Aug 1951: 4, 1.
       ―Industrial Growth of Jackson Began With The Coming Of the Railway, 1884.‖
30 Aug 1951: 1,1.
       ―John Clark Lost Life In Typical Wreck.‖ (Railroad Accident) 30 Aug 1951: 4, 7.
       ―Southern Railroad Is Important To Sylva.‖ 30 Aug 1951: 4, 1.
        Picture: Sylva Train Depot on Mill Street. 28 Sept 1989: 2, 24.

Revis, Judith
        ―S.C.C. Board Members Through The Years.‖ 27 Sept 2001: 17.
               Pictures:
                      Judith Revis        1991-1993
Reynolds, Alonzo Carlton
        Picture:―A.C. Reynolds Who Served as President of Cullowhee Normal and
Industrial School From 1912-1920‖ 28 Sept 1989: 1, 2.

Roads
       “Highway 107 To Be Finished In Two Weeks.‖ 30 Aug 1951: 1, 9.
       ―Jackson County‘s Roads Are Big Development.‖ 30 Aug 1951: 2, 7.
       Picture: “Made Long Before Paved Roads Were Thought Of....‖ (Picture of
mostly women working on roads in the Love Field Community) 30 Aug 1951: 1, 8.

Robinson, Chancellor H.F.
       Picture: Chancellor H.F. Robinson, E.J. Whitmire, and Coach Bob Waters At
Dedication of Whitmire Stadium in 1974. 28 Sept 1989: 2, 19

Robinson, Dan
      Picture: Dan Robinson 28 Sept 1989: 2, 21

Robinson, Delmar
      ―S.C.C. Board Members Through The Years.‖ 27 Sept 2001: 17.
             Pictures:
                    Delmar Robinson   1992-1994     Past Vice Chair

Rogers, Dave
       Picture: Dave Rogers Barn with Training School in Background. 28 Sept 1989:
2, 38.

Roosevelt, President Franklin D.—Visit To Sylva
      Picture: Crowd Estimated at 7,000-10,000 Lined Sylva‘s Main Street, Sept. 8,
1936 To See President Roosevelt.
      Phillips, Carey. ―Visit By Roosevelt Caused Great Excitement.‖ 27 Sept 2001: 3.
      ―Roosevelt‘s Visit To Sylva Made Jackson History.‖ 30 Aug 1951: 1, 4.

Russell, Dr. Barry W.
       ―S.C.C. Presidents.‖ 27 Sept 2001: 16.
              Pictures:
                     Edward E. Bryson       1964-1980
                     Dr. Norman K. Myers 1981-1991
                     Dr. Barry W. Russell 1991-1996
                     Dr. Cecil L. Groves 1997-Present
Sanford, Nell
      Picture: Glenn Hughes and Nell Sanford in Old Courthouse. 15 June 1995: 15.

Scott’s Creek
       Picture: 1898 Scott‘s Creek Frozen With Ice 15 to 18 inches thick 28 Sept 1989:
1, 3.
       Picture: Scott‘s Creek in Flood Stage in May, 1904. 28 Sept 1989: 2, 25.

Searcy, James
      ―S.C.C. Board Members Through The Years.‖ 27 Sept 2001: 17.
             Pictures:
                    James Searcy         1973-1981
Searcy, Nick
      ―Talented People Best County Resource.‖ 27 Sept 2001:11.
             Pictures:      John Parris
                           Gary Carden
                           Kay Byer
                           Sue Ellen Bridgers
                           Aunt Samantha Bumgarner
                           Mary Jane Queen
                           Harry Cagle
                           Bob Terrell
                           Sean Bridgers
                           Nicky Searcy

Seel, William J.
       ―S.C.C. Board Members Through The Years.‖ 27 Sept 2001: 17.
              Pictures:
                     William J. Seel   1994-1996

Shuler, Odell
       Founding Board of Trustees of Southwestern Community College. 27 Sept 2001:
16.
              Pictures:
                     R. Paul Buchanan     1968-1969
                     James B. Childress 1968-1969
                     William B. Dillard 1968-1982      Past Chair and Vice Chair
                     Paul Ellis           1968-1975    Past Chair
                     W. Paul Holt, Jr.    1968-1974, 1975-Present Past Chair
                     Walter Jackson       1968-1971
                     Oscar Ledford        1968-1975    Past Vice Chair
                     Bruce MacMurray      1968-1972
                     Odell Shuler         1968-1979    Past Vice Chair
                     George J. Stewart    1968-1975
                     John Wikle           1968-1977
Smith, William H.
       ―S.C.C. Board Members Through The Years.‖ 27 Sept 2001: 17.
              Pictures:
                     William H. Smith  1980-1999     Past Vice Chair

Smoky Mountain National Park
      Picture: Demonstration of Pioneer Activities At Mountain Farm Museum in Park.
27 Sept 2001: 31.
       ―The Making of a National Park.‖ 27 Sept 2001: 31.

Snake-Handling (Religion)
       ―Teester Focused Eyes of World on Jackson County.‖ (Rev. Albert Teester, snake
handling preacher) 30 Aug 1951: 4, 3.

Sneed, James
       ―S.C.C. Board Members Through The Years.‖ 27 Sept 2001: 17.
              Pictures:
                     James Sneed       1977-1992     Past Vice Chair

Southwestern Community College
      Picture: An Early Building Trades Class Works on a Masonry Project. 28 Sept
1989: 2, 34.
      Founding Board of Trustees of Southwestern Community College. 27 Sept 2001:
16.
             Pictures:
                    R. Paul Buchanan     1968-1969
                    James B. Childress 1968-1969
                    William B. Dillard 1968-1982       Past Chair and Vice Chair
                    Paul Ellis           1968-1975     Past Chair
                    W. Paul Holt, Jr.    1968-1974, 1975-Present Past Chair
                    Walter Jackson       1968-1971
                    Oscar Ledford        1968-1975     Past Vice Chair
                    Bruce MacMurray      1968-1972
                    Odell Shuler         1968-1979     Past Vice Chair
                    George J. Stewart    1968-1975
                    John Wikle           1968-1977
      ―S.C.C. Board Members Through The Years.‖ 27 Sept 2001: 17.
             Pictures:
                    Carl Stanford        1969-1979     Past Vice Chair
                    Noah Powell          1971-1973
                    Dorothea McDonald 1973-1981 1990-1994
                    James Searcy         1973-1981
                    Robert Carpenter     1973-1993     Past Chair and Vice Chair
                    James Kent Coward 1974-1981        Past Chair
                    James Wilson         1975-1980
                    Roberta Swank        1976-1983     Past Chair
                    James Sneed            1977-1992    Past Vice Chair
                    Cecil Brooks           1979-1987
                    Thomas L. Woodard      1979-1982
                    William H. Smith       1980-1999    Past Vice Chair
                    Earl E. Hooper         1981-1990 1995-Present
                    Robert Blanton         1981-1999    Past Chair and Vice Chair
                    Hattie Morris          1981-1990
                    Joseph Pachnowski      1982-1983
                    Catherine H. Dillard   1982-1995
                    Charles Jerry Sutton   1983-Present Past Chair and Vice Chair
                    Talmadge Jones         1983-1985
                    Calvin Myers           1985-1990
                    Mary Jane Ferguson     1987-1996
                    William J. Cowan       1990-1994
                    Judith Revis           1991-1993
                    Orville Coward, Jr.    1991-1995
                    Delmar Robinson        1992-1994    Past Vice Chair
                    Thomas K. Jenkins      1993-1997
                    Jean Douthit           1993-1997
                    William J. Seel        1994-1996
                    George Hooper          1994-Present
                    Quayle Neslin          1994-Present
                    Terry Bell             1995-Present
                    Conrad Burrell         1996-PresentCurrent Chair, Past Vice Chair
                    Jan Unger              1996-Present
                    Deborah Hyatt          1996-1997
                    Harvey J. Hyatt        1997-Present Current Vice Chair
                    Melvin P. Penland      1997-Present
                    Kate Welch             1997-Present
                    Edwin Madden           1999-Present
                    Carolyn Blanton        1999-Present

      ―S.C.C. Has Served Area For Twenty-Five Years.‖ 28 Sept 1989: 2, 34.
      ―S.C.C. Presidents.‖ 27 Sept 2001: 16.
             Pictures:
                    Edward E. Bryson       1964-1980
                    Dr. Norman K. Myers 1981-1991
                    Dr. Barry W. Russell 1991-1996
                    Dr. Cecil L. Groves 1991-Present
      ―Southwestern Expands Educational Services.‖ 27 Sept 2001: 8.
      Picture: Student With Teacher Working on a Computer. 27 Sept 2001: 8.

Spake, Rev. George W.
       ―Rev. Spake Organized Sylva Methodist Church.‖ (Picture) 30 Aug 1951: 1, 3.
Stanford, Carl
      ―S.C.C. Board Members Through The Years.‖ 27 Sept 2001: 17.
             Pictures:
                    Carl Stanford     1969-1979     Past Vice Chair

Stewart, Charlie
       Picture: 1953 Jackson County Board of Education Members—Early Dietz;
Charlie Stewart; Edward Fowler, Supt. Vernon Cope; Chairman W.R. Enloe, and
T.T.Varner. 15 June 1995: 11.

Stewart, George W.
      Founding Board of Trustees of Southwestern Community College. 27 Sept 2001:
16.
             Pictures:
                    George J. Stewart    1968-1975

Stewart, John T.
       Picture: ―John T. Stewart, Born in Hamburg Township in 1843—Lived to Be 89
Years Old.‖

Stillwell, Edgar Herman (E.H.)
       ―Professor E. H. Stillwell, Author, Teacher, Pioneer.‖ (Picture) 30 Aug 1951: 1,
8.
       Picture: Professor Edgar Stillwell With A Group Of Cullowhee School Children
Around 1910.. 28 Sept 1989: 2, 24.

Streater, Eric
       Picture: Eric Streater Who Quarterbacked Sylva Webster to 1980 State 2A
Championship. 28 Sept 1989: 2, 19.

Strother, William C.
       Strother Scaled Courthouse While Whole County Watched.‖ (William C.
Strother, ―Human Spider.‖) 15 June 1995: 8.

Sutton, Charles Jerry
       ―S.C.C. Board Members Through The Years.‖ 27 Sept 2001: 17.
              Pictures:
                     Charles Jerry Sutton 1983-Present Past Chair and Vice Chair
Sutton, Edward
       Picture: ―Only Two High School Football Coaches Sylva Had For Past 40
Years—Joe Hunt and Babe Howell, Along With Ed Sutton Star of 1952 Team.‖ 28 Sept
1989: 2, 19

Sutton, Guy W.
       Picture: Sheriff Fred Holcombe with Deputies Ferman Dillard, Guy W. Sutton,
and Charlie Calhoun. 15 June 1995: 17.
Swank, Roberta
     ―S.C.C. Board Members Through The Years.‖ 27 Sept 2001: 17.
            Pictures:
                   Roberta Swank     1976-1983     Past Chair

Sylva Collegiate Institute
        Picture: Administration Building for Sylva Collegiate Institute. 28 Sept 1989: 2,
30.
        Cardin, Gary. ―Collegiate Institute of Sylva Opened Doors in 1898; Had 229
Students, 10 Teachers in 1924.‖ 28 Sept 1989: 2, 30. (Reprinted from Sylva Herald 18
Dec 1957.)
        Picture: Students and Faculty of Sylva Collegiate Institute in 1926. 28 Sept 1989:
2, 24.
        Picture: Students, Faculty and Local Residents Around 1900 At Sylva Collegiate
Institute . 28 Sept 1989: 2, 30.

Sylva, N.C.
       Picture: Buggy Ride Down Mill Street in 1911. 28 Sept 1989: 2, 35.
       Picture: Crowd Gathered in Front of a Store on Main Street, Sylva in 1930‘s.
(Depression Era) 28 Sept 1989: 2, 24.
       Picture: E.L. McKee Home on Main Street. 28 Sept 1989: 2, 26.
       Gray, Jim. ―Herald‘s Editor Recalls Sylva‘s Main Street Through The Years.‖ 28
Sept 1989: 1, 10.
       Picture: House located on North Side of Main Street in Sylva 28 Sept 1989: 1,
11.
       Picture: The J.S. Higdon Garage. 28 Sept 1989: 2, 24.
       Hotaling, Lynn. ―Jackson County Has Four Incorporated Towns.‖ (Webster,
Sylva, Dillsboro, Village of Forest Hills.) 27 Sept 2001: 13.
       ―Judge Cannon Owned Most of Land in Sylva.‖ 30 Aug 1951: 2, 7
       Picture: Mae Hampton, Daughter of General E. R. Hampton, Who Named the
Town of Sylva For William D. Sylva.‖ 30 Aug 1951: 5, 1.
       Picture: Hampton House, Built By Gen. E. R. Hampton 28 Sept 1989: 1, 15.
       Mainwaring, Emily. ―Children Enjoyed Simple Pleasures of Life in Sylva of
Bygone Days.‖ 28 Sept 1989: 2, 28.
       Picture: Members of Sylva Fire Department in the 1930‘s. 28 Sept 1989: 2, 25.
       Parris, John. ―Parris Shares Memories of the Sylva He Knew As A Child.‖ 28
Sept 1989: 1, 4.
       ―Picture Postcards Reflect County‘s Past.‖ 27 Sept 2001: 23.
               Pictures:
                       Jackson County Fairgrounds
                       Hotel Carolina
                       Pioneer Village Cabins (Across From Mark Watson Park)
                       Sylva in the 1920‘s.
       Picture: ―Sylva Between The Years 1907-1911‖ 30 Aug 1951: 4, 2.
        Picture: Sylva Boy Scout Troup in 1926. 28 Sept 1989: 2, 31.
        Picture: “Sylva‘s Business District As It Looks Now.‖ 30 Aug 1951: 1, 2
        Picture: ―Sylva City Park‖ 30 Aug 1951: 5, 1.
        Picture: ―Sylva In 1895‖ 30 Aug 1951: 1, 7..
        Picture: “Sylva In 1895—Dirt Street, Board Buildings‖ 28 Sept 1989: 1, 2.
        Picture: “Sylva‘s Main Street 1919-1920‖ (Includes names of all stores) 28 Sept
1989: 1, 4.
        Picture: “Sylva‘s Main Street Around 1920‖ 28 Sept 1989: 1, 4.
        Picture: Sylva‘s Main Street During the ‗40‘s.‖ 28 Sept 1989: 1, 10.
        Picture: Sylva‘s Main Street in 1950‘s. 27 Sept 2001: 13.
        Picture: Sylva‘s Main Street in 1989. 28 Sept 1989: 2, 35.
        ―Sylva Sidewalks Built in 1895.‖ 28 Sept 1989: 2, 32. (Reprinted from Sylva
Herald 30 Aug 1951.)
        Picture: Sylva Train Depot on Mill Street. 28 Sept 1989: 2, 24.
        Picture: Sylva‘s Main Street During Mid-50‘s.‖ 28 Sept 1989: 1, 10.
        Picture: Thad Bryson House Located on King Street. 28 Sept 1989: 2, 32.
        Picture: ―The Town of Sylva As It Looks Today.‖ 30 Aug 1951: 1, 9.
       ―Town Of Sylva Was Chartered Twice By General Assembly.‖ 30 Aug 1951: 2, 3.
        ―Town of Sylva Was Chartered Twice By General Assembly.: 28 Sept 1989: 2,
17.
        ―Town Received It‘s Name In Dramatic Storybook Tale.‖ (Picture : William D.
Sylva) 28 Sept 1989: 1, 3.
        Picture: Velt‘s Cafe in Early 1950‘s. 28 Sept 1989: 2, 35.

Sylva—Centennial
       “Centennial Committee Announces Activities Planned For Week.‖ 28 Sept 1989:
2, 34.

Sylva, N.C.—Churches
       Picture: ―Children‘s Sunday School Class of the Sylva Methodist Church Around
1924.‖ 28 Sept 1989: 2, 23.
       ―Episcopalians Met In 1888.‖ 30 Aug 1951:1,3.
       Hainlin, H. Mitchell.. ―Addition To Episcopal Church Built.‖ 30 Aug 1951: 1,3.
       ―History of Organization of Sylva Presbyterian Church.‖ 30 Aug 1951: 1, 8.
       ―Rev. Spake Organized Sylva Methodist Church.‖ (Picture) 30 Aug 1951: 1, 3.
       ―Sylva Baptist Church Organized in Year 1888.‖ (Picture) 30 Aug 1951:1, 3.

Sylva, N.C.—History
       ―1913 Vote For Removal of County Seat Carried Heavily.‖ 30 Aug 1951: 4, 3.
       Picture: ―General Erastus Rawley Hampton, Founder of Sylva.‖ 30 Aug 1951:1,3.
       ―Glimpses Of Sylva‘s Past.‖ 27 Sept 2001: 12
              Pictures:
                     Commercial Hotel (On corner of Spring and Main)
                     Sylva Depot on Mill Street
                     Sylva Swimming Pool Constructed by WPA in 1937
                      Home of E. Lyndon and Gertrude Dills McKee on Corner of Main
                      and Landis Streets.
       Picture: J.S. Higdon‘s Ford Garage 28 Sept 1989: 1, 15.
       Majors-Duff, Lisa. ―1914 Statistics Describe a Very Different Sylva.‖ 15 June
1995: 18.
       Oliver, Mandy. ―Lifelong Resident Recalls Childhood Days in Sylva.‖ 28 Sept
1989: 1, 15.
       Sylva Expanded Greatly After World War I. 30 Aug 1951: 4, 7.
       ―Sylva‘s Board Sidewalks Built in Year 1895.‖ 30 Aug 1951: 4, 3.
       Picture: Sylva‘s First Courthouse.‖ (Old Dan Bryson House at Beta) 30 Aug
1951: 1, 3.
       Picture: ― Sylva‘s First Post Office.‖ 30 Aug 1951: 1,3.
       ―Time Enshrouded Mystery Concerning Sylva Is Solved.‖ (Whereabouts of Wm.
D. Sylva, for whom the town was named) 30 Aug 1951:1,1.

Sylva, William D.
       Picture: Mae Hampton, Daughter of General E. R. Hampton, Who Named the
Town of Sylva For William D. Sylva.‖ 30 Aug 1951: 5, 1.
       ―Time Enshrouded Mystery Concerning Sylva Is Solved.‖ (Whereabouts of Wm.
D. Sylva, for whom the town was named) 30 Aug 1951:1,1.
       ―Town Received It‘s Name In Dramatic Storybook Tale.‖ (Picture : William D.
Sylva) 28 Sept 1989: 1, 3.
       ―W.D. Sylva‘s Daughter Is Still Living in Texas.‖ Picture: Maude Sylva and Will
Lena Sylva Wheeler 28 Sept 1989: 1, 3.

Tallent, W. Riley
       Sylva Was Booming During Early 1900‘s.‖ Picture W. Riley Tallent) 30 Aug
1951: 3, 1.

Teester, Rev. Albert
       ―Teester Focused Eyes of World on Jackson County.‖ (Rev. Albert Teester, snake
handling preacher) 30 Aug 1951: 4, 3.
       ―Teester Focused Eyes Of World on Jackson County.‖ 27 Sept 2001: 13.
(Reprinted from 30 Aug : 1951: 4, 3.)


Terrell, Bob
       ―Talented People Best County Resource.‖ 27 Sept 2001:11.
              Pictures:      John Parris
                            Gary Carden
                            Kay Byer
                            Sue Ellen Bridgers
                            Aunt Samantha Bumgarner
                            Mary Jane Queen
                            Harry Cagle
                            Bob Terrell
                            Sean Bridgers
                            Nicky Searcy

Thomas, Colonel William H.
     ―Thomas Worked For Organization of Jackson County.‖ (Colonel William H.
Thomas) 30 Aug 1951: 1, 10.

Thomas, Fred L.
      ―Fred L. Thomas Promoted To Rank Of Lt. Commander.‖ (Includes Picture) 30
Aug 1951:1, 1.

Thornburg, Lacy
       ―Attorney General of N.C. Began Law Practice Here.‖ 28 Sept 1989: 2, 37.
       ―Hall, Moore, McKee, Thornburg Also Counted Among County‘s Favorites.‖ 27
Sept 2001: 6
       Picture: Lacy Thornburg. 28 Sept 1989: 2, 37.
       Picture: Lacy Thornburg. 27 Sept 2001: 7.

Tompkins, Daniel Dean
       ―Dan Tompkins Was One Of Jackson‘s Great Statesmen.‖ (Editor and Publisher
of Jackson County Journal.) 30 Aug 1951:1,2.

Unger, Jan
      ―S.C.C. Board Members Through The Years.‖ 27 Sept 2001: 17.
             Pictures:
                    Jan Unger         1996-Present

Varner, T.T.
       Picture: 1953 Jackson County Board of Education Members—Early Dietz;
Charlie Stewart; Edward Fowler, Supt. Vernon Cope; Chairman W.R. Enloe, and
T.T.Varner. 15 June 1995:11.

Ward, Jim
      “Sheriff Fumed As Jim Ward Rode To Jail.‖ 30 Aug 1951: 3, 1.

Waters, Bob
       Picture: Bob Waters. 28 Sept 1989: 2, 21.
       Picture: : Chancellor H.F. Robinson, E.J. Whitmire, and Coach Bob Waters At
Dedication of Whitmire Stadium in 1974. 28 Sept 1989: 2, 19

Webster, N.C.
       Hotaling, Lynn. ―Jackson County Has Four Incorporated Towns.‖ (Webster,
Sylva, Dillsboro, Village of Forest Hills.) 27 Sept 2001: 13.
       Picture: Webster‘s Mountain View Hotel Destroyed By Fire in 1910, Was Site of
Visit By Thomas Edison—Picture Taken On That Day. 27 Sept 2001: 5.
Welch, Kate
      ―S.C.C. Board Members Through The Years.‖ 27 Sept 2001: 17.
             Pictures:
                    Kate Welch        1997-Present

Western Carolina Teacher’s College
       Picture: Dean W. Ernest Bird and C.H. Allen at Western Carolina. 28 Sept 1989:
2, 26.
       ―Ernest Labor Paid off For Professor Madison.‖ 30 Aug 1951: 2, 2.
       ―Growth of W.C.T.C. Aided Greatly By It‘s Various Administrations.‖ 30 Aug
1951: 2, 2.
       Picture: President of W.C.T.C., Hiram T. Hunter, On Campus Clean-Up Day
During World War II.‖ 28 Sept 1989: 2, 35.
       ―Western Carolina Teacher‘s College Evolved From One-Teacher School.‖ 30
Aug 1951: 2, 2.

Western Carolina University
       Picture: “1949 Western Carolina Football Team. ― 28 Sept 1989: 2, 21
       Picture: Bob Waters. 28 Sept 1989: 2, 21.
       Picture: Campus of W.C. U. in 1970 28 Sept 1989: 2, 17.
       Picture: Chancellor H.F. Robinson, E.J. Whitmire, and Coach Bob Waters At
Dedication of Whitmire Stadium in 1974. 28 Sept 1989: 2, 19
       Picture: Dan Robinson 28 Sept 1989: 2, 21.
       Picture: Jim Gudger. 28 Sept 1989: 2, 21.
       Picture: Joyner Building, Built in 1914, in Flames in 1981. 27 Sept 2001: 14.
       Picture: Madison Building—Completed in 1904, Torn Down and Replaced. 27
Sept 2001: 15.
       Picture: ―Moore Hall‖ 28 Sept 1989: 1, 5.
       Picture: N.C. General Assembly As It Met AT W.C.U. May, 1963. 29 Sept 1989:
2, 36.
       Picture: ―One Room Schoolhouse Where Professor R. L. Madison Began His
Teaching in 1889.‖ 30 Aug 1951: 1, 4.
       Picture: Original Building That Housed Cullowhee High School, Forerunner of
Western Carolina University. 27 Sept 2001: 15.
       Picture: ―Original Madison Building on Campus of Cullowhee State Normal
School.‖ 28 Sept 1989: 1, 5.
       Picture: Original ―School House‖ Where Western Carolina University Began in
1889. 28 Sept 1989: 2, 24.
       Picture: Panoramic View Of Western Carolina‘s Campus in 1939. 27 Sept 2001:
15.
       Picture: Reading Room of Library in Joyner Building in 1950‘s. 27 Sept 2001:
14.
       Picture: “R.L. Madison and Will Norton‖ 28 Sept 1989: 1, 5.
       Picture: ―Robert Lee Madison‖ 28 Sept 1989: 1, 5.
       Picture: Tom Young. 28 Sept 1989: 2, 21.
       ―W.C.U. Began As Small Mountain High School.‖ 27 Sept 2001: 14.
       ―W.C.U. Buildings Bear Some Noted Names.‖ 28 Sept 1989: 2, 17.
       ―W.C.U.‘s Founders Were Dedicated To Education.‖ 28 Sept 1989: 1, 5.
       Picture: ―W.C.U.‘s Joyner Building Around Mid-Fifties.‖ 28 Sept 1989: 2, 17.
       ―Western Carolina University 1889-1989.‖ 28 Sept 1989: 2, 17
       Picture: Western Carolina University‘s Hoey Auditorium, Completed in 1939.
28 Sept 1989: 2, 35.
       Picture: Western Carolina University‘s Joyner Building Fire in January, 1981. 28
Sept 1989: 2, 24.
       Picture: Western Students in 1953 Working on Business Machines.
       White, Steve. ―A History of Athletics At Western Carolina University.‖ 28 Sept
1989: 2, 21.

Whitmire, E.J.
       Picture: Chancellor H.F. Robinson, E.J. Whitmire, and Coach Bob Waters At
Dedication of Whitmire Stadium in 1974. 28 Sept 1989: 2, 19

Whitmire, Franz
        Picture: Jackson County Commissioner Franz Whitmire, Then A Teacher Corps
Intern, Cut Bobby Owens Hair As Lady Bird Johnson, Watches. 27 Sept 2001: 3.

Whittier, N.C.
       ―Whittier Established in Year 1885.‖ 30 Aug 1951:1,1.

Wike, Dallas
       Picture: General Store Operated By Dallas Wike Before 1930 in Cullowhee. 28
Sept 1989: 2, 35.

Wikle, John
       Founding Board of Trustees of Southwestern Community College. 27 Sept 2001:
16.
             Pictures:
                    R. Paul Buchanan      1968-1969
                    James B. Childress 1968-1969
                    William B. Dillard 1968-1982       Past Chair and Vice Chair
                    Paul Ellis            1968-1975    Past Chair
                    W. Paul Holt, Jr.     1968-1974, 1975-Present Past Chair
                    Walter Jackson        1968-1971
                    Oscar Ledford         1968-1975    Past Vice Chair
                    Bruce MacMurray       1968-1972
                    Odell Shuler          1968-1979    Past Vice Chair
                    George J. Stewart     1968-1975
                    John Wikle            1968-1977
Wilson, James
      ―S.C.C. Board Members Through The Years.‖ 27 Sept 2001: 17.
             Pictures:
                    James Wilson      1975-1980

      Woodard, Thomas L.
      ―S.C.C. Board Members Through The Years.‖ 27 Sept 2001: 17.
             Pictures:
                    Thomas L. Woodard 1979-1982

Young, Tom
      Picture: Tom Young. 28 Sept 1989: 2, 21.

				
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