REPORT HISTORICAL COMMITTEE 11-1-01 SIGNED UP 27 NEW MEMBERS AT POND CREEK REUNION IN OCTOBER.
HAVING ITEM PUBLISHED ON THE POST REUNION LETTER TO LET THOSE WHO DIDN'T SIGN UP AS A MEMBER HOW TO JOIN OUR ORGANIZATION AND SEND INFORMATION.
Have talked with Kathleen Jones Carter - daughter of Albert Jones, who was general manager of Octavia J. Coal Company. She is very interested in helping us - plans to donate her father's mining hat to the museum as well as several pictures of Octavia J. store & area.
Talked and corresponded with the Taylors who owned the Suttath Mining Co. at Huddy. They are interested in helping"ÃÂ¦.
Bob Stultz will send us a picture of the Clubhouse when it burned - also talked with a fellow whose uncle got the credit for starting the fire. I will give him a picture of the burning building to go with his family history.
Ruth Collins of Tierney was most helpful. She donated 37 original Red Robin magazines, pictures of Tierney area, Stone Methodist choir, a booklet about the history of Eastern published in 1945, and a picture of #4 mining employees of Fordson.
So far am disappointed in the number of family histories we have received"ÃÂ¦Have only received 4 family histories"ÃÂ¦"ÃÂ¦We handed out a lot of literature at Jenny Wiley and hope to receive information from some of those folks.