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Ashe County Oral History

Collection of interviews with notable Ashe County residents

Frank Colvard

Frank Colvard was a West Jefferson businessman. He was a strong supporter of the West Jefferson school and sponsored a local spelling bee for many years.

1:36 growing up
1:45 struck by lightning
3:13 childhood games
3:43 school at Reedy's school in Crumpler
4:40 starting store
6:58 WWI service
13:13 1940 flood 1960 snow
17:00 sponsoring spelling bee
18:40 rewarding winners