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Ashe County Oral History

Collection of interviews with notable Ashe County residents

Ruth Vannoy was a resident of the Nella community as was the local postmistress. She recalls her time in the community.

Index of Topics

Part 1


0:36 - About Ruth

1:55 - Starts talking about being postmistress

3:15 - How Nella was while developing and growing

5:40 - The people of Nella

8:05 - Preservation of foods

8:34 - How people were living in Nella

9:00 - The train

12:55 - The post office

14:50 - Her brothers store