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Life on the Hollar Farm, 1913-1957 Cleve Hollar
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A memoir chronicling five decades in the life of a tobacco-growing farm family in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains in northwest North Carolina. Written by Dr. Cleve Hollar, former superintendent of schools in Yadkin County, this book draws not only from his own experiences and memories but also from those of many of the members of his large extended family to provide an intimate look at everyday life on the farm and in Yadkin’s historic communities of Huntsville and Courtney. In addition to the raising of tobacco and other crops, activities such as hunting, moonshining, cooking, gardening, and beekeeping are all vividly described, as are local schools and religious and social li ...
Profiles in Excellence: Legendary Athletes, Teams, Coaches, and Educators of Yadkin County, 1927-1967 Cleve Hollar
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During the early to middle decades of the 20th century, Yadkin County—a small, rural county in northwest North Carolina—produced a remarkable sports legacy. A number of extraordinary athletes of the era hailed from Yadkin. Among them were East Bend native Ernie Shore, an ace pitcher and teammate of Babe Ruth on two of the Boston Red Sox’s World Series-winning campaigns, and Jonesville native Dickie Hemric, who set ACC basketball records that endured for decades and who helped the Boston Celtics capture their first NBA championship. And in 1950—in a feat reminiscent of the movie Hoosiers—tiny Yadkinville High School triumphed over nearly 100 teams in Winston-Salem’s famed Journal-Sentinel ...