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Processed by: Laura Arritt, Special Collections
Collection is open for research.
Permission to publish material from Pedro T. Slone Memoir must be obtained from Special Collections, Virginia Tech.
Researchers wishing to cite this collection should include the following information: Pedro T. Slone Memoir, Ms2011-057, Special Collections, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, Va.
The Pedro T. Slone Memoir was purchased by Special Collections in April 2011.
The processing, arrangement, and description of the Pedro T. Slone Memoir was completed in June 2011.
Pedro Thomas Slone (b. April 20, 1879, d. May 1982) lived in Franklin County, Virginia. He was married to Kitty Slone. He spent his adult life working as a mail carrier for the U.S. Postal Service.
Typescript memoir by Pedro T. Slone of Franklin County, Virginia, titled "The Way of Life in Turner's Creek Valley Sixty Years Ago." The memoir was written in February 1943 and chronicles the way of life in Franklin County, Virginia during the late 19th and early 20th century. Information is given on the housing, furniture, farming, social and religious practices, and politics in rural Franklin County. There is a brief genealogy of the Slone, Hale, and Via families.
- Slone, Pedro T.