Miss Viola Compton

TitleMiss Viola Compton
Publication TypeMagazine Article
Year of Publication1998
AuthorsWilburn, Brenda
MagazineSmoky Mountain Historical Society Newsletter
Issue Number4
Date Publishedwinter
SubjectsCocke County, Education, History, Missions, Mountain life, Religion

Describes the missionary, Viola Compton, who came to Ravens Branch Community in Cocke County to teach school in 1905, and stayed as an active member of the school and the Church of Christ until 1931. Includes details about the community, two photographs, and photocopies of the school catalog from 1914.


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