The Yadkin County Historic Society plans to publish its second e book on The Folks of Colour of Yadkin County, North Carolina, in 2022. It is going to embody new data and household histories that weren’t revealed in Quantity I, which the Society revealed in 1992.
Rita Williams Anthony, of East Bend, is main the challenge, with the assistance of Andrew Mackie, president of the Yadkin County Historic Society, and contributor to the primary quantity. Williams, Mackie, and their e book committee have deliberate this challenge for a number of months.
Williams stated, “It has been 30 years because the first e book was revealed, so we thought we must do a second one.”
Mackie agreed, and added, “Throughout the previous 30 years, one other technology has been born and led lives which are price remembering. I’m glad that we are able to compile a second e book to protect this data.”
The second e book will embody new tales and images about Yadkin’s households of colour and their descendants. Every household might be allowed 500 phrases and two pictures. A household consists of a father and mom and the names of their kids. Every baby can submit a separate household historical past. The deadline for submitting articles to Williams by her e-mail email@example.com is Could 1, 2022.
Patrick Lengthy, of Yadkinville, will lay out the e book utilizing GoogleDocs, which he stated is an effective manner for a bunch to collaborate on a e book like this.
The e book committee encourages each household of colour to share tales about their households and submit their articles to Rita as quickly as potential. The e book committee consists of Diane Russell Murphy, Brenda Glenn, Judy Williams Dobson, Gladys Lackey Speaks, Annice Forrest Williams, Michelle Ravit, Clarence and Betty Valentine Grey, Rita Williams Anthony, and Andrew Mackie.
To make this course of simpler, the e book committee is sponsoring a collection of author’s workshops all through the county between now, and the top of February. Final October Boonville Presbyterian Church hosted the primary workshop. This previous January Nice Grove Baptist Church in Yadkinville hosted the second. The dates and locations for these workshops are Sunday, February 6, 2022, on the East Bend Senior Middle, 473 East Principal Road, East Bend. On Sunday, February 13, 2022, on the Yadkin Valley Senior Middle, Delos Martin Drive in Jonesville. Workshops might be introduced later for Tabernacle United Church of Christ in Huntsville and Nice Hill Baptist Church in Carson City on US Freeway 21 in Concord. Anybody who’s can attend these workshops, which is able to present writers with the historical past of the challenge and pointers for submitting their articles, pictures, and listing of sources. All workshops will begin at 2 pm and final about an hour.
The second e book might be bought by the e book committee and the Yadkin County Historic Society in Yadkinville. The price of the e book will rely on the variety of articles and images submitted. The primary quantity of The Folks of Colour of Yadkin County continues to be obtainable by the e book committee, the Yadkin County Public Library in Yadkinville and the Yadkin County Historic Society. Its price is $25, tax included, transport and dealing with further.
For extra data, name or textual content Rita Williams Anthony, 336-416-2160, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or the Yadkin County Historic Society, 336-679-2702, e-mail email@example.com.