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Title Mass Meeting Resolutions (Page 1 of 3)
Title Note Pamplet published by Little Switzerland Mass Meeting Committee
Date August 1, 1938
Description This pamphlet lists resolutions put forward by citizens of Little Switzerland outlining their desire to receive "just compensation" for their land. W. Ray Deal was appointed secretary of the committee and Reid Queen was chair. The meeting was held at Geneva Hall in Little Switzerland and pamphlet claimed that a crowd of mountain people were in attendance. Continued on page 2 of 3
Commentary The resolutions were part of a 20-page pamphlet titled, "What Citizens Think About Charles Ross' Attack on the Switzerland Co. and Its Stockholders." The Switzerland Company paid for the pamphlet to be published and printed in the News and Observer. A map of Little Switzerland highlighting the route of the parkway was included with the pamphlet and both were mailed to friends and allies of the Clarksons. Box 4, folder 81.
Location Location Name: Little Switzerland
Parkway Milepost: 330.8
Latitude: 35.849672
Longitude: -82.091147
Creator Organization Mass Meeting Committee
Tags Blue Ridge Parkway--Right-of-way
Deal, W. Ray
Geneva Hall (Little Switzerland, N.C.)
Little Switzerland (N.C.)
Mass meeting (Little Switzerland, N.C.)
Credit Heriot Clarkson Papers, #1313, Southern Historical Collection, The Wilson Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill