From “The State,” March 10, 1951:
Sylva. – If you care for old pictures, here’s one which was made in 1913 on a day that started Jackson County’s “good roads” movement.
At that time, every man, woman and child in the county was asked to contribute one day’s labor to this program. As a result, all schools were suspended for the day, the bank and all other business houses closed and everyone did his or her part.
The accompanying photograph shows one of several groups of ladies who participated in the project. They were working on the highway leading from Sylva to what is now the Western Carolina Teachers College at Cullowhee.
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