M-003 Willie Lee Pace Dillon (1885- ), Memoirs and Genealogical Notes, 1818-1957.
SCOPE AND CONTENT
Includes "Golden Heritage" (memoirs) and personal recollections of life during the late nineteenth and twentieth centuries in Claiborne Parish, genealogical notes, copies of poems, prayers, homilies. 12 folders.
"Golden Heritage" (memoirs). Contains biographical information about her parents, William Henry Pace and Rebecca Francis Pate Pace, descendants of early settlers. Reminiscences of her early years on their farm near Tulip in Claiborne Parish La. and in their home in New Athens. Describes Mt. Lebanon with its college and other historic towns in Claiborne Parish. Gives an account of domestic and farm life and recreational, religious, and school activities of that time. Gives details of many Claiborne Parish families.
Genealogical notes on the Pace and Pate families.
Miscellaneous. A sheet of the manuscript of her work, copies of poems, a prayer and homilies.