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  • photograph of SGM Porter O'Brien Dodd Air Force National Guard

    photograph of SGM Porter O'Brien Dodd Air Force National Guard
  • photograph of Paul P. Reynolds Sr.

    photograph of Paul P. Reynolds Sr. The son of James and Smithie Reynolds, Paul was born in Stokes County. Smithie was a widow when five of her six sons served simultaneously in WWII.
  • photograph of Aaron Reynolds

    photograph of Aaron Reynolds. The son of James and Smithie Reynolds, Paul was born in Stokes County. Smithie was a widow when five of her six sons served simultaneously in WWII. Aaron served in WWII at the same time as his brothers. He was a career soldier.
  • Interview with Monroe Dodd

    Interview with Monroe Dodd conducted by Robert Merritt on February 16, 1996. Interview discusses Dodd's life. He was born in Pilot Mountain and then moved to Mount Airy after his father's death in 1919 from the Spanish flu. He was one of eight children (four boys and four girls). Focus is on the experience of African-Americans in Mount Airy in the first half of the 20th century, including experiencing segregation at public facilities and restaurants in town. Dodd served in the army during World War II, travelling to several bases in the US (Fort Bragg, Fort Lee in VA, CA and NJ) and then went to Europe (Scotland, Belgium, Germany). He also discusses segregation in the military and how it was different in Europe versus the United States. Black cemetaries in Mount Airy are also discussed near the end of the interview. Audio is in two parts.
  • Photograph of Michael and Sonya Reynolds Dodd

    Photograph of Michael and Sonya Reynolds Dodd, taken in Dobson at Herrera's Vineyard in winter 2016-2017
  • Photograph of the Bowman Family

    Photograph of the Bowman Family, taken in Mount Airy about 1940. Left to Right: Charlie Bowman, Margaret Bowman (Berry), Alvis Lee Bowman (Dodd), Willie P. Bowman-father, Vinnie (Kimble) Bowman-mother, Willie Mae Bowman, Aaron Bowman, Gertrude Bowman (McCloud)
  • Photograph of Monroe Dodd

    Photograph of Monroe Dodd, taken in Belgium in 1944 when he was in the US Army.
  • A Homegoing Celebration for Mary "Mae Henry" Dodd Snively

    Funeral program for Mary Dodd Snively
  • The Homegoing Celebration for Mother Rachel Louvenia Hatcher Dodd

    Funeral Program for Rachel L. Hatcher Dodd