Alfred Leland Crabb





Alfred Leland Crabb


Born
in Plum Springs, Kentucky, The United States
January 22, 1884

Died
October 01, 1979

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Crabb was the son of James Wade, a farmer, and Annie Arbuckle Crabb. He spent his elementary years in a one-room school at Plum Springs. In 1906, he embarked on an academic career and was subsequently educated at Bethel College, George Peabody College (today a part of Vanderbilt University), the University of Chicago, and Columbia University. He received his Ph.D. in 1925 from Peabody. In 1911 he married Bertha Gardner. They had one son.
Interspersed with the years of his formal education, he was teacher and later principal at several rural schools in Kentucky and Louisiana. After receiving his doctorate, he taught at what is now Western Kentucky University, where he soon became dean. In 1927 Peabody president Bruce Payne invited Crabb back
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Breakfast at the Hermitage

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A Mockingbird Sang at Chick...

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Dinner at Belmont

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Supper at the Maxwell House

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Home to Tennessee: a Tale o...

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Lodging at the Saint Cloud

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Journey to Nashville: A Sto...

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Home to Kentucky

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A Cannon for General Marion

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Home to the Hermitage

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