Dempsey Favors, and African American, worked mining iron ore on the side of Taylor Ridge. The town Shackelton supported the mining and disappeared within 10 years. The torn bottom corner indicates and the person was African American.
In 1960 our doctors were local. One could even have a house call. For comparisons sake $5.00 in 1960 dollars is equivalent to $40,54 cents in 2018 dollars.
The Cloudland Park development had grand pans for a resort on the mountain in the 1920s. People came from all over the south. Two hotels were built. The depression ended all the grand plans.