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Chapter 66: Fee, Worley, Floyd

April 27, 2016 McKeldin Library The University of Maryland College Park The final study of Emmett and his junior-year college roommates at Stetson features John N. Worley, of St. Augustine, and Fred Fee, of Fort Pierce, Florida. According to the East Hall essay below, Worley was the master of tall […]

Celebrity Sightings, 1908

The date?   March 3, 1908, the day after Mardi Gras. The place?  The private dining room in the The Osceola Club, Pensacola, Florida The occasion/connection? Good question. This is another oddball jigsaw puzzle in the life of Emmett Wilson that I like to work out. Not to sound disparaging of anyone sitting around […]

Grits the Dog

The Internet says today is National Puppy Day, and with that, I give you a little story about a dog in Emmett’s life, named Grits. While Emmett attended Stetson University from 1902 to 1904, it turns out that he had group ownership of a yellow Labrador Retriever/pit bull terrier mix. […]

The Earls of East Hall, Part IV

The final installment/study of Emmett and his junior-year college roommates at Stetson features John N. Worley, of St. Augustine, and Fred Fee, of Fort Pierce, Florida. According to the East Hall essay, Worley was the master of tall tales. He was enrolled in the Liberal Arts program; and, according to […]