Learn more about the history of nursing in Mitchell County
- Pollitt P.A. (1991) Lydia Holman: Community health pioneer.Nursing Outlook 39(5).230-232.
- Report of the Holman Association 1916-1917.
- June-Sept. 1911 Vashti Bartlett serves as a district nurse with the Holman Association at Altapass, North Carolina.
- A Model "A" angel. (Summer, 1990) Mountaineer Times.
- East, L.P. (Dec.1945) "A memorable visit to Spruce Pine." The Health Bulletin, NC Department of Public Health, pg 5-6.