Dr. Samuel H. Burnett. I'm guessing that the picture was taken about 1945.
I have several comments from my cotton mill mailing list concerning his
employment by the mill that I will
also send you when I get them together. ...
John C. Barron
The following is an exchange between John Barron and John P. Thompson (who
worked at the mill in the '40s).
Dr. Burnett was paid by the mill. Each pay period they deducted ten cents from
your check for the doctor. They paid on Friday every other week.
made house calls or you could go to his office. Never heard of anyone that
objected [to the payroll deduction] and never had to pay. He had an office on
the corner of Main and the second street from 7th going north. He took good
care of the whole family and when all needed shots he would come and set up and
all got shots. He was a great fellow. ...John P. Thompson Jr.