Virginia Key and Terry Bacon

Award of Distinction

Virginia Key and Terry Bacon undertook the housing, cataloging, preservation, and presentation of the “Joyce Gaston Reece Collection” donated to the McMinn County Historical Society and Archives. The monumental task took approximately 720 hours. With documents, handwritten notebooks, books, rolls of microfilm, and pictures, the collection spans from the colonial era to modern times and contains artifacts and documents relating to East Tennessee and North Carolina.