Browse Collections (17 total)

Farthing-Glenn Collection


The Farthing-Glenn Collection consists of 19 historic images of scenes in Watauga County, NC, including several scenes of the 1940 Flood in Valle…

Contributors: Mary Hazel Farthing Mast (b. 1927)

Glenn Thomas Collection


This collection includes various images taken by Glenn Thomas during the 1950s, 1960s, and 1970s. The images have been donated by his grandson, Curtis…

Contributors: Curtis Hubbard

Roark Cabin Collection


This collection contains 12 images found in the attic and various crawlspaces of a cabin built ca. 1900 on Rock Springs Road in the Bethel Community.…

Contributors: Rebecca Saunders and Billy Kennedy, Jr.

John Waite Stemwinder Collection


John R. Waite became interested in the East Tennessee & Western North Carolina Railroad in the early 1980s. In 1988, he established The Blue Ridge…

Contributors: Sharon Waite, with generous assistance from Chris Ford

Clarence A. Price Home Movies Collection


The Clarence A. Price Home Movies Collection originally consisted of 26 reels of home movie footage shot by Clarence A. Price between 1947 and 1958,…

Contributors: Janie Price King

HL & Gladys Coffey Collection


Hernando Leroy Coffey was born on February 13, 1900, in Watauga County Meat Camp/Bald Mountain Township to Victor and Frances Moretz Coffey. H. L.‘s…

Henry Dewolf Aerial Surveys of Watauga County Collection


This collection contains seven aerial photographs of Watauga County that were taken in the early 1970s for Henry DeWolf's company Aerial Surveys.…

Contributors: Anonymous

Anna Large Postcard Collection


17 historic postcards donated to the Watauga County Historical Society by Anna Large.

Palmer Blair Collection


The Palmer Blair Collection contains approximately 10,000 surviving negatives and prints, which Digital Watauga is uploading to its site as scanning…

Contributors: Sarah Lynn Spencer