Browse Collections (81 total)

Crayte Teague Collection


These images came to us from a unique situation. During the COVID-19 Pandemic the contributor found time to scan these items from prints in his…

Contributors: Gary Edmisten

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Nancy Miller Brown Collection

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This collection consists of several documents and a photo focusing on Nancy Miller Brown (1918-2019), a resident of Watauga County during her early…

Contributors: Janet Stewart

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Rufus L. Edmisten Collection


The Rufus L. Edmisten Collection consists of numerous scrapbooks detailing the life of Rufus Edmisten, from birth to the present. From Boone, NC…

Contributors: Rufus Edmisten

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Richard Trexler Collection


This collection consists of one item--a large hand-drawn map of Boone, circa 1940s. It was created by June Lee Russell (1916-2003) and captures…

Contributors: Richard Trexler

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Ray and Edith Estes Collection


This collection was donated by Laura Mallard and Grant Seldomridge to the Digital Watauga Project after they acquired nine local buildings owned by…

Contributors: Laura Mallard and Grant Seldomridge

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E. T. Glenn and Lorena Lawrence Glenn Collection


Images in this collection feature downtown Boone during parades, the 1952 Qualls Block Fire, and views from local attractions such as the Blue Ridge…

Contributors: E.T. Glenn and Lorena Lawrence Glenn Trust

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Jones House Exhibit Collection


This collection is a representation of the exhibits Digital Watauga has displayed at the Jones House in downtown Boone, NC.

Series 01 is the…

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Duane Thomas Collection

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Photographer Duane Thomas was active in Boone around the time that George Flowers (one of the most prolific photographers in our collections) was also…

Contributors: Duane Thomas

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Boone Sesquicentennial Collection


This collection consists of various materials associated with the 2022 celebration of the Boone Sesquicentennial--the 150th anniversary of Boone's…

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