Browse Collections (19 total)

Palmer Blair Collection

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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

Alfred and Daisy Adams Collection

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The Alfred and Daisy Adams Collection consists at present of a single photograph showing a set of Boone businessmen, including Alfred Adams, posing on…

Contributors: Sam Adams

Appalachian Theatre of the High Country

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Built at the direction of W. R. Winkler and A. E. Hamby in 1938, the Appalachian Theatre was an Art Deco marvel for the upstart mountain town of…

Contributors: Appalachian Theatre of the High Country, Inc.

Historic Boone Collection

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This collection is drawn from the photographs and materials collected by the Historic Boone local history group, which operated from 1994 until the…

Junaluska Heritage Collection

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Boone’s historically black community, Junaluska, has a unique and continuous history dating back to the mid-late 1800’s, with descendants of many…

Carolina Avenue Collection

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This collection consists of several letters, photographs, and other ephemera found inside the walls of a house at 164 Carolina Avenue in Boone by…

Contributors: Adrian Tait

Bobby Brendell Postcard Collection

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Bobby Wayne Brendell (pronounced “BREN-duhl”) was born January 1, 1938, in Boone, NC, one of six children (including a twin sister) of John…