Browse Collections (24 total)

Alfred and Daisy Adams Collection


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

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Anna Large Postcard Collection


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

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Appalachian Theatre of the High Country

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.

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Bobby Brendell Postcard Collection

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

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Carolina Avenue Collection

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

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Cecil M. Greene Collection

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This collection currently consists of a single resource--an 8mm print of the H. Lee Waters film of Boone and Cove Creek. In October 1936, H. Lee…

Contributors: Cecil M. Greene

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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

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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)

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George Flowers Collection


The George Flowers Collection consists of a portion of a massive collection of images (estimated at four million negatives and prints) donated by…

Contributors: Boone Area Chamber of Commerce

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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

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