Browse Collections (78 total)

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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Junaluska Heritage Collection


The Junaluska Heritage Collection consists of 224 items, mainly images spanning the late nineteenth through the early twentieth centuries. Junaluska…

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Historic Boone Collection


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

Contributors: Historic Boone

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Appalachian Theatre of the High Country Collection


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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Watauga County Agricultural Extension Aerial Photographs Collection

This collection contains aerial photographs of Watauga County, NC, from 1940, 1955, 1964 and 1984. This collection was donated by Watauga County Soil…

Contributors: Watauga County Soil and Water Department

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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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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

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Anna Large Postcard Collection


This collection features 17 postcards depicting Watauga County, NC, during the 1960s-1970s. These postcards were donated to the Watauga County…

Contributors: Anna Large

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