Farthing-Glenn Collection

Title

Farthing-Glenn Collection

Description

The Farthing-Glenn Collection consists of 19 historic images of scenes in Watauga County, NC, including several scenes of the 1940 Flood in Valle Crucis, NC. The collection includes several images of members of the family of William Judson Farthing (1867-1951), as well as two images related to the Johnson School.

Digital use rights to the images were donated by Mary Hazel Farthing Mast (b. 1927) of Valle Crucis, NC.

Creator

Various

Date

1872 to 1944

Contributor

Mary Hazel Farthing Mast (b. 1927)

Format

Primarily black and white photographs, some from copies of originals

Language

English

Type

Still images

Rights Holder

Mary Hazel Farthing Mast

Items in the Farthing-Glenn Collection Collection

1940 Flood, Valle Crucis, NC
Similar to Mar-Mas-1-017, this larger print shows debris from the 1940 Flood clogging Dutch Creek near the intersection of Broadstone Rd. and Rt. 194 in Valle Crucis, NC. The building at right is the old Valle Crucis School, which was moved several…

Marshall "Pappy" Greer, ca. 1910
Portrait of Marshall "Pappy" Greer, who died in 1927 at the age of 86. Scan is from a modern reproduction of the original image.

1940 Flood, Valle Crucis, NC
Images shows debris from the 1940 Flood clogging Dutch Creek near the intersection of Broadstone Rd. and Rt. 194 in Valle Crucis, NC. The building at right is the old Valle Crucis School, which was moved several years ago to the Mast General Store…

William Judson Farthing with Children, ca. 1935
Portrait of L-R: Delia, Ben, Gladys, William Judson, Stella, Aubyn, and George Farthing. Scan is from modern reproduction of original image. List on front of photo confirms names as listed.

Farthing Family Children, ca. 1905
Portrait of L-R: Gladys, Aubyn, Ben, Delia, Elsie, and Stella Farthing. Scan is from modern reproduction of original image. Listing on back confirms names as listed.

Ben Farthing Family, ca. 1893
Portrait of Ben Farthing as a child with his family. Scan is from modern reproduction of original print. Note on rear in Baxter Farthing's hand reads: About 1893. Ben Farthing on left. Aunt Stella in middle. Uncle Aubyn on Grandma's lap. Probably…

Thomas Brown "Bull" Farthing with Family, ca. 1872
Portrait of Thomas Brown "Bull" Farthing with his wife and children. William Judson Farthing, born 1867, is at far right. According to Mary Farthing Mast, "Bull" Farthing rode with JEB Stuart's cavalry, prompting the latter to remark, "If I had a…

Farthing Children with Richard Farthing, ca. 1928
Image shows various grandchildren of Richard Farthing posing with him in 1928, presumably at his farm. Back Row, L-R: Frances, Dixie, Lucy, Laura, Benjy, Barton, Loy, Ray, Raymond. Front Row, L-R: Vann, Madeline, Richard Farthing, Louis, Glenn, Dick,…

1940 Flood, Valle Crucis, NC, with Mary Farthing Mast
Image shows destruction in Valle Crucis, NC, from the August 1940 flood that decimated Watauga County. Mary Farthing (Mast) stands at the left side of the image. The store owned by her father, today known as the Mast General Store Annex, is off…

Raymond Farthing, Roy Farthing, and Toonce Bentley, 1920s
Portrait of L-R: Raymond Farthing, Roy Farthing, and Toonce Bentley, with Grandma Farthing standing behind them. Image is on the porch of Grandpa Farthing's farm. The dog is unidentified. Scan is from modern print of original image. Text on the back…

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