George Flowers Preview Collection

Title

George Flowers Preview Collection

Subject

George Flowers

Description

This collection consists of 13 images hand picked from the photographic prints from the George Flowers collection. For a detailed biography of Flowers please see the George Flowers Collection. This preview collection was created injunction with HIS 5595 Digital History course taught by Dr. Kristen Baldwin Deathridge. Selection scanning and uploading of these images were conducted by Jacob Kahler and Carlie Cain.

Creator

George Flowers, Unknown

Date

1920-1998

Contributor

Boone Area Chamber of Commerce

Format

Still Images

Language

English

Type

Black and White Photographs

Spatial Coverage

North Carolina

Collection Items

Photograph of George Flowers
A photograph of George Flowers wearing his name tag, with his photography business labeled on it.

Surveying Fire Damage at Los Arcos
Flowers captures Assisitant Fire Chief Randy Marsh as they both investigate and survey the damage a fire dealt on the Mexican restaurant located on Depot Street. The building was unoccupied, but the restaurant sat in ruin.

National Political Coverage
Portrait of Presidential Republican candidate Ronald Reagan and his wife Nancy Reagan in Asheville, NC. This photograph was taken before Reagan served his first term as he was campaigning for presidency.

Wooly Worm Festival
A photograph of the Wooly Worm Festival held in Banner Elk, NC. It is the 7th annual festival and is held at the Atheltic Field of Lees McRae College.

One Man's Trash Is Another's Art
A photo taken by George Flowers in Foscoe, NC of a junked car turned art by a local community member. This comes from a dispute between the local "artist" and the County.

If the Shoe Fits
Watauga County Sheriff Ward Carroll on Friday May 30th seen holding a shoe confiscated due to it being used to grow marijuana.

Flowers Captures Nature
A picture of Linville River as it runs downstream towards the waterfalls.

Howard's Knob Windmill Installation
A photograph of an unnamed speaker at the top of Howard's Knob during the Windmill Installation in 1973.

Richard Petty Conducts an Engine Check
Richard Petty consulting with a member of his pit crew conducting an engine check during a race in Wilkesboro, NC in October of 1982.

Winners at Snow Carnival of the South.
Picture taken by George Flowers of unnamed winners at the Snow Carnival of the South on the top of Beech Mountain in 1973. The winners are posing with a man in a suit in a congratulatory manner.
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