Richardsons of Boone Drug Collection

Title

Richardsons of Boone Drug Collection

Subject

Boone Drug, Richardson Family

Description

This collection consists of various materials primarily related to Wayne R. Richardson and Melissa Richardson. Wayne Richardson was for many years a pharmacist at the Boone Drug Company in Boone, NC.

Series 1 consists of various loose images and items in the Richardson family archives related to Wayne and Melissa Richardson.

Series 2 consists of framed images originating with the Richardson family.

Creator

Various

Contributor

Julie A. Richardson

Rights

Julie A. Richardson has shared these items with Digital Watauga through a digital use rights deed of gift. Any reprinting, redistribution, or other use of these images outside of Digital Watauga requires written permission from Julie A. Richardson. Contact Digital Watauga for additional details.

Format

Various

Collection Items

Unidentified Man and Woman Holding Fish
This image shows an unidentified man and woman posing with a string of fish they have caught during the 1950s while on a trip with Wayne and Melissa Richardson. The locale appears to be subtropical or at least coastal, as a palmetto tree can be seen…

Unidentified Man and Woman Holding Fish
This image shows an unidentified man and woman posing with a string of fish they have caught during the 1950s while on a trip with Wayne and Melissa Richardson. The locale appears to be subtropical or at least coastal, as a palmetto tree can be seen…

Snow Scene on New Year's Card from Palmer's Photo Shop
This image shows accumulated snow on the branches of trees and bushes along an unidentified creek. The image appears to have served as a New Year's card sent or given by Palmer's Photo Shop to customers.

Unidentified Man Holding Fish
This image shows an unidentified man posing with a string of fish he has caught during the 1950s while on a trip with Wayne and Melissa Richardson. The locale appears to be subtropical or at least coastal, as a palmetto tree can be seen behind him…

Dr. Wayne Richardson Shoveling Snow on West King Street, March 1960
This image shows Dr. Wayne R. Richardson shoveling snow on West King Street following one of the snowfalls that made up the infamous 1960 Blizzard that paralyzed Watauga County in February and March 1960. In the distance on the hill is the Daniel…

Wayne and Melissa Richardson with Fish, 1950s
This image shows a Wayne Richardson (L) and Melissa Richardson (R) posing with a string of caught fish between them. The locale appears to be subtropical or at least coastal, as a palmetto tree can be seen behind them alongside two small cabins. This…

Babies and Parents at Baby Contest, 1950s
This image shows a large group of mothers and their babies at the Baby Show held at the Blue Ridge Agricultural Fair in Boone, NC. The baby show was a staple of the fair events during the early 1950s, typically with Dougherty and Gragg judging.…

Children at Kindergarten, Outside, 1950s
This image shows a group of twelve children who were part of a kindergarten class held at the home of Louise DeLima on Hardin Street in Boone. The children are posed outside on a large rug, with two children seated in chairs and the others sitting…

Children at Kindergarten, Inside, 1950s
This image shows a group of nine children who were part of a kindergarten class held at the home of Louise DeLima on Hardin Street in Boone. A swingset, slide, and various toys can be seen in the image. The image bears Palmer Blair's stamp on the…

Formal Dinner, Daniel Boone Hotel, 1950s
A large group of men and women is gathered at a dining table, possibly in the dining room of the Daniel Boone Hotel, for a formal dinner. The image bears Palmer Blair's stamp on the back indicating that he shot the photo. The third person from bottom…
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