Rosalea Dorsey Collection

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Rosalea Dorsey Collection

Description

This collection contains a number of items originally owned by Rosalea Dorsey (1942-2006), the first wife of B. K. Dorsey.

Series 1 consists of a number of photographic snapshots presumably taken by Rosalea Dorsey during the 1960s.

Rights Holder

Grace Dorsey of Watauga County, NC, has generously donated these items outright to Digital Watauga through a deed of gift. Any reprinting, redistribution, or other use of these images outside of Digital Watauga requires written permission from Digital Watauga and the Watauga County Historical Society. Contact Digital Watauga for additional details.

Collection Items

Appalachian State University Steam Plant, Image 1
A sheet of three photographs showing a plume of smoke rising from Appalachian State University's Steam Plant. The smoke stack would be torn down in 1973. To the right the Services Annex building can be seen. The Annex housed the University's laundry…

Sidewalk Art Show, Image 2
A sheet of three photographs depicting people viewing various paintings on easels placed on a hill beside a sidewalk in front of the Linney House on King Street in Boone. A banner can be seen, which reads: "Boone's Sidewalk Art Show." An inscription…

Appalachian State University Steam Plant, Image 1
A sheet of three photographs showing a plume of smoke rising from Appalachian State University's Steam Plant. The smoke stack would be torn down in 1973. To the right the Services Annex building can be seen. The Annex housed the University's laundry…

Sidewalk Art Show, Image 1
A sheet of three photographs depicting three people viewing various paintings on easels placed on a hill beside a sidewalk in front of the Linney House on King Street. The Linney Law Office Building is visible in the background at left. An…

Daniel Boone Wagon Train, Image 4
A picture of the 1969 Daniel Boone Wagon Train down King Street in Boone, NC, as it passes Linney Street at the center of the image. The Wagon Train, which traveled over multiple days from Wilkes County to Boone, began as a celebration of the 300th…

Daniel Boone Wagon Train, Image 3
A picture of the 1969 Daniel Boone Wagon Train down King Street in Boone, NC, as it passes Linney Street at the center of the image. The Wagon Train, which traveled over multiple days from Wilkes County to Boone, began as a celebration of the 300th…

Daniel Boone Wagon Train, Image 2
A picture of the 1969 Daniel Boone Wagon Train down King Street in Boone, NC, as it passes Linney Street at the left side of the image. The Wagon Train, which traveled over multiple days from Wilkes County to Boone, began as a celebration of the…

Daniel Boone Wagon Train, Image 1
A picture of the 1969 Daniel Boone Wagon Train passing in front of the Boone Post Office on King Street. The Wagon Train, which traveled over multiple days from Wilkes County to Boone, began as a celebration of the 300th anniversary of the foundation…

January Snow, Image 6
Boone, North Carolina after snowfall in January, 1966. The photograph provides a view of the town looking north from what is now College Street towards the intersection with King Street. On the far left a portion of First Baptist Church can be seen.…

January Snow, Image 5
A photograph of Appalachian State Teachers College (which would become Appalachian State University the next year) after snowfall in January 1966. Edwin Duncan Hall is shown, with a large snow bank blocking the entrance to the building. The taillight…
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