Dorothy Stephenson Norris Collection

Title

Dorothy Stephenson Norris Collection

Description

This collection was donated to the Digital Watauga Project by Nancy Norris and named after Dorothy Stephenson Norris.

This small collection contains seven postcards that depict scenes from Watauga County, NC, and surrounding areas. Of note within the first and only series are images of Grandfather Mountain, the Blowing Rock, and the Snyder Estate in Blowing Rock.

Contributor

Nancy Norris

Rights

Nancy Norris generously gave these items to Digital Watauga through an outright donation. Any reprinting, redistribution, or other use of these images outside of Digital Watauga requires written permission from the Digital Watauga Project. Contact Digital Watauga directly for additional details.

Collection Items

Grandfather Mountain Forest Postcard
This item is a postcard that has an illustration that depicts a view of Grandfather Mountain from a forest in Blowing Rock, NC. The forefront shows sparse evergreens and blooming flowers. The lower left of the image appears to have a copyright symbol…

The Rhododendron Gardens Postcard
This item is a postcard with an illustration that shows a mountain bald with purple rhododendrons blooming in the forefront. Text along the top indicates this is near the Blue Ridge Parkway. A caption on the back states that this area is known as the…

Grandfather Mountain Ridgeline Postcard
This item is a postcard with an illustration of "Grandfather Mountain as seen from Blowing Rock, Western North Carolina." A large rock outcroppings sits in the forefront of the image with mountain ridges visible in the distance. The back is unused…

Grandfather Mountain Postcard
This item is a postcard with an image that shows the view of a mountain, noted as Grandfather Mountain, from below. At the base of the mountain is a clearing with a wooden fence and a forest beyond it. The altitude of the mountain is noted as "5,964…

The Blowing Rock Postcard
This item is a postcard with an illustration of The Blowing Rock in Blowing Rock, NC. The rock can be seen jutting out over trees below. Blooming flowers sit to the left of the image. Text on the front reads "Blowing Rock. Altitude 4350 Feet." and…

Winter in the Mountains Postcard
This item is a postcard with an image of snow-covered evergreens. A road can be seen in the snow between the trees. The back of the postcard is unused and is produced by Asheville Postcard Company out of Asheville, NC. It also makes reference to C.…

Hydrangea Drive on Snyder Estate Postcard
This item is a postcard with an image of a woman walking down a dirt path between flowering bushes. Large evergreen trees can be seen in the background. Text at the bottom of the image indicates this is "Hydrangea Drive on Snyder Estate" in Blowing…
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