Robinson-Spangler Carolina Room Collection

Title

Robinson-Spangler Carolina Room Collection

Description

This collection was generously gifted to Digital Watauga by the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Library and is named after the Robinson-Spangler Carolina Room department of the donating library. The collection itself consists of three postcards that depict various locations in Watauga County and nearby areas.

The first postcard, dated circa 1940s, depicts St. Luke's Episcopal Church in Boone, NC. The second is used a postcard dated June 20, 1950, that depicts Appalachian State Teachers College (now Appalachian State University). It was addressed to a Rebecca Thompson in Florida. The final postcard, dated circa 1940s, depicts the Daniel Boone Hotel that was once located in Downtown Boone, NC, on King Street.

Contributor

Charlotte-Mecklenburg Library

Rights

This collection has been outright gifted to Digital Watauga by the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Library. 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

Daniel Boone Hotel Postcard
This item is a postcard with an illustration of "Daniel Boone Hotel, Boone, N. C." on the front. The hotel is a large red (presumable brick) building with an upper and lower front porch with white railings. Flowering bushes run along the front of the…

Appalachian State Teachers College Postcard
This item is a postcard with an illustration of "Campus Scene, Appalachian State Teachers' College, Boone, N. C." on the front. The scene shows various large brick buildings with white accents, like columns. A large walkway cuts between the buildings…

St. Luke's Episcopal Church Postcard
This item is a postcard with an illustration of St. Luke's Episcopal Church in Boone, NC, on the front. The church is brick and has flowering bushes lining the walkways. Two white crosses sit on the roof, at the peak of the the building. The back of…
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