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  • Collection: Palmer Blair Collection

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Self-portrait of Palmer Blair clean shaven, wearing a checked suit and solid tie, probably in 1947.

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Self-portrait of Palmer Blair with a full beard, slicked-back hair, and a white collared shirt, probably taken in 1949. Portrait was contained in a bi-fold portrait mount.

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Self-portrait of Palmer Blair with a waxed mustache, slicked-back hair, and a white collared shirt, probably taken in 1949. Portrait was contained in a bi-fold portrait mount.

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Reel #28 of the home movies in the Palmer Blair Collection features several children, including Palmer Blair, Jr., Susan Blair, Sharon Blair, and numerous others, including cousins, aunts, and uncle, posing for photos on the front stoop of an…

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Reel #27 of the home movies in the Palmer Blair Collection features footage of the Blair children looking over dolls and toys they have received for Christmas in the Blair home on Poplar Hill Drive. Margaret Rives, their grandmother, can be seen…

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Reel #26 of the home movies in the Palmer Blair Collection is a short reel (0:58) that features footage of a young girl, possibly Sharon Blair, swinging on a swing while two boys look on.This film can be seen at: https://youtu.be/iMIc1ozsPsY

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Reel #25 of the home movies in the Palmer Blair Collection features footage of Palmer Blair, Jr., and Susan Blair playing in the surf while Sarah Lynn Blair looks on. Another male child and a teenage girl--both possibly relatives--are also in the…

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Reel #24 of the home movies in the Palmer Blair Collection begins with Palmer Blair, Jr., and Susan Blair swinging on a swingset at the rear of the new Blair family home on Poplar Hill Drive in Boone. At the 1:18 mark, focus shifts briefly to the new…

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Reel #23 of the home movies in the Palmer Blair Collection begins with Palmer Blair, Jr., trying on knight armor at Christmas, followed by footage of Susan Blair on a rocking horse. Palmer, Jr., also tries his hand at boxing gloves with a punching…

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Reel #22 of the home movies in the Palmer Blair Collection begins with Palmer Blair, Jr., opening his new Prince Valiant outfit in front of the Christmas tree. Also present on the reel is Susan Blair sitting on the lap of Margaret Rives. Numerous…
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