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The 1949 Centennial Color Guard standing in a field at night. They are identified left to right: Custer Wallace wears a Civil War style uniform; Bruce Hodges wears a top hat and 19th century style suit; Von Hagaman wears his Navy uniform and carries…

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The storefront of Palmer's Photo Shop located in the Linney Law Office building on King Street, Boone, North Carolina. The photo depicts a display offering photos commemorating the 1949 Centennial. A sign in the window reads "Get Your Centennial…

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A large group of young girls wearing regalia for the 1949 Centennial. The girls are all wearing white dresses, tiaras, and starred badges with the exception of the girl in the center, identified as Miss Young, who wears a cape and carries a baton as…

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A photo of Clark Storey dressed in pioneer costume for the 1949 Centennial.

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A large group of people identified by handwriting (both blue ink and pencil) on the photo itself. Back row left to right: Bill, Nell McBee, Margie, Lorey Williams, James Rayburn, Phil, Vic Sykes, Bernard Davis, Mataline Johnson, Mary Hutchison, Nell…

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A large group photo of seventeen women, all contestants for Queen of the Centennial. Sitting left to right: Barbara James, Shirley May Swift (Mack), Virginia Moody, Billie Badget (Parker), Rebbecca Shoemake, Joan Aldridge; Standing: Anniel May…

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Mickey McGuire wears her Queen of the Centennial regalia while standing between Margaret Hagaman and Joan Powell. Both Margaret and Joan are wearing costumes themselves, and Joan carries the Queen of the Centennial crown on a pillow.

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Mickey Mcguire poses for a picture with Margaret Hagaman. Mickey is seated and wears a formal dress, flower corsage, and the Queen of the Centennial crown. Joan also wears Centennial regalia.

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Woody Richardson wears a recreation of a Civil War military uniform on a sidewalk as part of the 1949 Centennial. He carries a rifle on his shoulder as well as a satchel. A road, two parked cars, some trees, powerlines, and a low stone wall can be…

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A clipping from the (Charlotte?) Observer newspaper depicting Mickey McGuire posing with Mayor of Boone, Gordon Winkler, while touching his beard. The text indicates that Mickey is the Queen of the Centennial and that Mayor Winkler grew the beard to…