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  • Tags: 1949 Centennial

A portrait of Mickey McGuire wearing her Queen of the Centennial regalia in 1949. Her outfit includes a jeweled crown, silky dress, and a cape with a high collar.

A portrait of Mickey McGuire wearing a costume as part of the 1949 Centennial. Her outfit includes a light colored dress with puffy short sleeves, a necklace with a jeweled star pendant, and a large bonnet tied in a bow.

An article from the June 30, 1949, issue of the Watauga Democrat announcing the winners of the Centennial Pioneer and Queen of the Centennial Contests as Reverend S. E. Gragg and Mickey McGuire. The clipping includes photographs of both winners as…

A postcard picture of a wagon train coming down King Street in Boone, NC. A large crowd gathers to watch as people wearing 19th century costume travel down King Street in old-fashioned wagons and on horseback. Many shops are visible along the street…

Blank postcard back printed by Color King. The text reads "BG-70. LOOKING EAST ON KING STREET AS THE WAGON MASTER LEADS THE OLD COVERED WAGON TRAIN INTO BOONE, NORTH CAROLINA. After it had covered the same trail and traveled under the same conditions…

A postcard picture of King Street in Boone, NC. Many cars can be seen either parked or driving along the street. People can be seen walking down the sidewalk and multiple shops including Gateway Restaurant, Bill's Shoe Store, and Keplar's Soda Shop…

Blank postcard back printed by Color King. The text reads "BG-62 LOOKING WEST ON KING STREET - BOONE, NORTH CAROLINA. Photographed in Natural Color by Jack Bowers. Color-King Natural Color Card, W. M. Cline Co., Chattanooga, Tennesee." The card also…

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…

Woody Richardson wears a replica Civil War military uniform on a sidewalk as part of the 1949 Centennial, possibly in front of the Jones House in Boone, NC. He carries a rifle on his shoulder as well as a satchel. A road, two parked cars, some trees,…

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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