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This is an empty manila envelope that housed assorted newspaper clippings in this collection. On the outside of the envelope there is a list of various regions of Watauga County. The list includes: "Beech Mtn, Blowing Rock, Boone, Deep Gap, Seven…

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This image shows a man standing in a forest leaning against a tall spruce pine tree. The man appears to be wearing a tie and fedora hat. Other pine trees can be seen around the man. This is reportedly a spruce before being harvested on Beech…

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This item is an unused color postcard showing characters from the Wizard of Oz outside a castle. Text on the back indicates the location is Land of Oz at Beech Mountain in Banner Elk, NC. The characters seen are the Wicked Witch, Cowardly Lion,…

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This item is a color slide showing the exterior of Guy's Folk Shop. There are a large number of wooden crates and brooms visible on the porch, alongside hanging birdfeeders. Jack Guy was a toy maker in a small community in Avery County near Beech…

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This item is a color slide showing an exterior view of Guy's Folk Shop. A large number of crates are piled on the porch, alongside hanging birdfeeders and brooms. A handwritten notation on the front of the slide reads: "Guy's Folk Shop." Jack Guy was…

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This item is a color slide showing a portion of a painting of a woman skiing, with the word "Beech" prominently displayed. This was possibly an advertisement for Beech Mountain Resort, which lies within Avery and Watauga Counties. Opened in 1967,…

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This image shows a float covered in fake snow being escorted by women in sweaters in a Christmas parade down King Street. The side of the float appears to read "Beech Mountain." The women on and beside the float are only wearing sweaters and tights.…

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This image shows skiers outside of a building at Ski Beech (now Beech Mountain Resort). A sign reads "gondola, chairlifts, schoolyard," with an arrow pointing to the right. At the far left a snowmobile is visible. At the time that this photograph was…

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This image shows people outside of an Alpine-style building at Ski Beech (now Beech Mountain Resort). To the left a snowmobile can be seen. At the time that this photograph was taken Ski Beech was in its inaugural 1967-1968 skiing season.

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This is a photograph of many people skiing down a hill at Ski Beech (now Beech Mountain Resort). At the time that this photograph was taken Ski Beech was in its inaugural 1967-1968 skiing season.
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