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Pal-Bla-2-5.jpg
This is a low aerial image of Mayview Manor, a resort hotel in Blowing Rock, taken in the 1950s.

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Photo #30 in the Treasure Box. This image is a black and white photograph of what was a color-tined postcard known to date to circa 1928. The original description of this item identified it as a tinted postcard labeled "Birdseye View of Boone, NC,…

Geo-Flo-1-16.jpg
Reel #16 of the films in the George Flowers Collection, this undated (Circa 1969) 16mm reel contains silent footage of a fatal truck accident that occurred in Blowing Rock, NC, including recovery of the driver's body as a large crowd looks on. This…

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Reel #12 of the films in the George Flowers Collection, this 1979 16mm reel contains B-roll and interview footage related to the delivery of the Boeing windmill blades for the NASA-Department of Energy windmill erected atop Howard's Knob in Boone,…

Geo-Flo-1-11.jpg
Reel #11 of the films in the George Flowers Collection, this 1979 16mm reel contains B-roll footage of the delivery of the Boeing windmill blades for the NASA-Department of Energy windmill erected atop Howard's Knob in Boone, NC, and later dedicated…

Pal-Bla-3-15.jpg
This image is of a well-dressed man in a dark suit jacket poses for the photographer. The original envelope was labeled "Blow Rock Art Galleries 4 6-30-54.". Inside the original envelope, a pink slip of paper read "1 - 11x14 [unintelligible] 10x20, 2…

Pal-Bla-4-335.jpg
This black and white image is a scan of a contact sheet containing the four images between Pal-Bla-4-67 and Pal-Bla-4-70. The four images feature the ferris wheel and car ride of Skyland Park in Blowing Rock, NC in July 1955.

Pal-Bla-4-334.jpg
This black and white image is a scan of a contact sheet containing the four images between Pal-Bla-4-71 and Pal-Bla-4-74. The images are of Skyland Park's water rides, ferris wheel, and views in Blowing Rock, NC, July 1955.

Pal-Bla-4-333.jpg
This black and white image is a scan of a contact sheet containing the four images between Pal-Bla-4-75 and Pal-Bla-4-78. The four images are of Skyland Park's rollercoaster in July 1955, Blowing Rock, NC.

Pal-Bla-4-243.jpg
This black and white image is an aerial shot of the Mayview Manor in Blowing Rock, NC. Several spots of damage to the print are visible along the curving road on the left side of the photograph. At least six private homes are visible in the upper…
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