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Reel #15 of the films in the George Flowers Collection, this undated (Circa 1970) 16mm reel contains silent footage of a disaster preparedness exercise staged by authorities in the Boone vicinity. Watauga Ambulance Service and the Watauga County…

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Reel #14 of the films in the George Flowers Collection, this undated (Circa 1970) 16mm reel contains silent footage of a disaster preparedness exercise staged by authorities in the Boone vicinity. Watauga Ambulance Service and the Watauga County…

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Reel #13 of the films in the George Flowers Collection, this 1979 16mm reel contains B-roll and anchor footage related to the delivery of the Boeing windmill blades for the NASA-Department of Energy windmill erected atop Howard's Knob in Boone, NC,…

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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,…

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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…

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Reel #10 of the films in the George Flowers Collection, this undated (1960s) 8mm reel begins with footage of the Flowers family at an unidentified beach. At the 1:07 mark, the footage transitions briefly to glimpses of a significant snowstorm in…

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Von Hagaman delivering mail on Howard Street, Boone, North Carolina, probably about 1960. He wheels a mail hand truck and wears a postal service uniform. Parked cars and several buildings can be seen further down Howard Street.

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The specifications for the experimental wind turbine at Howard's Knob including information about the turbine's rotor, blade, tower, transmission, generator, orientation drive, control system, performance, and weight

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A photo of an experimental wind turbine built on Howard's Knob in Boone, NC. The photo shows the turbine towering amongst the mountains that surround Boone, and parts of the town can be seen in the background.

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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…