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Pal-Bla-10-010.jpg
Shot from the south, this aerial image shows Appalachian State as it appeared in the 1950s. The building with white columns on the far right is the administration building.

Pal-Bla-10-003.jpg
Similar to Pal-Bla-10-002, this image taken in June 1956 shows the interior of the Boone Drug Company on King Street with its original lunch counter configuration at left and booths visible at right.

Pal-Bla-10-002.jpg
Similar to Pal-Bla-10-003, this image taken in June 1956 shows the interior of the Boone Drug Company on King Street with its original lunch counter configuration at left and booths visible at right.

Pal-Bla-10-001.jpg
This image shows the Crest Five and Dime Store on the SE corner of King and Depot Streets in Boone as it appeared in October 1956. The view looks toward the southwest, with part of the Belk Department Store visible at left and the Watauga County Bank…

Jes-Nor-1-002.jpg
Image shows Laura Brown Timmons posing with family dogs while dressed in men's clothing--a common "fancy dress" practice among women in the era. Image was likely taken on Green Street in Boone, NC.

Par-Wes-03-056.jpg
This rare view of the flooding on August 13, 1940, in Downtown Boone was taken from the second floor of the W. R. Winkler Building (the east part of Mast General Store today), looking west toward the intersection of King and Depot Streets. The…

Par-Wes-02-032.jpg
This snapshot shows the Boone Trail Motel on East King Street as it appeared in 1961. The date on the edge of the image is when the photograph was printed. The Boone Trail Motel still stands as of 2018 but is slated for demolition later this year.

Par-Wes-02-031.jpg
This snapshot from an unidentified parade, probably during the 1950s, shows majorettes passing in front of the Esso station at the intersection of Depot and King Streets. The Boone Post Office is visible at upper right.

Par-Wes-02-030.jpg
This snapshot from an unidentified parade, probably during the 1950s, shows a Confederate reenactor passing in front of the Esso station at the intersection of Depot and King Streets. The Boone Post Office is visible at upper right.

Par-Wes-02-029.jpg
This snapshot from an unidentified parade, probably during the 1950s, shows a color guard passing in front of the Esso station at the intersection of Depot and King Streets. The Boone Post Office is visible at upper right.
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