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This certificate of membership for the Appalachian Cultural Exchange Center was issued in 1977 to Mr. and Mrs. Wayne Richardson. The organization was formed in 1977 with the goal of raising $60,000 by June 1978 to purchase the old Daniel Boone Hotel…

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Handwritten letter from Bessie Hazel Smith Hodges (1897-1972), Fresno, OH, to Charles Henry Adams (1915-1994), Ft. McClellan, AL, with envelope, dated January 20, 1942. Hodges thanks Adams for the receipt of a "cushion top" and recalls arguments…

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Carte de visite of an unknown woman, possibly an Adams relative, taken by Blevins Mock Photographers of Grimsley, NC

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Handwritten letter from Cale Greer (sent from Lillington, NC) to Jennie Ray Greer, Boone, NC, including envelope postmarked December 12, 1938. Cale Greer describes having only 78 more days left in camp--possibly a Civilian Conservation Corps…

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This document includes handwritten and typewritten notes regarding the 1936 H. Lee Waters film of Boone (misdated as 1938), in which various individuals are identified, albeit with few clues to line up the names with the individuals seen in the film.…

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Reel #1 of 26 home movies in the original Clarence A. Price Home Movie Collection, this reel shows footage of a young Janie Price playing with a cat, probably in front of the Daniel Boone Hotel in Downtown Boone, NC. Additional footage includes a…

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Reel #7 of 26 home movies in the original Clarence A. Price Home Movie Collection, this reel shows footage of the devastating Appalachian Theatre fire in Downtown Boone, NC, shot on Saturday, January 21, 1950, from the lawn of the Daniel Boone…

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Reel #10 of 26 home movies in the original Clarence A. Price Home Movie Collection, this reel was marked "Wilson on Farm" and shows footage of what may be the Etheridge Family Farm in Wilson County, NC. The last few seconds of the reel show footage…

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Reel #12 of 26 home movies in the original Clarence A. Price Home Movie Collection, this reel shows footage of the 1950 Echoes of the Blue Ridge Parade on West King Street in Downtown Boone, NC, which was held during this annual festival from June 29…

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Reel #15 of 26 home movies in the original Clarence A. Price Home Movie Collection, this reel shows footage of the fall foliage, possibly in Fall 1951, in Downtown Boone, NC, and portions of Watauga County. Brief glimpses of an unadulterated Howard's…
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