Browse Items (202 total)

  • Tags: Christmas

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This item is a letter to Rufus Edmisten from senator Sam J. Ervin in Morganton, NC on December 30, 1966. The letter thanks Rufus for the bread sent for Christmas and notes that Ervin looks forward to seeing Rufus and Jane Edmisten when Congress…

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This item is a black and white photograph through the door of a dining room into a living room. The focus of the photograph is a woman and young boy sitting in front of a decorated Christmas tree. A large radio can be seen just out of the frame on…

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This item is a black and white photograph of a man and young boy sitting in front of a decorated Christmas tree. Handwritten on the back is "this is the old man Jimmie and the xmas tree." According to the donor this is James Edgar "Sip" Shell with…

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This item is a Christmas card with a small oval portrait showing a young man, identified as Roby Farthing. Handwritten on the back is "Roby Farthing son of Wiley Farthing." There is an arrow pointing to Wiley Farthing and text that states, "son…

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This item is a black and white photograph of four young children. There is part of an evergreen on the floor next to them, likely a Christmas tree. According to the donor these are the Norris kids.

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This item is a black and white photograph of a young boy wearing a suit. He sits in front of a decorated Christmas tree holding what appears to possibly be a camera. He sits on top of a short stool. Handwritten on the back is "James E. Shell, Jr."…

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This item is a black and white photograph on cardboard stock that is ripped into two pieces. Handwritten on the back is "Mr. Dudlie Greene Merry Xmas from Harry." According to the donor this is a reference to Dudley Greene. The image shows a man with…

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This image shows Whitney Danhof (center) who was the Associate Home Economics Extension Agent from 1990-1996. She is seated at a table with a few older women in winter time, based on the Christmas themed outfits. This image was in the bottom left of…

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This image shows the smoke from the Christmas Day Qualls Block fire seen in 01-105, 01-023, 01-125 and 01-148 and 01-149. On King Street Watauga Hotel can be seen with a drug store and Big Dipper ice cream advertisement next to it. The ice cream…

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This image shows the same fire in downtown Boone on King Street as seen in images 01-105, 01-023, 01-125 and 01-148. Streams from the fire department can be seen trying to control the blaze. In this image the name of the business, Craven Furniture,…
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