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This short newspaper clipping announces the leaders of an upcoming Boone Wagon Train Parade to come through downtown Boone, NC. Rufus Edmisten is noted as one of the leaders. This item is in the middle on the left of page 67 in Rufus Edmisten's…

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Featuring an image of the wagon train parade, the caption lists Rufus Edmisten as one of the leaders. He appears to be on horseback, third from the left. This item is on the top right of page 67 in Rufus Edmisten's scrapbook labeled…

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This image shows a fire with dark black smoke. When enhanced the buildings below the fire identify this location as King Street in Boone. Craven Furniture Co. can be seen next to the building on fire. This is known as the Christmas Day Qualls Block…

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This image shows wagons being pulled down King Street by cows and horses. A crowd of people can be seen sitting on the lawn of the Daniel Boone Hotel. The sign for the Tastee-Freez can be seen in the far right of the image. Cars are parked on the…

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This image shows several parade floats on King Street. This photo was taken from the second floor of the Appalachian Theatre, as indicated by the sign in the lower portion of the image. On one of the cars in the lower right of the image advertises…

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This image shows a blue truck decorated to be a parade float driving down King Street. People can be seen standing on the lawn of the Daniel Boone Hotel across the street. There are several women dressed in prom like dresses sitting on the bed of the…

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This image shows two men driving a convertible with two women in long dresses sitting on the seats in the back. There is a purple flag hanging off the back of the car advertising the Rotary Club. Several cars can be seen parked on King Street across…

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This image shows a tractor pulling a float in a parade on King Street in downtown Boone. Two men and a child wearing a football helmet can be seen driving the tractor. People can be seen sitting across the street on the lawn of the Daniel Boone…

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This image shows a woman riding side-saddle on a standing white horse on King Street. Cars can be seen lined along the street and many people gathered for a parade. The lawn of the Daniel Boone Hotel can be seen on the other side of the street. This…

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This image shows a parade going down King Street headed East. The photo was taken from the second floor of the Appalachian Theatre; the sign can be seen in the lower portion of the image. There are dozens of cars parked along the road. The Watauga…
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