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Pal-Bla-4-25.jpg
This black and white image was found in a waxy protective sleeve with four other negatives. The sleeve had the words, "Palmer Blair Old Pics," written in cursive with a pen across the front. The image shows five men and six bulls. One man, dressed in…

Pal-Bla-4-111.jpg
This black and white image focuses on two men chatting while pulling and trimming large plants. One of the men is most likely Earl Lyons. The man on the left is wearing denim pants and a button-down shirt, as well as a hat, while the man on the right…

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This black and white image shows dozens of male and female citizens seated at a Farmer's Bureau meeting in Boone, 1956. Two older gentlemen and a young boy address the crowd as they stand next to a table covered in paperwork and a metal jug. The…

Pal-Bla-4-181.jpg
In this black and white image, seven men in suits sit at the front of the room at a Farmer's Bureau meeting in 1956. Two younger boys stand behind the group near a large collection of encyclopedia(?). Hats are strewn across the tables behind the men.…

Pal-Bla-4-182.jpg
This black and white image shows the crowded room of a Farmer's Bureau meeting from a lower vantage point. The balcony and floor seating areas are completely full. The intricate tin ceiling of the space is visible towards the top of the photograph.…

Pal-Bla-4-183.jpg
This black and white image shows an older man in suit and tie holding what appears to be a metal pesticide spray container up for the crowded meeting hall. He seems to be mid speech as the seated crowd looks on. The state seal of North Carolina…

Pal-Bla-4-218.jpg
This black and white image features a kneeling young boy wearing striped long-sleeve shirt, jeans, boots, glasses, and hat in a potato patch. To the left of the boy sits a nearly full wooden bucket of potatoes, several of which he holds in his right…

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This black and white printed image was in a plastic sleeve labeled "Aerial of Our House" with negatives from 1954. In the image, the bright roof of a home is seen in the center of a large, clear cut field. Two other homes and several barns can be…

Pal-Bla-4-314.jpg
This black and white image features the produce stand for "Goodnight Bros Mountain Grown Produce." A large, hand painted sign in the center of scene reads "Goodnight Bros packers and shippers of Mountain Grown Produce." A large black and white…

Pal-Bla-4-325.jpg
This black and white image shows five men and six bulls/oxen. One man, dressed in overalls, is seated at the front of picture. The other four men stand beside the bulls in the background. Wooden fencing and a wooden outbuilding appear in the…
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