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Reel #1 of the films in the George Flowers Collection, this lengthy, 8mm reel of film shot by George Flowers from the roof of the Old Hotel shows residents of Ashe County lining up at the intersection of Jefferson Avenue and Main Street, followed by…

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Reel #2 of the films in the George Flowers Collection, this lengthy, 8mm reel of film shot by George Flowers from the roof of the Old Hotel in Downtown West Jefferson begins with a police officer directing traffic at the intersection of Jefferson…

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Reel #3 of the films in the George Flowers Collection, this undated (1960s) 8mm reel begins with footage of Shriners participating in an unidentified parade, possibly in Asheville, NC. At the 1:03 mark, the footage transitions to scenes of George…

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Reel #4 of the films in the George Flowers Collection, this 8mm reel is the first reel of footage of the Miss Ashe County Parade that took place on May 4, 1963. Curiously, Miss Watauga County, Pat Pitman, is visible riding in the parade at the 2:25…

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Reel #5 of the films in the George Flowers Collection, this 8mm reel is the second reel of footage of the Miss Ashe County Parade that took place on May 4, 1963. Curiously, Miss Watauga County, Pat Pitman, is visible riding in the parade at the 1:30…

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Reel #6 of the films in the George Flowers Collection, this undated (1960s) 8mm reel begins with footage of Shriners participating in an unidentified parade, possibly in Asheville, NC. This footage is similar to, but not identical to, the footage…

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Reel #7 of the films in the George Flowers Collection, this undated (1960s) 8mm reel begins with somewhat dark footage of what appears to be a shopping spree context within an unidentified grocery store. After the 1:44 mark, the footage appears to…

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Reel #8 of the films in the George Flowers Collection, this 8mm reel contains footage of family members gathered for a third birthday party for an otherwise unidentified child named Bobby. It is not clear whether these are extended family members of…

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Reel #9 of the films in the George Flowers Collection, this undated (1960s) 8mm reel begins with footage of George Flowers with posing with extended family. At the 1:52 mark, the footage transitions to scenes that were likely shot along the Blue…

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Reel #11 of the films in the George Flowers Collection, this 1979 16mm reel contains B-roll footage of the delivery of the Boeing windmill blades for the NASA-Department of Energy windmill erected atop Howard's Knob in Boone, NC, and later dedicated…