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Image shows a scene looking west on King Street in downtown Boone, NC, about 1956 after a heavy snowfall. There are cars parked in front of parking meters along the street. There are signs for businesses that read: City Meat Market and Grocery,…

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The image shows King Street in downtown Boone, NC, during winter, looking west. There are high mounds of snow at the front of the picture. There are several businesses lining the right side of the street. There are signs for the Carolina Cafe Hotel,…

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In this image, Santa Claus can be seen riding in his sleigh being pulled by plastic reindeer. The Hunt's Department Store facade is visible in the background. Likely a photo from a Christmas parade in Boone, NC, the image is believed to have been…

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This color slide shows part of the Wagon Trade parade extending down King Street in Boone. A large group of people on horseback and on wagons are heading down the street, with onlookers surrounding them. The Wagon Train, which traveled over multiple…

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A color slide showing a view down King Street (facing west), during the Wagon Train parade in Boone, North Carolina. The Wagon Train, which traveled over multiple days from Wilkes County to Boone, began as a celebration of the 300th anniversary of…

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A color slide showing a view down King Street (facing west), during the Wagon Train parade in Boone, North Carolina. The Wagon Train, which traveled over multiple days from Wilkes County to Boone, began as a celebration of the 300th anniversary of…

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Scene shows a shot of downtown Boone facing west on King Street. The Hunt's Department Store sign is visible on the right. Boone Drug, A&P Food Stores, Belk's, and the Crest Five and Dime Store are visible on the left side. Slide box is labeled "Old…

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Scene shows downtown Boone facing west down King St. Hunt's Department Store is visible on the right. The Boone Drug Building, the Hamby & Winkler Building, and the Belk Building are visible on the left. Depot St. crosses King near the center of the…

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This photograph shows children parading down King Street during the 1952 Spring Clean Up Parade. Two boys in the front hold a sign that reads, "LETS DRESS UP OUR TOWN." At upper left is the Jones House, while the intersection of Depot and King…

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This snapshot from an unidentified parade, probably during the 1950s, shows an unidentified float, possibly for a sorority, as it passes in front of the Hunt's Department Store on King Street (right). A piano is mounted in the back of the truck.
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