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  • Tags: Palmer Blair (1922-1957)

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This image depicts a newspaper clipping from the Greensboro Daily News. At the top of the clipping, "Drama-Outdoor" is written in pencil and "Horn in the west (Historical, drama) . N) is written in red pen. At the bottom, "Greensboro Daily news June…

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This image shows the amphitheater where Horn in the West is performed. The back of this photo has a stamp giving photo credit to Palmer Blair and his photo shop. The indigenous trees in the image indicate that this was taken in the summer. This photo…

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This image shows actors dressed as Native Americans meeting with a man dressed in colonial period costume. The man is either offering or receiving something from a woman dressed as a Native American. Behind her other men dressed as Native Americans…

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This item is a black and white portrait of an unknown infant. The photograph has numerous creases and appears to be faded. It is reported that the portrait was made by Palmer Blair of Boone, NC. This item is part of the Harrison-Boone-Grimes Family…

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An adolescent girl poses for a portrait in a seated position. She is wearing a button-up short sleeve dress with a scalloped collar and ruffled sleeves. Her arms are placed gently by her sides, and her hands are crossed over one another on her lap in…

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This image by Palmer Blair shows an unidentified group of women posing for a photo at a Rotary Club International meeting in Boone, NC, probably during the early 1950s. The original print bears the stamp of Palmer Blair's photo shop on the back.

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This image is a postcard picturing Holy Cross Episcopal Church in Valle Crucis. The photograph was taken by "P. Blair," indicating that the photographer capturing this scene was most likely Palmer Blair.

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This photographic portrait of George William Horton (1920-1973) by Palmer Blair--likely dating to the early 1950s--was mixed in with other Blair materials found in the George Flowers Collection. It has since been repatriated to the Palmer Blair…

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Taken after a significant snow event, this image shows Palmer Blair's home on Blowing Rock Road, opposite the present location of The Standard. This negative was in a sleeve labeled "Snow Scenes 2-15-53."

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This image shows five men posing for a photograph. Two of them sit on a short stone wall, possibly in front of the Linney House on King Street. Palmer Blair is visible at center in the back. The men were likely posing for a promotional photograph for…
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