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This image shows a family portrait of the Johnsons and Heavers. The accompanying notation, and the notation on the back of the image, identifies the group as Margaret Lail Johnson, Jimmy Johnson Sr. and Jr., Donna Jonhnson Heavner, Hunter Lee…

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One of two copies. This image depicts a brochure for the 1958 run of the Horn in the West play. There is one drawing, one map, and eight photographs. At the top of the brochure, "Drama-Outdoor.' Horn in the West' N a2) is written in pencil and "Horn…

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This image depicts Tweetsie from Tweetsie Railroad crossing a trestle. This is from after Tweetsie was converted into a tourist attraction. The photo itself is in black and white and there is a crease on the left side of the image. The train is…

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This image shows a newspaper clipping from the Journal and Sentinel about the Tweetsie Railroad. The article was written by Roy Thompson. It is entitled "Beloved 'Tweetsie' Toots Her Way Across the Pages." The article describes the route of Tweetsie…

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This is an empty manilla envelope that housed the Tweetsie documents in this series. On the outside of the envelope is the subject "Tweetsie railroad." There is an N next to the subject. Below the subject is written in pencil "Watauga Co." The…

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This picture is a color slide of the 1963 Daniel Boone Wagon Train. The picture is of the parade participants gathering at the William J. Conrad Stadium parking lot. On the right side of the picture, there is a line of cars parked. Among the cars,…

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This picture is a color slide of the 1963 Daniel Boone Wagon Train. The picture is of the parade participants gathering at the William J. Conrad Stadium parking lot. On the right side of the picture, there is a line of cars parked. On the left side,…

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This picture is a color slide of the 1963 Daniel Boone Wagon Train. The picture is of the parade participants gathering at the William J. Conrad Stadium parking lot. There is a gathering of people around a line of cars and a horse-drawn carriage. A…

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This image shows a group of people on top of the Wells Fargo Tweetsie carriage, the one dressed as a cowboy is Fred Kirby. There are kids and an older woman inside the carriage. There is a young woman sat on the bench of the carriage looking over her…

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This image shows Glenn Causey (1926-2000) in costume as Daniel Boone at Tweetsie Railroad in front of Engine No. 12. He shows a young boy how to handle his rifle. This photo was on the back of page 12 of the photo album.
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