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Etl-Gle-01-206.jpg
This image shows animals being paraded down King Street. A donkey, ridden by a man, pulling a cart filled with children is first in the image. A single donkey pulls a cart with a man directly behind the first donkey cart. Two large horses are seen in…

Bra-Law-01-002.pdf
This item is a program for the "Echoes of the Blue Ridge" performance during the Watauga Centennial in July of 1949. The program indicates the performance was held at A. S. T. C. Athletic Stadium (Appalachian State Teachers College, now Appalachian…

Bra-Law-01-001 combined-compressed.pdf
This item is a history of Watauga County from 1849-1949 and Appalachian State Teachers College (now Appalachian State University) from 1899-1949. This history was written by Daniel J. Whitener, the head of the Department of Social Studies at…

Jam-Mas-01-011.jpg
A man poses for a portrait. He is wearing a bow tie. The front of the photo has the name Dave Horton and the year 1903 on it. The image is mounted on cardboard stock, with "W. T. Temple & Co., Trenton, NJ," embossed on the mount. According to Terry…

Low-Whi-07-002.pdf
This is an excerpt for Watauga County readers from a narrative about William S. Whiting, Michael Lowery's great-grandfather. It offers biographical information about Whiting, as well as information about his lumber operations in Shulls Mill, NC. Many…

Low-Whi-07-001.pdf
This item is a nine-page long collection of historical notes regarding William S. Whiting's lumber operations by Michael S. Lowery, great-grandson of Whiting, with contribution by Joseph Quinn. An excerpt from the author's note of the document reads:…

Low-Whi-06-006.jpg
This image shows two men, one appearing younger, standing on a boulder next to a rocky river. The man on the right wears overalls and a hat, while the man on the left wears a sleeveless top and light pants. They have been identified as William Scott…

Low-Whi-06-002.jpg
This item is a map of Watauga County, NC, circa 1918 highlighting the areas relevant to a lumber operation by William S. Whiting and the Boone Fork Lumber Company in Shulls Mill, NC. On the map, a barbed red line through the county likely indicates…

Low-Whi-06-001.jpg
This item is a map of Watauga County, NC, circa 1918 highlighting the areas relevant to Whiting Timber Holdings, part of a lumber operation by William S. Whiting and the Boone Fork Lumber Company in Shulls Mill, NC. On the map, Watauga River, New…

Low-Whi-05-012.jpg
This image shows a man standing in a forest leaning against a tall spruce pine tree. The man appears to be wearing a tie and fedora hat. Other pine trees can be seen around the man. This is reportedly a spruce before being harvested on Beech…
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