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This item is a newspaper clipping titled "Democratic Headquarters Opened; Rally Planned" from the Watauga Democrat on September 19, 1968. Rufus Edmisten is shown in the photograph and noted to be a candidate for the State House of Representatives.…

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This Regular 8mm reel of footage was shot by George Thomas (1927-2009) following one of the snowfalls of the 1960 Blizzard, which was actually a series of snow events in February and March of 1960 that buried Boone for weeks. The reel begins with…

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This image shows Dr. Wayne R. Richardson shoveling snow on West King Street following one of the snowfalls that made up the infamous 1960 Blizzard that paralyzed Watauga County in February and March 1960. In the distance on the hill is the Daniel…

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This certificate of membership for the Appalachian Cultural Exchange Center was issued in 1977 to Mr. and Mrs. Wayne Richardson. The organization was formed in 1977 with the goal of raising $60,000 by June 1978 to purchase the old Daniel Boone Hotel…

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Reel #10 of the films in the George Flowers Collection, this undated (1960s) 8mm reel begins with footage of the Flowers family at an unidentified beach. At the 1:07 mark, the footage transitions briefly to glimpses of a significant snowstorm in…

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Reel #3 of the home movies in the Palmer Blair Collection, this reel shows footage of the 1949 Watauga Centennial Parade moving west to east down West King Street in Boone, NC. At the beginning of the reel, Blair appears to have been standing on the…

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Reel #4 of the home movies in the Palmer Blair Collection, this reel shows footage of the 1949 Watauga Centennial Parade moving west to east down West King Street in Boone, NC.

At the beginning of the reel, Blair appears to have been standing at…

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The storefront of Palmer's Photo Shop located in the Linney Law Office building on West King Street, Boone, North Carolina. The photo depicts a display offering photos commemorating the 1949 Centennial. A sign in the window reads "Get Your Centennial…

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Image shows a heavy snowfall along West King Street, looking northwest. At the center of the image is the Linney Law Office. The roof of the 1904 Courthouse can be seen at upper left. The image appears to show the aftermath of the 1960 blizzard. An…

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Image shows heavy snowfall along West King Street, looking west. At left is a portion of the Farmer's Hardware block, with the Watauga Savings and Loan, followed by the Linney Block. At right, in the distance, is the roof of the 1904 courthouse. The…
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