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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-06-008.jpg
This image shows an older couple, William S. Whiting and wife Caroline "Carrie" Whiting, standing in front of their Shulls Mill home called "Ottaray." William wears a light colored suit and bow tie. Carrie wears a patterned dress and short sleeve…

Low-Whi-06-007.jpg
This image shows a man, William S. Whiting, posing for a portrait. Whiting wears glasses and a suit. He had a mustache. This portrait was likely taken when Whiting was in his 30s. For more information about William S. Whiting and his lumber…

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-06-005.pdf
This item is a newspaper clipping from the Watauga Democrat about Boone Fork Lumber Company in Shulls Mill, NC, with notes from Emily Kellogg Whiting Norvelle, the daughter-in-law of William S. Whiting who was the owner of the company. The clipping…

Low-Whi-06-004.pdf
This item is a newspaper clipping from the Watauga Democrat about Boone Fork Lumber Company in Shulls Mill, NC, with notes from Emily Kellogg Whiting Norvelle, the daughter-in-law of William S. Whiting who was the owner of the company. The article…

Low-Whi-04-013.jpg
This image shows a close-up of the porch of a two story home. The porch is supported by two stone columns and a third column covered in ivy. An empty rocking chairs sits at the left end of the porch. A wooden bench sits under two windows on the right…

Low-Whi-04-012.jpg
This image shows a dining room. A table with a floral arrangement and wood-backed chairs sits in the lower right of the image. Four large windows show trees outside of the home. A single floral curtain hangs in the far right of the windows. Exposed…

Low-Whi-04-011.jpg
This image shows a bedroom with a vanity and four poster bed. The vanity sits in the far left of the image with a small vase of flowers and candlestick on it. A low chair sits in front of it. Next to the bed is a round side table that holds a lamp. A…
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