Moretz and Coffey Family on the New River #2

Title

Moretz and Coffey Family on the New River #2

Subject

Watauga County, New River, Paul Moretz, Mabel Alice Davis Moretz (1903-2008), Frances Leona Coffey (1902-1994), Magdalena Moretz Greene (1884-1974), Doris Coffey (1904-1997), Moretz Family, Coffey Family, New River, Dresses, Hats, Boats, Rivers, Ties

Description

This image shows a group of individuals standing in a small boat on a river. In the forefront, a man and a woman stand side by side. The man, identified as Paul Moretz, wears high boots and a jacket and tie. He holds a long pole that goes into the water. The woman, identified as Mabel Davis Moretz, next to the man wears a light dress, a hat, and a dark neck scarf. Behind the couple are three other women, one only partially visible. These women have been identified as Frances Coffey, Magdalena "Maggie" Moretz Greene, and Doris Coffey. The women wear long dresses and the furthest two wear hats. Across the river, trees without leaves can be seen. This location has been identified as the New River, likely in Watauga County, NC. This negative likely produced the photograph seen in item 046 of this series.

Creator

H. L. Coffey

Date

Circa 1920s

Contributor

Leroy Coffey

Format

Black and White Negative

Language

English

Type

Still Image

Identifier

Hla-Gla-01-047

Spatial Coverage

Watauga County, NC

Scanning Technician

Grayson Butler

DPI

1200

Bit Depth

24

Collection Name

H. L. and Gladys Coffey Collection

Scanning Software

EPSON Scan

Files

Hla-Gla-01-047.jpg

Citation

H. L. Coffey, “Moretz and Coffey Family on the New River #2,” Digital Watauga, accessed January 16, 2021, http://digitalwatauga.org/items/show/20456.

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