May 1950 May Day

Title

May 1950 May Day

Subject

May Day, Appalachian State Teachers College, Daniel Boone Hotel, Hotels, Janie Price King, Lovill House, West King Street, King Street, Boone

Description

Reel #9 of 26 home movies in the original Clarence A. Price Home Movie Collection, the reel begins with footage of Janie Price (King) at an unknown farm, possibly the Etheridge Farm in Wilson County, NC. This reel also includes footage of the May 1950 May Day celebration. This event was traditionally associated with the Appalachian State Teachers College and often featured students from the school. The reel ends with footage of West King Street in Downtown Boone shot on the lawn of the Daniel Boone Hotel. May Day events during the 1950s typically took place on the lawn between the Central Dining Hall and the Women's Gym at ASTC. In several scenes, White Hall is visible behind the May Day Court, and occasional glimpses of the Lovill Home can also be seen.

This reel can be viewed online at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W1cmHSf3bu8

Creator

Clarence A. Price

Date

May 1950

Contributor

Janie Price King

Format

8 MM Film

Type

Moving Images

Identifier

Cla-Pri-01-004

Spatial Coverage

Boone, NC

Files

Cla-Pri-1-4.png

Citation

Clarence A. Price, “May 1950 May Day,” Digital Watauga, accessed February 23, 2024, http://digitalwatauga.org/items/show/3195.

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