George Flowers Movie Collection #16: Fatal Truck Accident, Blowing Rock, NC, 1960s

Title

George Flowers Movie Collection #16: Fatal Truck Accident, Blowing Rock, NC, 1960s

Subject

Blowing Rock, Accident

Description

Reel #16 of the films in the George Flowers Collection, this undated (Circa 1969) 16mm reel contains silent footage of a fatal truck accident that occurred in Blowing Rock, NC, including recovery of the driver's body as a large crowd looks on. This may be footage of an accident that killed truck driver Joseph William Gragg, age 25, of Newland, NC, on July 28, 1969. Due to the sensitive nature of this footage, access is granted only in response to a written request demonstrating a legitimate research interest in the footage. For more information, please contact DigitalWatauga@gmail.com.

Creator

George Flowers

Date

Circa 1969

Contributor

Boone Area Chamber of Commerce

Format

16 MM Film

Language

English

Type

Moving Images

Identifier

Geo-Flo-1-16

Spatial Coverage

Boone, NC

Files

Geo-Flo-1-16.jpg

Citation

George Flowers, “George Flowers Movie Collection #16: Fatal Truck Accident, Blowing Rock, NC, 1960s,” Digital Watauga, accessed February 22, 2018, http://digitalwatauga.org/items/show/5887.

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