Presentation of Car to Winner with Alfred Adams, 1953

Title

Presentation of Car to Winner with Alfred Adams, 1953

Subject

Mountain Burley Warehouse Company, Boone Merchants Association, Lou Hopkins, J. V. Caudill, W. H. Gragg, Joe E. Coleman, Alfred T. Adams, Northwestern Bank, Chevrolet

Description

This image shows a brand new car being awarded to Mrs. Lou Hopkins by the Boone Merchants Assocation on January 16, 1953. An article featuring a cropped version of this image ran in the January 22, 1953, issue of the Watauga Democrat. The caption for the image read, "The Winner! -- Mrs. Lou Hopkins, of 204 Pine Street, smiles happily as the 1952 Chevrolet sedan is presented to her by Merchants Association President J. V. Caudill. The automobile was the grand prize offered by the Association in the Christmas trade promotion program. Pictured are, left to right, W. H. Gragg, master of ceremonies at the drawing, Mr. Caudill, Mrs. Hopkins, Joe E. Coleman of the Mountain Burley Warehouse Co., and Alfred T. Adams, Cashier of the Northwestern Bank. Photo by Palmer's Photo Shop." Gragg is the stout man with the black banded hat just left of the car door. Adams is at far right.

Creator

Palmer Blair

Date

January 16, 1953

Contributor

Sam Adams

Format

Black and white photograph

Language

English

Type

Still image

Identifier

Alf-Dai-1-002

Spatial Coverage

Boone, NC

Scanning Technician

Eric Plaag

DPI

600

Bit Depth

24

Collection Name

Alfred and Daisy Adams Collection

Scanning Software

EPSON Scan

Files

Alf-Dai-1-002.jpg

Citation

Palmer Blair, “Presentation of Car to Winner with Alfred Adams, 1953,” Digital Watauga, accessed July 18, 2018, http://digitalwatauga.org/items/show/6026.

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