Digital Watauga Project

The Digital Watauga Project is a collaborative effort between the Watauga County Historical Society and the Watauga County Public Library to preserve and display the High Country's archival memory.

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Recently Added Items

Stock List, Motiograph Mirrophonic Sound Systems, October 15, 1948


This equipment list dated October 15, 1948, offers a parts listing for the SH-7500 Reproducer in Western Electric's Motiograph Mirrophonic Sound…

Letter from J. Tylee Wilson to C. J. Hayes, Appalachian Theatre, February 28, 1983


This cover letter from J. Tylee Wilson of the Governor's Business Council on the Humanities to C. J. Hayes of the Appalachian Theatre acknowledges the…

Governor's Business Award Nomination Certificate, March 24, 1983


This certificate signed by J. Tylee Wilson of the Governor's Business Council of the Arts and Humanities documents the Appalachian Theatre's…