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  • Collection: Jessie Norris Collection

Image shows Laura Brown Timmons posing with family dogs while dressed in men's clothing--a common "fancy dress" practice among women in the era. Image was likely taken on Green Street in Boone, NC.

Jessie Timmons is seen standing next to a postal box on the northeast corner of Grand Boulevard and Queen Street, in front of the Matheson House. Jessie Timmons was the first chief switchboard operator for Boone Telephone Company when it was located…
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