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  • Tags: William Scott Whiting (1871-1952)

Low-Whi-07-002.pdf
This is an excerpt for Watauga County readers from a narrative about William S. Whiting, Michael Lowery's great-grandfather. It offers biographical information about Whiting, as well as information about his lumber operations in Shulls Mill, NC. Many…

Low-Whi-07-001.pdf
This item is a nine-page long collection of historical notes regarding William S. Whiting's lumber operations by Michael S. Lowery, great-grandson of Whiting, with contribution by Joseph Quinn. An excerpt from the author's note of the document reads:…

Low-Whi-06-008.jpg
This image shows an older couple, William S. Whiting and wife Caroline "Carrie" Whiting, standing in front of their Shulls Mill home called "Ottaray." William wears a light colored suit and bow tie. Carrie wears a patterned dress and short sleeve…

Low-Whi-06-007.jpg
This image shows a man, William S. Whiting, posing for a portrait. Whiting wears glasses and a suit. He had a mustache. This portrait was likely taken when Whiting was in his 30s. For more information about William S. Whiting and his lumber…

Low-Whi-06-006.jpg
This image shows two men, one appearing younger, standing on a boulder next to a rocky river. The man on the right wears overalls and a hat, while the man on the left wears a sleeveless top and light pants. They have been identified as William Scott…

Low-Whi-06-005.pdf
This item is a newspaper clipping from the Watauga Democrat about Boone Fork Lumber Company in Shulls Mill, NC, with notes from Emily Kellogg Whiting Norvelle, the daughter-in-law of William S. Whiting who was the owner of the company. The clipping…

Low-Whi-06-004.pdf
This item is a newspaper clipping from the Watauga Democrat about Boone Fork Lumber Company in Shulls Mill, NC, with notes from Emily Kellogg Whiting Norvelle, the daughter-in-law of William S. Whiting who was the owner of the company. The article…

Low-Whi-06-003.jpg
This item is a track map of the "Linville River Railway Extension From Montezuma," indicated by text in the lower right corner. The map depicts the Shulls Mill area of NC and shows various parts of the Boone Fork Lumber Company, part of a lumber…

Low-Whi-06-002.jpg
This item is a map of Watauga County, NC, circa 1918 highlighting the areas relevant to a lumber operation by William S. Whiting and the Boone Fork Lumber Company in Shulls Mill, NC. On the map, a barbed red line through the county likely indicates…

Low-Whi-06-001.jpg
This item is a map of Watauga County, NC, circa 1918 highlighting the areas relevant to Whiting Timber Holdings, part of a lumber operation by William S. Whiting and the Boone Fork Lumber Company in Shulls Mill, NC. On the map, Watauga River, New…
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