Guide to the Neighborhood Art Photographs, undated

Summary Information

Title: Neighborhood Art Photographs, undated
Collection: AC.397
Extent: 0.01 linear feet (1 folder)
Abstract:

Neighborhood Art Photographs consists of nine color photographs with handwritten descriptions analyzing Appalachian culture through yard art.

Creator: Unknown

Biographical/Historical Note

Neighborhood Art Photographs illustrates Appalachian culture through yard art. Photographed are a Confederate flag, a garden, three dilapidated barns, rusted trucks, and waterwheels.

Scope and Contents

Neighborhood Art Photographs consists of nine color photographs with handwritten descriptions analyzing Appalachian culture through yard art. It is likely that an Appalachian State University student took these photographs as part of a class project; however, identification could not be located. The photographs and text are glued onto blue cardboard paper. The text refers to Mrs. Jack Graham as the owner of the waterwheel, which her husband built for a stone grinder. Mrs. Ula Adams is listed as the gardener.

Arrangement

This collection is housed in one archival folder.

Administrative Information

Access Restrictions

This collection is open for use in the Dougherty Reading Room without restrictions. An appointment for research is recommended. The Dougherty Reading Room is located on the 4th floor of Belk Library in Special Collections. The photograph is housed in the cold storage unit and needs additional time to return to room temperature prior to examination.

Acquisitions Information

Provenance is unknown. The accession number is AC.2008.002. It was opened to the public in February 2008.

Processing Information

Processed by Kathryn Staley, February 2008; Encoded by Kathryn Staley, February 2008

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], AC.397: Neighborhood Art Photographs, W. L. Eury Appalachian Collection, Appalachian State University, Boone, North Carolina, USA.

Container List

 Photographs, undated  Folder 1