Guide to the Chief Junaluska Memorial Ceremonies Photographs, November 5, 1910

Summary Information

Title: Chief Junaluska Memorial Ceremonies Photographs, November 5, 1910
Collection: AC.744
Extent: 0.01 linear feet (1 folder)
Abstract:

This collection of photographs was taken on November 5, 1910 at the dedication of the monument placed in memory of Chief Junaluska, North Carolina Indian Chief. The monument is in Robbinsville, Graham County, North Carolina.

Creator: unknown

Biographical/Historical Note

On November 5, 1910, a monument to Cherokee Indian Chief Junaluska was dedicated. The monument was erected by the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR), Winston-Salem Chapter, to commemorate Chief Junaluska's aid to General Andrew Jackson at the Battle of Horseshoe-Bend (Alabama), on March 27, 1814. The monument is in Robbinsville, Graham County, North Carolina. The photographs include the monument, DAR officials and 25 Cherokee men, women and children (in coats, ties, and dresses).

Scope and Contents

These five black and white photographs were taken at the Junaluska Monument dedication on Nov. 5, 1910. The monument was erected by the Daughters of the American Revolution, Winston-Salem Chapter, to commemorate Chief Junaluska's (Cherokee) aid to Andrew Jackson at the Battle of Horseshoe-Bend (Ala), on Mar. 27, 1814. The monument is in Robbinsville (Graham Co.), NC. The photographs include the monument, DAR officials and 25 Cherokee men, women and children (in coats, ties, and dresses)

Arrangement

There is no formal arrangement of these photographs.

Administrative Information

Access Restrictions

This collection is open for use in the Dougherty Reading Room. An appointment for research is recommended. The Dougherty Reading Room is located on the 4th floor of Belk Library in Special Collections.

Acquisitions Information

This collection was purchased from L&T Respess Books in 2010. Accession number AC.2011.025

Processing Information

This collection was processed by Anita Elliott, January 2014. This collection was processed as part of a grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission. The grant funded extensive processing of the backlog within the W. L. Eury Appalachian Collection between 2012 and 2014.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], AC.744: Junaluska, North Carolina Cherokee Indian Chief, Memorial Ceremonies Photographs (b&w), Robbinsville, Graham County, North Carolina, W.L. Eury Appalachian Collection, Appalachian State University, Boone, North Carolina, USA.

Container List

Photographs, November 5, 1910 ACSC_Box 25, Folder 4