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Carlton Haney
Feb 23, 2015

Carlton Haney (September 19,1928, Reidsville, Carolina- March 16, 2011, Greensboro, North Carolina) was a noted festival organizer, promoter, and mana...

Carlton Haney
Feb 23, 2015

Carlton Haney (September 19,1928, Reidsville, Carolina- March 16, 2011, Greensboro, North Carolina) was a noted festival organizer, promoter, and mana...

Snow From Not So Long Ago
Feb 2, 2015

In honor of the snowy day outside here in Boone, we are featuring selected photographs from the Great Blizzard of '93, a weather event that caused rec...

In A Nutshell
Dec 9, 2014

The two-year grant project funded by the National Historical Publications and Records Commission to processthe backlog of the W.L. Eury Appalachian Co...

The Two [West] Virginias
Nov 11, 2014

From the beginning of the Civil War in 1861, the State of Virginia existed as two separate entities: the Confederate allied government in Richmond and...

Old Seldom and Doubly Dear
Nov 6, 2014

Dr. Fred Delp was a dentist and illustrator from Rural Retreat, Virginia. Delp and his wife, Dorothy, used the medium of charcoal to preserve and crea...

You Can't Go Home Again (At least not with these matches. . .)
Oct 22, 2014

Matchbox advertising the Braden-Hatchett Thomas Wolfe Collection found in AC.1098: John Idol, Jr. Papers. Originally located in Memphis, Tennessee, th...

Muncey Gaultney
Oct 21, 2014

Muncey Vance Gaultney was a fiddler, writer, and all around character from Ashe County, North Carolina. Born into the Healing Springs community in Jul...

Snapshot: Harvest Time
Oct 10, 2014

Images from AC.1097: Jefferson Post Records....

Snapshot: Camp Catawba Artwork
Sep 22, 2014

Painting by unknown artist found in AC.214: Camp Catawba and Vera Lachmann Papers....