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Robert Calvin Proffit Papers
Jul 9, 2013

For those interested in western North Carolina genealogy AC.198: Robert Calvin Proffit Papers provides many trails to follow in tracing the stories of...

Snapshot: "A Boon[e] to Health"
Jun 10, 2013

Boone Cola advertisement, featuring a label inspired by a lithograph of the famous frontiersman and his hounds. The soft drink was manufactured in Spe...

Snapshot: Edmonton Mitchell
May 24, 2013

"Edmonton Mitchell (1803-1919) Mitchell was 112 years old when the photo was taken in 1917. Thomas Jefferson was President when he was born; Woodrow W...

"Martha Washington Draft"
May 22, 2013

The Appalachian Cultural Musem featured a variety of exhibits focused on the eras, events, vocations, and artforms important in understanding the regi...

Snapshot: Land of Oz
May 9, 2013

Images of the Land of Oz theme park once located on Beech Mountain, North Carolina from AC.500: Appalachian Cultural Museum Records. Left: Land of Oz ...

Shull's Mill Papers
Apr 22, 2013

As processing continues on the Appalachian Cultural Museum Records (AC.500), new collections have emerged from within the museum's wealth of historic ...

Snapshot: North Carolina Foxhunters
Apr 5, 2013

Images from AC.500: Appalachian Cultural Museum Records, photographs originally included in an exhibit on foxhunting in North Carolina. Left: "Buster ...

Multiple old photographs.

Snapshot: Scenes from the High Country
Mar 28, 2013

Historic photographs of tourists around Blowing Rock and Linville in the early 20th Century found within AC.500: Appalachian Cultural Museum Records.&...

George SerVance in a red suit with his limberjacks

Appalachian Cultural Museum
Mar 22, 2013

Currently on the processing table this week are the Appalachian Cultural Museum Records (AC.500), an unprocessed collection of materials from the file...

Snapshot: Stanley Hicks and Leonard Glenn
Mar 5, 2013

Images (clockwise from top left) : Stanley Hicks playing banjo on front porch, Leonard Glenn with homemade banjo, Stanley Hicks playing dulcimer with ...