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Shull's Mill Photographs

Shull's Mill began around 1835. Its start was a gristmill owned and operated by Phillip Shull. Many of the deeds in this collection have his name on them. The town of Shull's Mill was a small farming community and stopping place on the toll road from Valle Crucis to Blowing Rock. Boom times for Shull's Mill was around 1919 after the railroad made it more easily accessible. This collection contains documents, photos, land deeds, ledgers and such as provide primary sources for those researching Shull's Mill. Several land deeds are intact which show the number of acres and amounta paid for land bought by the Shull family. All of the legal documents are dated in the 1800's. There are also several survey accounts, family photos, and postcards.

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Picture Postcard to Mrs. R. S. Shull from Lucy

Group Photo of Jessie Shull, Ben Hardin, Bessie Isaacs, Russel Gragg, Addie Isaacs, Ernest Lineback, Robey Shull, Mamie Shull, and Jim Brown

Group of Men, Some in Military Uniforms, in Front of Large, Ornate Building

Group of Men, Some in Military Uniforms, Sitting on Steps of Large, Ornate Building

Group of Young Men and Young Women in Graduation Regalia

Girl Feeding Apple to Pony, Inscribed "Take a Bite"

Portrait of Young Child Standing in Wicker Chair

Portrait of Three Young Men

Portrait of Young Man and Young Woman

Portrait of Uniformed Man Including Sash, Decorative Pins, Decorated Hat, and Saber

Woman Sitting Side-Saddle on Horse

Portrait of Man and Woman

Railroad Cars and Locomotive on Small Trestle's Damaged Tracks

Portrait of Young Man and Young Woman

Two Men (On Reverse: "Back: A.C. Junior 1930, Made by Texas Studio, Elizabethton, TN")

Portrait of Young Woman

Portrait of Family. Man, Woman, Two Girls, Boy, and Baby

Portrait of Young Man and Young Woman

Uniformed Men Firing Rifles with Other Uniformed Men Observing

Military Band and Uniformed Men at Attention Around Automobiles in Front of Building Marked "Outpost No. 1 Military Police"

Men in Uniform Standing in Front of Building - Can Marked "Hd.Qrs.

Men in Uniforms and With Rifles In Front of Military Tents

Tintype of Man and Woman

View of 1940 Flood Devastation in Deep Gap, N.C.

Bridge Railing (Double Exposure)

Bridge Railing (Double Exposure)

One-Story Frame House

Frame Building with Snow on Ground

Inn with People on Porch

Side View of House with Severe Roof Damage

Front View of House with Severe Roof Damage

Frame or Log House

Frame Building

Two Women Standing in Front of Train Station

Cow Standing in Front of Barn

Two-Story Frame House

Hotel with Automobile in Foreground

Frame House with Flood-Damaged Yard

Grave with Burial Flowers Atop

Scenic View of Community

Scenic View of Farm

Waterfall Amidst Boulders

River Scene with Wooden Bridge and People in Background [Clyde, NC]

River Scene

Waterfall Scene

Split-Rail Fence Enclosing Field

Boone Fork Lumber Company Band Mill

Band Mill

Logging Operation - Picture Postcard

Logging Operation: Spraying Water on Mountain