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104_NorthCarolina_FinalReport_Vol_4_1980_11_AC_Part1.pdf
These two files contain the final report on land ownership for the twelve Appalachian counties in the state of North Carolina which were part of a larger Appalachian Land Ownership Survey conducted in 1979. There are profiles for each county and…

104D_NC_New_Entries_Counties_6-9_12_A.pdf
This document contains additional entries to the land ownership surveys of Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, Madison, Swain, and Watauga Counties in North Carolina. The surveys were conducted in 1979 as part of a larger Appalachian Land Ownership Survey.…

104D_NC_Watauga_A.pdf
This land ownership survey of Watauga County, North Carolina was conducted in 1979 as part of a larger Appalachian Land Ownership Survey. To interpret the survey codes, use the Key to the Appalachian Land Ownership Survey.

111_tape490_1_RobertProffit_transcript_A.pdf
Robert Proffit talks about Meat Camp's early history from the first settler John Green in 1788. Over the next few decades, people began to trickle in to Western North Carolina. He talks about the first churches in the area: Hopewell Methodist Church…

111_tape292_CarterRupard_transcript_A.pdf
Carter Rupard talks about growing up on a farm in Cove Creek with his many siblings. He says that they "lived better than we can now" and that "we hardly ever went to buy anything unless it would be a poke of flour ever once in awhile." His family…

111_tape82_LauraEdmisten_1973_06_09M001.pdf
Loura Edminstin was born in Beech Creek, NC in 1894 and had 13 siblings in her family. She lived in Watauga and Avery County throughout her life.

Ms. Edminstin discusses her childhood including the topics of politics, school, and church. She…

111_tape66_Mr&MrsLeeGreene_1973_06_11M001.pdf
Lee Greene was born in Watauga County, North Carolina in 1904 and farmed all his life. Mrs. Greene was born in Meat Camp, North Carolina.

Mr. and Mrs. Greene talk about their education in a one-room schoolhouse. Mr. Greene talks about farming and…

111_tape52-53_HadeSmith_1973_04_01M001.pdf
Hade Smith was born in Valle Crucis, North Carolina in 1920 where he was raised on a farm. Mr. Smith joined the armed service at 18 years of age and when he returned he did some odd jobs including building houses. He then became the chief magistrate…

NewRiver_A.pdf
This scrapbook documents the history of New River Light & Power (NRLP) through historical documents and photos.

Blanford Barnard and Dauphin Disco Dougherty established the New River Light and Power Company in 1915 to provide hydroelectric power…

105_vol27_1917_0901_1917_1114R.pdf
This diary includes entries from September 1-November 14, 1917. Greene wrote each day about his work, the weather, and events within the community, especially church events. People mentioned in this diary include Mr. Walker Tatum, B.B. Daugherty John…

105_Vol53_1925_0219_1925_0612R.pdf
This is an Andrew Jackson Greene diary recorded from February 19 through June 12, 1925. In this diary Greene wrote his daily activities such as cutting wood, visiting with neighbors, or spending a day studying. He also included information about his…

105_vol68_1928_0806_1928_1110R.pdf
Andrew Jackson Greene kept this diary from August 6th through November 10th, during the year of 1928. Each day, Greene recorded entries about the weather, community events, friends and family visits. He also included entries devoted to Appalachian…

105_Vol89_1932_1015_1933_0210R.pdf
This diary was kept by Andrew Jackson Greene from October 15, 1932 through February 10, 1933. He wrote about the schoolwork he was doing, how his students were performing, their willingness to learn, the papers he needed to grade, even what happened…

105_Vol90_1933_0211_1933_0609R.pdf
Andrew Jackson Greene wrote this diary from February 11 through June 9, 1933. Greene uses this diary to write about the weather, the community, and especially his work. During this period, the college is going through a big time of growth and sports…

105_Vol91_1933_0610_1933_0727R.pdf
Recorded by Andrew Jackson Greene, this diary is from June 10 through July 27, 1933. In the pages of this diary, one will find Greene’s writings about the weather, the churches, the community members, and the details of his home life. One will find…

105_Vol107_1936_0507_1936_0717R.pdf
Recorded from May 7 through July 17, 1936, by Andrew Jackson Greene, this diary includes personal reflections from Greene, updates on events of the time, and valuable information about the communities in Watauga County and the Appalachian State…

105_Vol110_1936_1004_1936_1015R.pdf
This diary is a daily recollection of events through the eyes of Andrew Jackson Greene. It was recorded from October 4 through October 15, 1936. He frequently wrote about the weather, the churches he went to, and his work at the Appalachian State…

105_Vol127_1937_1223_1938_0116R.pdf
This diary was recorded by Andrew Jackson Greene from December 23, 1937 through January 16, 1938. This diary is composed of personal memoirs and daily records from Andrew Jackson Greene. These records provide information about the local Watauga…

105_Vol131_1938_0317_1938_0403R.pdf
This diary was recorded from March 17 through April 3, 1938 by Andrew Jackson Greene. Included in this diary are personal reflections, weather records, and details of conversations held long ago. These elements provide a unique look into the life of…

105_Vol133_1938_0425_1938_0522R.pdf
This diary was recorded from April 25 through May 22, 1938 by Andrew Jackson Greene. Included in this diary are records of weather and observations of nature, as well as reflections that focus on Greene and other people in his life. On April 25th…

105_Vol137_1938_0730_1938_0817R.pdf
This diary was recorded from July 30 through August 17, 1938 by Andrew Jackson Greene. Greene recorded all of his innermost thoughts about the day. He recorded rare sightings, conversations that he recalled, how he slept, what he thought about the…

105_Vol161_1941_1229_1942_0331_postcard040.pdf
Included is an unaddressed postcard from Hotel Auditorium in Cleveland, Ohio, and Andrew Jackson Greene’s diary. This diary was recorded from December 29, 1941 through March 31, 1942. Greene reflected on his day and what was going on in the…

ScenesofBoone1936.mp4
This 1936 H. Lee Waters film of Boone, NC includes scenes from downtown Boone, Appalachian State University, and Watauga County. Featured are many historical buildings including the old Boone post office, courthouse, Farmer's Hardware, and Cove…

789_018_KatieSluder_A.jpg
This is a portrait of Katie Sluder, from Potterstown, posing.

789_016_HarveyJuniorCanter_CharlesFranklinMiller_A.jpg
This is a photograph of Harvey Junior Canter and Charles Franklin Miller outside of a house.

789_014_SluderFamily_A.jpg
This is a family photograph of Mae Sluder, their son Astor, Wesley Sluder (Frank’s brother- in-law) Frank Canter, and Bill Phillips (Mae’s brother) outside of a log cabin.

789_010_FrankCanter_family_A.jpg
This is a Frank Carter family photograph of Dale, Harvey, Frank, Horton, Carter Guerry, Austin, and Dorothy.

789_009_SixGirls_A.jpg
A photograph of six girls in the family wearing dresses.
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