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This scrapbook documents the history of New River Light & Power (NRLP) through historical documents and photos.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

A conglomeration of papers Leo collected over his lifetime, from newspaper clippings about a bookmobile and his father's death to letters from the Buncombe County library. It includes pictures from the Asheville Lions Club and Leo's years serving the…

A collection of photos from the Asheville area taken in the early twentieth century. Also includes Leo's short story "I am a Dime" which gives a unique and detailed account of Asheville history from the perspective of a dime.