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789_007_FatherandChildren_A.jpg
This is a photograph of a father and his children. This photograph features Harvey Canter, Charles Miller, Lula Belle Miller Main, Arlie Vestel Miller, and Eula Miller Dollar.


789_005_FourGirls_A.jpg
This is a photograph of four girls in the family leaning on one another. The girls in the photograph (from left to right) are Bertha Nancy Canter Miller, Pearl Main, Hazel Virginia Canter Miller, and Daisy Main. The Main girls are the sisters of R.O.…


789_003_MotherandChildren_A.jpg
This is a photograph of Mae Sluder and her children including, Wesley, Hilery, Katie, and Bessie.


789_001_JohnRobertMiller_ArlieVestalMiller_A.jpg
This is a photograph of John Robert Miller (left) and Arlie Vestal Miller (right) standing in front of a home.


182_bx8fd7_17_MtnInBackground.jpg
This photograph depicts a mountain in rural Watauga County, North Carolina taken by Episcopal minister Reverend J. Norton Atkins in the early 20th century.


182_bx8fd7_16_River3.jpg
This is a photograph of a river scene located in Watauga County, North Carolina taken by Episcopal minister Reverend J. Norton Atkins in the early 20th century.


182_bx8fd7_12_River1.jpg
This photograph depicts a river scene in Watauga County, North Carolina taken by Episcopal minister Reverend Norton J. Atkins in the early 20th century.


182_bx8fd7_10_ViewofGrandfatherMtn.jpg
This photograph depicts a view of Grandfather Mountain in Linville, North Carolina with carriage horse in foreground taken by Episcopal minister Reverend J. Norton Atkins in the early 20th century.


182_bx8fd7_08_HorseCarrigeRd.jpg
This photograph depicts a man, possibly the Episcopal minister Reverend J. Norton Atkins, with horse and buggy on a rural Watauga County, North Carolina road in the early 20th century.


182_bx8fd7_04_FoscoeValley.jpg
This photograph depicts a farm in the Foscoe Valley in Watauga County, North Carolina taken by Episcopal minister Reverend J. Norton Atkins in the early 20th century.


182_bx8fd4_Missionhouse.jpg
This photograph depicts the Episcopal Mission House in Valle Crucis, Watatuga County, North Carolina, taken by Reverend J.Norton Atkins in the early 20th century.


edd_blackburn_reflects_on_todd_and_ashe_county.mp3
Edward Eugene Blackburn was born on August 29, 1893 to Alex (b. 1852 – d. June 1, 1926) and Rhoda Howell Blackburn (b. February 12, 1856 – d. December 6, 1934). He was married to Ollie Clawson Blackburn (b. July 29, 1893 – d. June 1985). He grew up…


early_earp_collection111_#249_8.22.74.pdf
Early E. Earp was born on July 31, 1881 in the Vilas community and Bairds Creek community of Watauga County to Lewis Calloway Earp (b. June 5, 1844 – d. November 11, 1919) and Rebecca Williams Earp (b. May 16, 1861 – d. March 27, 1937). They were…


ralph_hayes_daniel_boone_wagon_train.mp3
During the first of two interviews Mr. Hayes discusses in detail the Daniel Boone Wagon Train (years) that followed a route from Wilkes County to Boone using horse drawn wagons with people wearing 19th Century clothing and camping along the…


charles_bolick_making_moonshine.mp3
“Charles” Wesley Bolick was born on August 15, 1897 in the Mulberry Valley community of Caldwell County about ten miles from Blowing Rock, North Carolina. His parents were Emanuel (b. October 24, 1852 - d. August
16, 1926) and Mary Vienna Sherrill…


arlie_moretz_drunk_man_almost_buried.mp3
Arlie Earl Moretz was born on June 30, 1908 to Sion Gideon Moretz (b. January 16, 1880 d. October 29, 1950) and Virginia Dare Stanberry (b. March 16, 1883 d. February 2, 1970). He married Alice Myers Moretz (b. May 12, 1912 d. January 25, 1965)…


viola_greer_making_quilts.mp3
Viola N. Greer was born on March 27, 1906 in Crandall, Tennessee, moving to Watauga County after she married Walter Greer and had two children Walter and Annie Lee. Her parents were Arthur and Martha Nichols Smith who were from Wilkes County, but had…


stanley_harris_depression.mp3
Stanley Austin Harris was born on October 31, 1882 in Trade, Tennessee, and reared in Avery County. The son of a Confederate officer, after graduating from Tennessee Wesleyan College in 1903, he worked for the Young Men's Christian Association…


ron_davis_bullpen_ball_game.mp3
William Ron Davis was born in Todd, North Carolina on July 30, 1896, attended college at Appalachian Training School for Teachers (later became Appalachian State University) starting in 1917, then taught in Watauga and Ashe Counties for 32 years. He…