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    • 1932 Pictures on Whiteside Mt. with Henry Payne

    • Romanes, R. A. (Reinfried Armstrong), 1896-1978
    • Reinfried Armstrong Romanes (April 4, 1896-1978), more often known as R. A. Romanes or simply as Romanes, was born and raised in Europe. In 1919, he emigrated to America and, through family and political connections, wound up living in Alto,...
    • Western Carolina University Hunter Library;
    • 6th Grade Montford School, Asheville, N.C. 1909

    • unknown;
    • This series of historic postcards depicts various sites in and around Asheville, North Carolina. Asheville is the county seat of Buncombe County and is the largest city in western North Carolina. In 1880, Asheville was linked by a rail line that...
    • Western Carolina University Hunter Library;
    • "Above the Clouds" In the Land of the Sky

    • unknown
    • Early postcards illustrating life and scenery in western North Carolina were published by several companies in and around the region. This dramatic view of the Southern Appalachians is labeled “Above the clouds.”
    • Western Carolina University Hunter Library;
    • "Cloud Effect," in the Land of the Sky

    • unknown
    • Early postcards illustrating life and scenery in western North Carolina were published by several companies in and around the region. This pastoral landscape is titled “Cloud Effect,” and notes the region as “Land of the Sky.”
    • Western Carolina University Hunter Library;
    • "Gombroon," Home of Senator Z. B. Vance

    • Lindsey, T. H. (Thomas H.)
    • This image appeared in Lindsey’s Guide Book to Western North Carolina and is one of many depicting the mountains and mountain towns in and around Asheville, North Carolina. One of the first pictorial guide books to describe the southern...
    • Western Carolina University Hunter Library;
    • Above the Clouds on Craggy Mountain / Near Asheville, N.C.

    • Pelton, Herbert W.
    • Early postcards illustrated life and scenery in western North Carolina. This print was made from an original photograph by Herbert W. Pelton (1879-1961), a photographer active in Asheville in the 1910s, 1920s, and 1930s. Pelton produced landscapes...
    • Western Carolina University Hunter Library;
    •  Alfords Bridge

    • Masa, George, 1881-1933
    • This photograph made by George Masa (1881-1933) shows the Alfords Bridge, that once went over the Savannah River dividing South Carolina and Georgia.
    • Western Carolina University Hunter Library;
    • Alto, Ga. of Yonah Mt.

    • Romanes, R. A. (Reinfried Armstrong), 1896-1978
    • Reinfried Armstrong Romanes (April 4, 1896-1978), more often known as R. A. Romanes or simply as Romanes, was born and raised in Europe. In 1919, he emigrated to America and, through family and political connections, wound up living in Alto,...
    • Western Carolina University Hunter Library;
    • Alum Cave Bluff

    • Thompson, James Edward, 1880-1976;
    • James E. (Jim) Thompson (1880-1976) was a noted photographer, hiker, and outdoor enthusiast who played a major role in promoting a national park in the Southern Appalachians. In the 1920s, up to the park’s dedication in 1940, Thompson was often...
    • Great Smoky Mountains National Park;
    • Alum Cave Bluffs

    • Thompson, James Edward, 1880-1976
    • James E. (Jim) Thompson (1880-1976) was a noted photographer, hiker, and outdoor enthusiast who played a major role in promoting a national park in the Southern Appalachians. In the 1920s, up to the park’s dedication in 1940, Thompson was often...
    • Great Smoky Mountains National Park;
    •  Alum Cave Bluffs Heath Bald

    • Thompson, James Edward, 1880-1976
    • James E. (Jim) Thompson (1880-1976) was a noted photographer, hiker, and outdoor enthusiast who played a major role in promoting a national park in the Southern Appalachians. In the 1920s, up to the park’s dedication in 1940, Thompson was often...
    • Great Smoky Mountains National Park;
    • Alum Cave Peaks

    • Thompson, James Edward, 1880-1976
    • James E. (Jim) Thompson (1880-1976) was a noted photographer, hiker, and outdoor enthusiast who played a major role in promoting a national park in the Southern Appalachians. In the 1920s, up to the park’s dedication in 1940, Thompson was often...
    • Great Smoky Mountains National Park;
    • Alum Cave Trail

    • Thompson, James Edward, 1880-1976;
    • James E. (Jim) Thompson (1880-1976) was a noted photographer, hiker, and outdoor enthusiast who played a major role in promoting a national park in the Southern Appalachians. In the 1920s, up to the park’s dedication in 1940, Thompson was often...
    • Great Smoky Mountains National Park;
    • Approach to Whiteside Mt.

    • Romanes, R. A. (Reinfried Armstrong), 1896-1978
    • Reinfried Armstrong Romanes (April 4, 1896-1978), more often known as R. A. Romanes or simply as Romanes, was born and raised in Europe. In 1919, he emigrated to America and, through family and political connections, wound up living in Alto,...
    • Western Carolina University Hunter Library;
    • Arrowood Glade

    • Romanes, R. A. (Reinfried Armstrong), 1896-1978
    • Reinfried Armstrong Romanes (April 4, 1896-1978), more often known as R. A. Romanes or simply as Romanes, was born and raised in Europe. In 1919, he emigrated to America and, through family and political connections, wound up living in Alto,...
    • Western Carolina University Hunter Library;
    • Asheville and the Blue Ridge

    • unknown;
    • Early postcards illustrated life and scenery in western North Carolina. This card is labeled, “Asheville and the Blue Ridge” and includes a panoramic overview of the town as it was in the early 20th century.
    • Western Carolina University Hunter Library;
    • Asheville from Beaucatcher

    • E. & H.T. Anthony (Firm)
    • This series of historic postcards depicts various sites in and around Asheville, North Carolina. Asheville is the county seat of Buncombe County and is the largest city in western North Carolina. In 1880, Asheville was linked by a rail line that...
    • Western Carolina University Hunter Library;
    • Asheville High School, Asheville, N.C.

    • S.H. Kress & Co.;
    • Early postcards illustrating life and scenery in western North Carolina were published by several companies in and around the region. This postcard depicts Asheville High School, in Asheville, North Carolina. Postmarked in 1912, the card was made...
    • Western Carolina University Hunter Library;
    • Asheville High School, Asheville, N.C.

    • Valentine & Sons
    • This series of historic postcards depicts various sites in and around Asheville, North Carolina. Asheville is the county seat of Buncombe County and is the largest city in western North Carolina. In 1880, Asheville was linked by a rail line that...
    • Western Carolina University Hunter Library;
    • Asheville Road

    • unknown;
    • Early postcards illustrated life and scenery in western North Carolina. This card depicts an unnamed road in Asheville, North Carolina.
    • Western Carolina University Hunter Library;

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