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    • Girls Dormitory, Cullowhee, N.C.

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    • Early postcards illustrated life and scenery in western North Carolina. This card is labeled “Girls Dormitory, Cullowhee, N.C.” and depicts Davies Hall, built in 1909 as the first dormitory of the Cullowhee Normal and Industrial School, an early...
    • Western Carolina University Hunter Library;
    • Scene on C.S.N. Campus

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    • Early postcards illustrated life and scenery in western North Carolina. This card is labeled, “Scene on C.S.N. Campus,” the Cullowhee State Normal School in Cullowhee, N.C., a predecessor of Western Carolina University.
    • Western Carolina University Hunter Library;
    • Land of the Sky

    • Lindsey, T. H. (Thomas H.)
    • Thomas H. Lindsey was a 19th century photographer based out of Asheville, North Carolina. He was one of the earliest commercial photographers to make scenic images of the region. This advertisement is the reverse of one of Lindsey’s prints....
    • Western Carolina University Hunter Library;
    • Lindsey's Photographic Parlors

    • Lindsey, T. H. (Thomas H.)
    • Thomas H. Lindsey was a 19th century photographer based out of Asheville, North Carolina. He was one of the earliest commercial photographers to make scenic images of the region. This advertisement is printed on the reverse of many of Lindsey’s...
    • Western Carolina University Hunter Library;
    • Carolina Mountain Club Trip Report

    • Carolina Mountain Club of Asheville
    • This report details a trip made by members of the Carolina Mountain Club. While the report is dated "June 26," the year has not been recorded. Most likely the trip was taken in the late 1920s or early 1930s. The report reveals much about the...
    • Western Carolina University Hunter Library;
    •  Portrait: man

    • Ensley, A. L. (Abraham Lincoln), 1865-1948
    • Abraham Lincoln Ensley (1865-1948) was one of the earliest commercial photographers in western North Carolina. He made images, mostly portraits, on 5” x 7” glass plates that he developed on his farm in Jackson County. Like most native residents,...
    • Western Carolina University Hunter Library;
    •  Portrait: man

    • Ensley, A. L. (Abraham Lincoln), 1865-1948
    • Abraham Lincoln Ensley (1865-1948) was one of the earliest commercial photographers in western North Carolina. He made images, mostly portraits, on 5” x 7” glass plates that he developed on his farm in Jackson County. Like most native residents,...
    • Western Carolina University Hunter Library;
    •  Men in buggy

    • Ensley, A. L. (Abraham Lincoln), 1865-1948
    • Abraham Lincoln Ensley (1865-1948) was one of the earliest commercial photographers in western North Carolina. He made images, mostly portraits, on 5” x 7” glass plates that he developed on his farm in Jackson County. Like most native residents,...
    • Western Carolina University Hunter Library;
    •  Sulphur Springs, Tampa, Florida

    • Ensley, A. L. (Abraham Lincoln), 1865-1948
    • Abraham Lincoln Ensley (1865-1948) was one of the earliest commercial photographers in western North Carolina. He made images, mostly portraits, on 5” x 7” glass plates that he developed on his farm in Jackson County. Like most native residents,...
    • Western Carolina University Hunter Library;
    •  Sylva High School basketball team

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    • The Sylva High School basketball team includes (from left to right) Coach Goodwin, Harrison, Cathey, Felix Potts, Richard Potts, Arthur Fincaunon, S. Moone, and Ralph Sutton.
    • Western Carolina University Hunter Library;
    •  Portrait: group

    • Ensley, A. L. (Abraham Lincoln), 1865-1948
    • Abraham Lincoln Ensley (1865-1948) was one of the earliest commercial photographers in western North Carolina. He made images, mostly portraits, on 5” x 7” glass plates that he developed on his farm in Jackson County. Like most native residents,...
    • Western Carolina University Hunter Library;
    •  George Masa

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    • Born and raised in Japan, George Masa (1881-1933) was known by the name Masahara Iizuka. He emigrated to the U.S. when he was 20 years old and, in 1915, came to Asheville, where he spent the rest of his life. After initially working at the Grove...
    • Western Carolina University Hunter Library;
    •  Conley Creek Church

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    • This photograph of Conley Creek Church includes L.E. Williams standing in the door.
    • Western Carolina University Hunter Library;
    •  Conley Creek Church

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    • This photograph of Conley Creek Church includes an assembly of church members.
    • Western Carolina University Hunter Library;
    • Asheville Road

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    • 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;
    • Views of Western North Carolina: Through Licklog and McElroy Tunnels

    • Lindsey, T. H. (Thomas H.)
    • Thomas H. Lindsey was a 19th century photographer based out of Asheville, North Carolina. He was one of the earliest commercial photographers to make scenic images of the region. This series of 5” x 8” prints were mounted to heavy card stock and...
    • Western Carolina University Hunter Library;
    • Waynesville, N.C.

    • unknown;
    • Early postcards illustrated life and scenery in western North Carolina. This double card is labeled, “Waynesville, N.C.; Bird's Eye View of Waynesville, N.C.; View of Plott's Balsam from Waynesville, N.C. "
    • Western Carolina University Hunter Library;
    • Views of Western North Carolina:  Mountain cabin

    • Lindsey, T. H. (Thomas H.)
    • Thomas H. Lindsey was a 19th century photographer based out of Asheville, North Carolina. He was one of the earliest commercial photographers to make scenic images of the region. This series of 5” x 8” prints were mounted to heavy card stock and...
    • Western Carolina University Hunter Library;
    • Views of Western North Carolina: Mountain Team - Comic

    • Lindsey, T. H. (Thomas H.)
    • Thomas H. Lindsey was a 19th century photographer based out of Asheville, North Carolina. He was one of the earliest commercial photographers to make scenic images of the region. This series of 5” x 8” prints were mounted to heavy card stock and...
    • Western Carolina University Hunter Library;
    • Views of Western North Carolina: Paint Rock Profile from below

    • Lindsey, T. H. (Thomas H.)
    • Thomas H. Lindsey was a 19th century photographer based out of Asheville, North Carolina. He was one of the earliest commercial photographers to make scenic images of the region. This series of 5” x 8” prints were mounted to heavy card stock and...
    • Western Carolina University Hunter Library;

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