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    • Girls Dormitory, Cullowhee, N.C.

    • unknown;
    • 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...
    • Western Carolina University Hunter Library;
    • Scene on C.S.N. Campus

    • unknown;
    • 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: family

    • 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...
    • Western Carolina University Hunter Library;
    • Duncan Bridge  with Lola 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;
    • Views of Western North Carolina: Deep Water Bridge and Trestle

    • 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...
    • Western Carolina University Hunter Library;
    • Views of Western North Carolina: Round Knob and Vicinity

    • 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...
    • Western Carolina University Hunter Library;
    • Views of Western North Carolina:  View near Hotel at Round Knob

    • 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...
    • Western Carolina University Hunter Library;
    •  Wolfork Creek Valley

    • 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;
    •  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...
    • Western Carolina University Hunter Library;
    • From Pearidge, Habersham Co.

    • 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;
    • From Pearidge, Habersham Co.

    • 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;
    •  Clarkesville Baptist

    • 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;
    • From Pearidge, Habersham Co.

    • 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;
    •  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...
    • Western Carolina University Hunter Library;
    • Wolfork Creek

    • 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;
    • Cashiers Valley, N.C., Whiteside Cove

    • 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;
    • Franklin - Highlands Rd.

    • 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;

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