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    • West Marshall, In the Land of the Sky

    • unknown;
    • Early postcards illustrated life and scenery in western North Carolina. This card is labeled, “West Marshall, In the Land of the Sky, Marshall, N.C.”
    • Western Carolina University Hunter Library;
    • Bryson City, N.C.

    • W.M. Cline Company
    • W.M. Cline, Co. was established in 1938 in Chattanooga, Tennessee. The company was founded by Walter Matson Cline, Jr. (1914-1984) who had learned photographer from his father, Walter M. Cline, Sr. (1873-1941). The elder Cline had come to...
    • Western Carolina University Hunter Library;
    • Cherokee, N.C.

    • W.M. Cline Company
    • W.M. Cline, Co. was established in 1938 in Chattanooga, Tennessee. The company was founded by Walter Matson Cline, Jr. (1914-1984) who had learned photographer from his father, Walter M. Cline, Sr. (1873-1941). The elder Cline had come to...
    • Western Carolina University Hunter Library;
    • Higlands, N.C. from Bear Pen Mt.

    • unknown;
    • Early postcards illustrated life and scenery in western North Carolina. This card depicts Highlands as seen from Bear Pen Mountain.
    • Western Carolina University Hunter Library;
    • Asheville, N.C.

    • Hackney & Moale Co. (Asheville, N.C.)
    • During the first decades of the 20th century, Hackney & Moale Co. was a publishing and printing firm with locations in Asheville, North Carolina. Banners on the front of their brick building advertised printing and binding services as well as...
    • Western Carolina University Hunter Library;
    • Pack Square, Looking West, Asheville, N.C.

    • Souvenir Post Card Company (New York, N.Y.)
    • Early postcards illustrating life and scenery in western North Carolina were published by several companies in and around the region. This postcard depicts Pack Square in the center of Asheville, North Carolina.
    • Western Carolina University Hunter Library;
    • Pack Square and Patton Avenue, 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;
    • Patton Ave. Looking toward Pack Square, Asheville, N.C.

    • Asheville Post Card Co.;
    • This card was made by the Asheville Post Card Company, located in Asheville. The company was founded in the first decades of the 20th century by Lamar Campbell Le Compte, who ran the company until his death in 1977. At the time of its closing, the...
    • Western Carolina University Hunter Library;
    • Patton Avenue at Night, Asheville, N.C.

    • Asheville Post Card and Pennant Company;
    • This card was made by the Asheville Post Card Company, located in Asheville. The company was founded in the first decades of the 20th century by Lamar Campbell Le Compte, who ran the company until his death in 1977. At the time of its closing, the...
    • Western Carolina University Hunter Library;
    • Franklin, N.C., from Roger's Hill

    • Smith, Frank T., 1858-1944
    • Early postcards illustrating life and scenery in western North Carolina were published by several companies in and around the region. Little is known about Frank T. Smith (1858-1944) who took the photographs that appear on this postcard. Smith...
    • Western Carolina University Hunter Library;
    • Bird’s-eye view of Bryson City, N.C.

    • unknown
    • Early postcards illustrated life and scenery in western North Carolina. This card depicting Bryson City resembles postcards of the late 19th century with images set within a frame against a light background.
    • Western Carolina University Hunter Library;
    • Franklin, N.C.

    • Smith, Frank T., 1858-1944
    • Early postcards illustrating life and scenery in western North Carolina were published by several companies in and around the region. Little is known about Frank T. Smith (1858-1944) who took the photographs that appear on this postcard. Smith...
    • Western Carolina University Hunter Library;
    • Franklin, N.C. as seen from R.R. Station

    • Smith, Frank T., 1858-1944
    • Early postcards illustrating life and scenery in western North Carolina were published by several companies in and around the region. Little is known about Frank T. Smith (1858-1944) who took the photographs that appear on this postcard. Smith...
    • Western Carolina University Hunter Library;
    • Looking North from Sylva, N. Car.  pre-publication card

    • unknown;
    • Early postcards illustrated life and scenery in western North Carolina. This card is labeled, “Looking North from Sylva, N. Car.” and shows the town of Sylva, the county seat of Jackson County.
    • Western Carolina University Hunter Library;
    • Cherokee main street

    • W.M. Cline Company
    • W.M. Cline, Co. was established in 1938 in Chattanooga, Tennessee. The company was founded by Walter Matson Cline, Jr. (1914-1984) who had learned photographer from his father, Walter M. Cline, Sr. (1873-1941). The elder Cline had come to...
    • Western Carolina University Hunter Library;
    • Birdseye View of Dillsboro, N.C., Graded School Building

    • Sherrill, George Dexter, 1879-1931
    • George Dexter Sherrill (1879–1931) was a commercial photographer in the first decades of the 20th century. Born in Dillsboro, North Carolina, Sherrill was related through marriage to glass-plate photographer, A.L. Ensley, a noted area portrait...
    • Western Carolina University Hunter Library;
    • Waynesville, N.C.

    • Sherrill's Art Store
    • George Dexter Sherrill (1879–1931) was a commercial photographer in the first decades of the 20th century. Born in Dillsboro, North Carolina, Sherrill was related through marriage to glass-plate photographer, A.L. Ensley, a noted area portrait...
    • Western Carolina University Hunter Library;
    • Hendersonville, N.C., from Ewarts Hill

    • Hackney & Moale Co. (Asheville, N.C.)
    • During the first decades of the 20th century, Hackney & Moale Co. was a publishing and printing firm with locations in Asheville, North Carolina. Banners on the front of their brick building advertised printing and binding services as well as...
    • Western Carolina University Hunter Library;
    • West Marshall, 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;
    • Bird's Eye View of Waynesville, N.C. / View of Plott's Balsam

    • Pelton, Herbert W.;
    • Early postcards illustrated life and scenery in western North Carolina. This “Bird’s Eye View of Waynesville” was made from an original photograph by Herbert W. Pelton (1879-1961). Pelton was active as a photographer in Asheville in the 1910s,...
    • Western Carolina University Hunter Library;

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