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  • Local Subject: landscapes
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    •  Mountain landscape

    • Masa, George
    • This photograph of an Appalachian mountain landscape was made by George Masa (1881-1933). Masa was friends with Horace Kephart, a noted author and promoter of the park. Kephart’s many articles promoting regional conservation were illustrated...
    • 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;
    • View looking North from Dillsboro, N.C.

    • 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;
    • 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;
    • 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...
    • Western Carolina University Hunter Library;
    • Bird’s Eye View of Biltmore, 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;
    • Frozen Falls

    • 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;
    • Rododendron in Bloom near Mill Creek

    • 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;
    •  Forest landscape

    • 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;
    • Near Highlands, N.C.

    • 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;
    • New Found Gap trip

    • 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;
    • 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;
    •  North Carolina - South Carolina state line

    • Masa, George
    • This photograph made by George Masa (1881-1933) shows an intersection of gravel roads with signage at the North Carolina – South Carolina state line. The sign on the left says "South Carolina - Greenville" and "North Carolina - Henderson." The...
    • 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;
    • Grist Mill

    • 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;
    • Greenbriar Home

    • 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;
    •  Mount Mitchell and views ~ along Mt. Mitchell Motor Road

    • Masa, George
    • This photograph is part of series of images included in “Mount Mitchell and views ~ along Mt. Mitchell Motor Road.” The title page of the album reads, “Mount Mitchell. Top of Eastern America. Altitude 6,711 ft.” Photographer George Masa...
    • Western Carolina University Hunter Library;
    • Huggins Hell

    • 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;
    •  Mountain stream

    • 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;

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