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    • Lakemont, Ga

    • 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;
    •  Tallulah Falls Railroad: Magid Trestle

    • 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;
    •  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;
    •  Wharf, 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;
    •  Tallulah Falls Railroad: Wiley Trestle

    • 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;
    •  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;
    • Mead packaging  truck

    • 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;
    • Wagon and Oxen

    • 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;
    • Train entering Cowee Tunnel Just Below 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;
    •  Couple in horse-drawn 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;
    •  Men in horse-drawn 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;
    •  Couple in horse-drawn 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;
    • Going to Mill, Highlands, 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;
    • 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;
    • French Broad Valley, below Asheville

    • 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;
    • Southern Railroad Concrete Bridge across French Broad River, Asheville, N.C.

    • Brown Book Company (Asheville, N.C.);
    • Edwin Brown was listed as a bookstore manager for the printers Hackney & Moale in the 1907-1908 Asheville City Directory. A few years later, he was working for himself, having founded the Brown Book Company. Along with numerous postcards produced...
    • Western Carolina University Hunter Library;
    •  Man on horse afield

    • 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;
    •  Man on horse next to barn

    • 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;
    • Oaks Hotel Asheville, N. C.

    • 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;

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