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    • With Pen and Camera thro' the "Land of the Sky"

    • Waldron, Holman D. (Holman Douglas);
    • The full title of this book is “With Pen and Camera thro' the ‘Land of the Sky’: Western North Carolina and The Asheville Plateau.” The 50-page book, published in 1904, is illustrated with large format photographs on each page. With text...
    • Western Carolina University Hunter Library;
    •  Jarret House

    • 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;
    • Old bridge on Highlands-Franklin 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;
    • Hickory Nut Falls

    • Colton, Henry E.
    • This scenic engraving is included in “Mountain Scenery: The Scenery of the Mountains of Western North Carolina and Northwestern South Carolina.” The 120-page guide, written by Henry E. Colton (1836-1892), was published in 1859.
    • Western Carolina University Hunter Library;
    • Mitchell's Falls

    • Colton, Henry E.
    • This scenic engraving is included in “Mountain Scenery: The Scenery of the Mountains of Western North Carolina and Northwestern South Carolina.” The 120-page guide, written by Henry E. Colton (1836-1892), was published in 1859.
    • 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;
    • Toxaway Inn

    • Stone and Barringer Company
    • Early postcards illustrated life and scenery in western North Carolina. This card was made by Stone and Barringer, a company active in Charlotte from around 1905 until 1922. While Stone and Barringer published the standard smaller postcard-sized...
    • Western Carolina University Hunter Library;
    • Toxaway Inn - Greetings from the Land of the Sky

    • unknown;
    • Early postcards illustrated life and scenery in western North Carolina. This card depicting the Toxaway Inn in Transylvania County carries the message, “Greetings from the Land of the Sky.”
    • Western Carolina University Hunter Library;
    • Toxaway Inn From Hawk Mt.

    • Stone and Barringer Company
    • Early postcards illustrated life and scenery in western North Carolina. This card was made by Stone and Barringer, a company active in Charlotte from around 1905 until 1922. While Stone and Barringer published the standard smaller postcard-sized...
    • Western Carolina University Hunter Library;
    • Blue Ridge Inn, Hendersonville, N.C.

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

    • Stone and Barringer Company
    • Early postcards illustrated life and scenery in western North Carolina. This card was made by Stone and Barringer, a company active in Charlotte from around 1905 until 1922. While Stone and Barringer published the standard smaller postcard-sized...
    • Western Carolina University Hunter Library;
    • Mountain Meadows Inn, 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;
    • Gladstone Hotel, Glen Rock Station, 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;
    • Berkeley Hotel, 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;
    • Battery Park Hotel, Asheville, N.C.

    • unknown
    • Early postcards illustrating life and scenery in western North Carolina were published by several companies in and around the region. This postcard depicts Battery Park Hotel, once located in Asheville, North Carolina.
    • Western Carolina University Hunter Library;
    • Swannanoa Hotel 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;
    • Franklin area

    • 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;
    • Grand Central Hotel, 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;
    • Battery Park Hotel, 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;
    • Toxaway Inn, Lake Toxaway, 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;

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