Images from North Carolina Archives Week Open House held this past Thursday in the Reinhardt Room, Belk Library. This year's Archives Week celebrated food in North Carolina. Items on display from the W. L. Eury Appalachian Collection included a Watauga Kraut label, photographs of farming and food preparation, ephemera from local mills, and recipes.
Images from Camp Yonahlossee, a camp for young women that was located near Linville, North Carolina. More information will be posted on this collection when processing is completed.
For those interested in western North Carolina genealogy AC.198: Robert Calvin Proffit Papers provides many trails to follow in tracing the stories of families linked to the history of the region. According to the collection's biographical information:
Boone Cola advertisement, featuring a label inspired by a lithograph of the famous frontiersman and his hounds. The soft drink was manufactured in Spencer, Rowan County, North Carolina in the 1940s. Image from AC.500: Appalachian Cultural Museum Records.
"Edmonton Mitchell (1803-1919) Mitchell was 112 years old when the photo was taken in 1917. Thomas Jefferson was President when he was born; Woodrow Wilson when he died."
Images of the Land of Oz theme park once located on Beech Mountain, North Carolina from AC.500: Appalachian Cultural Museum Records. Left: Land of Oz publicity photograph, Right: Original sheet music manuscript of "Did You Come to See the Wizard?" an original composition from the Land of Oz theme park soundtrack.